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This year, the Fourth of July holiday, known for fireworks, falls on a Sunday.

The town of Carthage has an ordinance addressing fireworks and the Fourth of July falling on a Sunday.

“The discharge of fireworks shall only be for two holidays per year: Independence Day (Fourth of July) and New Year’s Eve.

If the holiday falls on a Sunday through Thursday, the discharge of fireworks will be allowed from dusk until 10:00 p.m. on that day.

Any person or persons found to be in violation of the regulations set forth shall be subject to the following: Officer discretion will be used to determine whether or not to issue a warning or cite the individual into City Court.

If individuals are found to be in violation of this Ordinance, the fireworks possessed by said individual may be confiscated to prevent further violations.”