The older of the two Boston bombing suspects bought two mortar kits from a New Hampshire fireworks store in February.
A fundraiser is underway to help a two-year-old boy injured in a fireworks explosion.
Walpole Police Officer Robert Simmons had a heart attack in a room with about 50 other officers on July 3rd.
More potentially deadly undetonated fireworks are turning up in communities across Massachusetts.
People in Ware have found at least eight unexploded fireworks shells on the ground since the display on June 30. Two of them went off after a park worker drove a lawnmower over them. Ware is not the only town dealing with this problem.
At The WBZ Water Cooler: You watched them on the Esplanade, from the bridges and from your TV…but we took in the fireworks this week, from a few boats, down on the docks of Boston Harbor.
A private fireworks show in Abington was so large that firefighters parked nearby to keep an eye on it. Now the department is sending the homeowner a fire detail bill.
Boston police commissioner Ed Davis told WBZ the evacuation of the Esplanade went “very, very well.”
Hit play to see and hear the explosive orgy of light and sound that was the 2012 Boston fireworks finale.
Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.