Just before the clock strikes midnight, fireworks blast and ‘Auld Lang Syne’ is sung, there are hours of work that go into preparation.
Folks are getting into the holiday spirit in Maryland as they gather in Mount Vernon for an annual lighting ceremony. The Washington Monument in Baltimore will soon become a bright spot of the season.
The Baltimore Fire Department will soon be requiring that firefighters get more formal education before they move up in the ranks.
Deputy State Fire Marshals are investigating how a 14-year-old boy got illegal fireworks after he ignited them and injured himself.
Celebrating the Fourth under a watchful eye. Baltimore City police beefed up patrols to keep it a safe holiday.
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.
Hundreds of thousands of Americans from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic were preparing to spend the Fourth of July like the nation’s founders did in 1776, without the conveniences of electricity and air conditioning.
When about 20,000 people spread out over Antietam National Battlefield on July 7, many staking out a spot with a blue tarp or blanket, the park will be transformed in a way that only happens during the annual Independence Day celebration.
It’s that time of year! As we get closer to the Fourth of July, fireworks are center stage.
Pyro Spectaculars produces some of the biggest July 4th fireworks displays. We talked to them about their plans for this year.
Festivities continue across Maryland as we celebrate the bicentennial of the War of 1812.
Baltimore County has released a schedule of fireworks displays for 2012.