Fourth Of July

Blue Angels fly over the Boston Harbor.

Boston Celebrates 4th Of July, Bicentennial Of The War Of 1812

The city of Boston is always the place to be on the Fourth of July, and for some people, it’s an all-day party.


Sparkler (Photo credit LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images)

Mass. State Rep. Candidate Calls Sparkler Ban “Anti-American”

Marty Lamb, who’s running for state representative, says he wants Massachusetts to consider legalizing sparklers, which are allowed in 46 other states.


New York (Photo Credit: Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Behind The Fireworks – Interview With Producer Of Country’s Largest Fireworks Display

Pyro Spectaculars produces some of the biggest July 4th fireworks displays. We talked to them about their plans for this year.


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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4th Of July Weekend Fireworks Forecast

There will be a cold front moving through our area Sunday evening with some fairly significant showers and thunderstorms.


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.


Military F-15 Jet

Military Flyover To Kick Off Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

When Boston celebrates the Fourth of July next week, not all of the performers will be on the ground. The celebration on the Esplanade begins with a military flyover.