Usually we just have one mayor, but this week, we have hundreds, here for the US Conference of Mayors, and they'll be celebrating with a fireworks display from the water off the Kennedy Library, starting around 9:30 p.m. So get yourself to a Dorchester or South Boston beach or high point, or just get your dog's thunder blanket ready.
Boston Harbor fireworks start at 8:15 p.m..
Cheyenne was among the many people who watched the fireworks over Boston Harbor tonight - and who wondered what the reason was. Joe Phalen reports they were set off from a barge off 50 Liberty in the Seaport. Spencer Buell reports he called Boston and State Police and the city (don't worry - he's a reporter; knows not to call 911) and that nobody had an answer.
UPDATE: BFD spokesman Steve MacDonald reports the privately financed show was put on by Atlas Pyro of Jaffrey, NH for an events-production company called Fresh Wata in Las Vegas, NV.
National Park Service Ranger Giles Parker alerts us to fireworks between 9 and 10 p.m. over Georges Island.
Police from E-5 were kept busy tonight trying to find out who was setting off fireworks in Roslindale. Residents reported hearing the booms from Fallon Field to Allendale Woods around 11:30 p.m.; police spent some time in the area of Centre and Hewlett streets.
Italian in Boston watched the New Year's fireworks over Boston Harbor.
Myron Freeman watched the fireworks in the rain last night.
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports somebody's gotten permission to shoot off fireworks over the Charles by the Museum of Science for about 10 minutes tonight, starting around 9:30 p.m.
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