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Positive resolution after Hurricane Arthur cancellation

ShareWe are pleased to announce that we have reached an amicable agreement with the fireworks provider regarding the cancellation of the 2014 fireworks: we have recently signed a contract addendum that reschedules the fireworks to July 4th of 2015 with

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Marblehead Fireworks CANCELED

ShareWe have just been informed by our fireworks provider that due to unsafe sea conditions on Saturday morning the captain of the tug boat has decided that it will not be possible to move the fireworks barge to Marblehead harbor

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Online Donations Now Accepted

ShareNEW for 2014: In order to allow for online donations to the Fireworks Fund, we have recently established a separate Friends of the Marblehead Fireworks non-profit organization that is now accepting online donations via PayPal or credit card.

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2014 Fireworks Information

ShareWelcome to the updated 2014 Marblehead Fireworks and Harbor Illumination Web Site. We hope you will find the site informational and entertaining. We also hope that by starting to think about the summer you will be motivated to send us a

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Thank you!

ShareA big thank you to all the donors, boy scouts, businesses in town, Police, Fire, Harbormaster, Park&Rec, and other town departments, yacht clubs, dock masters, civilian barge patrol boats, and all volunteers who helped to make this another memorable Independence Day

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Fireworks over Little Harbor in Marblehead

ShareA view of tonight’s fireworks over Little Harbor from Wednesdays in MHD Full size (uncompressed) image and more about how the image came to be can be found on his website:

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ShareSunset sky over Marblehead harbor…

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Security zone and barge patrol

SharePlease observe the safety zone around the barge, marked by orange tetrahedron buoys and patrolled by our civilian boat patrol volunteers flying orange privileged vessel flags.

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ShareWhen you visit the Marblehead Festival of Arts exhibits today or this weekend, make sure to check out Mimi Andler’s wonderful painting “Illumination”, which is shown at Abbot Hall.

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Aerial photo

ShareFireworks barge is in position at the mouth of the harbor and fireworks are on board. Please stay clear of the barge all day.

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Friends of the Marblehead Fireworks

In order to allow for online donations to the Fireworks Fund, we have recently established a separate Friends of the Marblehead Fireworks non-profit organization that is now accepting online donations via PayPal or credit card.


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