Support the news

Officials Detail Security Plans For Fourth Of July Esplanade Celebration01:42

This article is more than 5 years old.

Fourth of July celebrations on Boston's Esplanade have changed since the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013. Tighter security cordons are now the norm, along with a heightened police presence and video surveillance.

Listen above to a report from WBUR's Simon Rios on this year's security plans for the Hatch Shell festivities.

This segment aired on June 25, 2015.

Simón Rios Twitter Reporter
Simón Ríos is an award-winning bilingual reporter in WBUR's newsroom.


Support the news