July 4th http://ripr.org en TS Arthur Bringing Rain, Clouds To July 4th Celebrations http://ripr.org/post/ts-arthur-bringing-rain-clouds-july-4th-celebrations <p>Forecasters say it’s a tossup whether the rain that will come with Tropical Storm Arthur will dampen parades during the day or fireworks at night. The National Weather Service is expecting the storm to move past us Friday into early Saturday.</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 18:48:49 +0000 Catherine Welch 36133 at http://ripr.org TS Arthur Bringing Rain, Clouds To July 4th Celebrations More Drivers Hitting The Road This July 4th Weekend http://ripr.org/post/more-drivers-hitting-road-july-4th-weekend <p>As always Independence Day travel is expected to be heavy. This year will see about 41 million people moving around the country.</p><p></p><p>That’s about two percent higher than last year’s rate, which may be in part due to the holiday falling on a Friday.</p><p>In New England nearly three percent more people are expected to travel.&nbsp;David Raposa of AAA of Southern New England attributes the higher travel rate in New England to one thing: the region’s small size.</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:33:40 +0000 John Bender 36112 at http://ripr.org More Drivers Hitting The Road This July 4th Weekend The July 4th Ancients & Horribles Parade in Chepachet http://ripr.org/post/july-4th-ancients-horribles-parade-chepachet <p></p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 01:51:38 +0000 Catherine Welch 17909 at http://ripr.org The July 4th Ancients & Horribles Parade in Chepachet