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Boston Pops

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Find A Fireworks Display Near You

Dozens of communities across eastern and central Massachusetts will be celebrating July 4th with fireworks.

CBS Boston–07/03/2014

Storrow Drive. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)

Boston Road Closures For Fireworks Spectacular On July 3

Despite July 3 being a business day, there will be a number of road closures following the morning commute.

07/02/2014

Preparations continued on Wednesday for the Boston Pops show on the Esplanade. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular On Esplanade Moved To July 3 Due To Weather

The threat from Tropical Storm Arthur has prompted Massachusetts State Police to move the July 4th festivities on the Esplanade up to July 3.

07/02/2014

Boston Children’s Chorus (Photo from Boston Children’s Chorus/Facebook)

Award-Winning Boston Children’s Chorus Returns To Pops Spectacular

The Boston Children’s Chorus will return to the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular for the first time in eight years.

07/02/2014

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–07/02/2014

State Police Colonel Tim Alben updated the public Tuesday on Boston's July 4 festivities. (WBZ-TV)

State Police Taking ‘Wait And See’ Weather Approach For Esplanade Festivities

State Police are taking a wait and see approach for any possible changes to the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular.

07/01/2014

Members of the Boston Pops play a pop-up concert at Logan Airport to promote the live webcast of their Fourth of July show at the Esplanade. (Photo by David Wade)

Boston Pops Concert Pops Up At Logan To Promote July 4th Spectacular Webcast

Members of the Pops, including conductor Keith Lockhart, will perform across the Northeast all day Monday.

06/30/2014

State Police Bomb Squad with robot. (WBZ-TV)

Police Inundated With Suspicious Backpack Calls Since Marathon Bombings

Massachusetts State Police say they’re getting more calls than ever before to check possible explosives and suspicious items.

06/26/2014

Esplanade (WBZ-TV)

Police To Use New High-Tech Surveillance At Fourth Of July Celebration

The security around this year’s Fourth of July Esplanade celebration may be more high-tech than ever before.

06/18/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

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