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4th Of July


WBZ Water Cooler: Weekend Cookout Advice From Woodman’s Of Essex

At the WBZ Water Cooler: The holiday weekend has people doing all sorts of summer activities.


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Security Restrictions Do Little To Dampen Spirits On Esplanade

Security restrictions did little to dampen the spirits of those on the Esplanade Thursday.


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Man Accused Of Firing More Than 70 Rounds Near Maine Parade Arrested

A man is in police custody after they say he fired more than 70 rounds of ammunition Thursday morning.


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For Some, Castle Island A More Serene Way To Spend The 4th

It’s not jam-packed like the Esplanade. On Castle Island, the crowd is more spread out and it’s more serene.


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Live Reports From The Esplanade For The 4th Of July

Live reports from the Esplanade for the 4th of July.


State Police have shut down parts of Storrow Drive near the Esplanade for security precautions. (Photo by Mark Lund)

Police: No Threats To Boston 4th Of July Celebration

Boston’s big Fourth of July Celebration promises to be a great show but security is tighter than ever.


bomb sniffing dog inside MBTA station

MBTA Announces Stepped Up Security, Free Rides Home For July 4th

The MBTA says it is planning a large security increase on July 4.


A year later, scars still visible on Foy family members. (CBS)

Family Burned In Firework-Sparked Blaze Pushes NH Lawmakers For Changes

It was last July 3rd at a holiday party hosted by a Pelham homeowner, intent on shooting off a lot more than firecrackers and bottle rockets.


Ayla Brown (Publicity photo)

Wrentham’s Ayla Brown Ready To Play Show Of A Lifetime

She’s a hometown girl who is about to play the hometown show of a lifetime.


Fireworks during the Boston Pops 4th of July Spectacular.

Planning Guide For Spending July 4th On The Boston Esplanade

Here’s a guide for everything you need to know for the 4th of July celebration on the Esplanade.

CBS Boston–06/28/2013