Esplanade

(credit: Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Find A Fireworks Display Near You

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

CBS Boston–06/17/2015

Boston MedFlight. (WBZ-TV file image)

Laser Light Aimed At Boston MedFlight Helicopter Cockpit

The Boston MedFlight was bringing a patient to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center around 2:30 a.m. when a green laser was flashed into the helicopter’s cockpit.

05/27/2015

The Charles River (Photo by William B. Plowman/Getty Images)

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Charles River

The Charles River sits right in Boston’s backyard. But here are five things you don’t know about it.

CBS Boston–09/05/2014

People evacuated Esplanade ahead of storms, July 3, 2014. (Photo credit: Boston Globe)

Severe Weather Forces Evacuation Of Esplanade

The Esplanade was evacuated early due to severe weather approaching the Boston area.

07/03/2014

Finishing touches were done on the Esplanade on July 3 as the fireworks show neared. (WBZ-TV)

Spectators, Vendors Deal With Last-Minute Changes For Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

Stage crews scrambled to get the Hatch Shell ready to rock for everyone who made the pilgrimage.

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

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

State Police Colonel Tim Alben. (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

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