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Canton Expands Summer Concert Series

CANTON — Borrowing a trick from professional concert promoters, the town has used business sponsors to expand its annual series of summer music shows.

The free concert series runs each summer at Mills Pond Park and got started on Thursday with a show by The Kenn Morr Band.

In the past, there were six concerts but there will be eight this year, barring cancellations because of inclement weather. Director of Parks and Recreation Joshua Medeiros said the town got business sponsors this year, which helped fund more bands and ones that are better known like Eight to the Bar, which plays on July 21.

"We got a number of sponsorships this year and that let us...

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