July 4

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

Gas pump (WBZ-TV)

Higher Gas Prices And Heavy Traffic Predicted For July 4 Weekend

AAA predicts two records this week: the most July 4 holiday road trips in seven years and the highest July Fourth Holiday gas prices in six years.

06/30/2014

Photo by Meghan Ross

DIY July 4th Crafts For Your Backyard Party

Craft projects can be enjoyed by guests of all ages at your Independence Day cookout.

06/24/2014

(Photo from notch brewing/Facebook)

Ask A Boston Bar Manager: The July 4th Party-Themed Craft Beer Line-Up

Chris Sheridan, Beverage Manager of Wilcox Hospitality Group shares his thoughts on the best craft brews for 4th of July-themed events.

06/21/2014

Boston Pops. (WBZ-TV)

Attendance Down For July 4th Boston Esplanade Celebration

Amid high temperatures and heightened security, attendance appeared down Thursday at Boston’s Fourth of July celebration.

07/04/2013

bomb sniffing dog inside MBTA station

MBTA Announces Stepped Up Security, Free Rides Home For July 4th

The MBTA says it is planning a large security increase on July 4.

07/02/2013

Curious About July 4th Concert

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

WBZ-TV–07/05/2011

Lionel Richie (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Lionel Richie To Headline Boston Pops 4th Of July

Lionel Richie will perform at this year’s Fourth of July celebration in Boston.

06/20/2011

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