In Warren, a vigil for peace on the Fourth


The parade was a few miles to the south, but a few area residents marked the Fourth of July Thursday by standing for peace along Route 114 in Warren, near Campbell Street. Lisa Martins and Joyce Katzberg of Warren joined with Tom Perrotti (of Common Fence Point fame in Portsmouth) to hold their 20th annual Vigil for Peace, greeting thousands of parade-goers as they passed by on their way to the parade in Bristol.


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