Parade off, fireworks on

ORFORD—Many community members in Orford and Fairlee are disappointed that the traditional Fourth of July parade and some other associated traditions have been cancelled this year.The extended I-91 closure has diverted southbound interstate traffic onto Route 5, past Bridge Street and through Fairlee village. As a results, organizers suspended the Independence Day parade and related festivities on the town common until next year. But the fireworks are still on.