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School buses in Littleton were charred by vandals Wednesday night.

Vandals Torch Littleton School Buses Using Fireworks

Vandals torched three school buses at the Russell Street Bus Yard in Littleton on Wednesday night.


Curious About July 4th Concert

Who sang the Star Spangled Banner during the fireworks display in Boston? – Bill, Plainville


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Hundreds Of Thousands Show Up For Boston Pops July 4th Spectacular

Hundreds of thousands of revelers with American flags and picnic coolers have descended on the Esplanade in Boston in preparation for the annual fireworks show and Boston Pops concert.


The Esplanade

July 4th Road Closures In Boston

The Massachusetts State Police has announced road closures in Boston for the July 4th holidays.


Michael Chiklis performs during the Boston Pops 4th of July concert rehearsal at the Hatch Shell on the Esplanade in Boston, Sunday, July 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Boston Pops, McBride, Chiklis Ready To Go For Fireworks Spectacular

Despite the gray skies and threat of some rain, the usual large crowd came to the Esplanade for Sunday night’s Boston Pops’ rehearsal for the 4th of July.


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July 4th Preps Underway At Esplanade

Esplanade preps are underway.


Fans wave flags during the Boston Pops 4th of July Spectacular.

Keller @ Large: Can 4th Of July Celebrations Affect Kids’ Future Political Views?

It’s shaping up to be a great holiday weekend. So, if you take your kids to a fireworks show, are you influencing how they vote in the future? Jon Keller is at large.


Fireworks Safety Demonstration

State Fire Marshal Stresses Safety With Fireworks

The Fourth of July and fireworks go hand-in-hand, and fire officials say you should leave the shows to the professionals.


Michael Chiklis arrives at the 2011 People's Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 5, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Chiklis Thrilled To Host & Sing At Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

This year, the Boston Pops fireworks show is getting a new host: Hollywood star Michael Chiklis. It’s a dream come true for the local native.


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Mass. Lawmaker Pushing For Bill To Legalize Fireworks

With the Fourth of July around the corner, State Rep. Richard Bastien of Gardner is trying to get some traction for a fireworks bill he filed earlier this year.