Police say it isn't as easy for them to enforce as you might think.
Businesses went patriotic Thursday to get a jump start on the holiday weekend. Street performers were hoping the holiday would bring in some extra dough. Others were just out to have fun.
It takes hundreds of hours of work to prepare for one fireworks show, but Tom Swenson and his crew at Northstar Fireworks have a much bigger challenge. They peform almost 100 shows in Vermont during the week of the 4th.