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Alves, Tomkinson/Wareham Police
Alves, Tomkinson/Wareham Police

Wareham Police Arrest Two on Gun, Alcohol Charges

While spectators for Wareham's Fourth of July fireworks were celebrating their freedom, two men were being arrested nearby.

Police Chief Kevin Walsh says officers working the fireworks event Saturday received information that one of three people walking on Onset Avenue may have had a handgun

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Elizabeth Young

Five for the Fourth

Today we celebrate our country's birthday, and there plenty of awesome events happening across the SouthCoast in recognition of Independence Day.

Here's our list of Five Things to Do for the Fourth:

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Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images

New Bedford Celebrates The Fourth

New Bedford is again hosting its annual Fourth of July Fireworks Show on Saturday along the waterfront. The pyrotechnics will be fired from a barge in waters off the State Pier, starting at 9pm.

Mayor Jon Mitchell says Hawthorne Medical Associates is again sponsoring the fireworks display

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Public Safety Officials Remind Residents About Dangers Of Illegal Fireworks

The Fourth of July weekend is upon us and some people may be thinking about messing around with illegal fireworks in their backyards.

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Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Keating On July 4th Terror Threats: “There’s Reason To Be Concerned”

The FBI and Homeland Security came out this week, warning of increased terrorist communication activity ahead of the Independence Day weekend. Both entities say there is a heightened concern of terror attacks targeting Fourth of July celebrations

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Freedom Festival | UMD
Freedom Festival | UMD

The 20th Annual Freedom Festival at UMass Dartmouth

Thanks to the generous support of Bristol County Savings Bank, the annual Freedom Festival is back!  Celebrate America's Independence Day at  the 20th Annual UMass Dartmouth Freedom Festival on Friday, July 3rd.

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New Bedford Police

New Bedford Man Arrested in July 4th Break-In

A man accused of breaking into a music store on the Fourth of July has been arrested in New Bedford.

Police say 18-year-old Raul Cruz-Martinez of Nye Street was taken into custody just after 9:30 Friday night, after the owner of the International Guatemala Musica store saw the suspect ride by his Acushnet Avenue business on his bicycle

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Getty Images

American’s Celebrate the Fourth of July in Washington DC

Thousands of Americans flocked to the National Mall to celebrate the Fourth of July with a fireworks display, performances by Neil Diamond and Barry Manilow and selections from the "Lincoln" score played by the National Symphony Orchestra.

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Getty Images

Joey Chestnut Eats His Way to Seventh Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Win

Joey Chestnut has downed 69 franks and devoured his own record in the annual hot dog eating contest.

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Boston Ups July 4th Security, Revelers Resolute

Many people say they won't skip Boston's public July Fourth party just because authorities have said that the Boston Marathon suspects first considered attacking that day.

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