Fourth of July celebrations across Baltimore County

As the county celebrates Independence Day, take a look at several of the events scheduled for the area, including Towson, Arbutus, Catonsville as well as other areas of the county and the greater Baltimore area. This includes the this weekend's Under Armour lacrosse tournament as well as the ever-popular Catonsville fireworks display.

Arbutus Fourth of July celebration offers hometown feeling

Arbutus Fourth of July celebration offers hometown feeling

Lured by its hometown feeling, Arbutus residents, and many others who don't live in the area, endured the heat and 100-degree plus temperatures to enjoy Wednesday afternoon's annual Fourth of July parade.  More...

Towson Fourth of July parade entertains thousands

Towson Fourth of July parade entertains thousands

With both ends of the bad-weather spectrum — thunderstorms and scorching heat — looming in the forecast, Towson Fourth of July parade organizers were given a warm, breezy morning to put on its annual show for the community.  More...

Parades electrify residents still surviving without power

Parades electrify residents still surviving without power

As 400 people gathered at the Roland Park Library for the annual Independence Day parade Wednesday morning, a Baltimore Gas & Electric crew was hard at work in an alley alongside the library - restoring power to homes that lost it in Friday's storm.  More...

Pictures: Catonsville 4th of July

Pictures: Catonsville 4th of July

Catonsville celebrates the 4th of July in typical American fashion by holding festive games organized by the Catonsville Men's Civic Association at Catonsville High School. Read about the festivities here.  More...

Towson Fourth: Tradition and patriotism step off on Independence Day

Towson Fourth: Tradition and patriotism step off on Independence Day

The Towson Fourth of July Parade will kick off next Wednesday, July 4, at 10:30 a.m., on Bosley Avenue at Towsontown Boulevard, with more than 100 units, military units, the Ravens Marching Band, residents from Rodgers Forge and a wave of soap bubbles.  More...

Owings Mills students mark Fourth of July with parade of paper floats

Owings Mills students mark Fourth of July with parade of paper floats

With limited materials, a patriotic theme, and their own ingenuity, students at The Harbour School put together their ninth annual Fourth of July parade of paper floats Tuesday.  More...

Baby adopted from China celebrates birthday July 4

Baby adopted from China celebrates birthday July 4

On the eve of adopting their second daughter from China, Stephen and Tracy Namie looked out their hotel room on a late December night in Nanjing and saw fireworks bursting on the horizon.  More...

Arbutus Fourth of July Parade still sparks a thrill for long-time East Drive resident

Arbutus Fourth of July Parade still sparks a thrill for long-time East Drive resident

Leon Lineburg called the annual Fourth of July celebrations that sends a parade through downtown Arbutus "busy as the devil."  More...

Independence day nears for young bluebirds in Lake Montebello

Independence day nears for young bluebirds in Lake Montebello

The Independence Day holiday will be momentous for five newly hatched bluebirds at Lake Montebello.  More...

Pictures: Lake Montebello bluebirds

Pictures: Lake Montebello bluebirds

The nestlings, hatched in mid-June, have survived everything from a lawnmower that hit their nesting box to Friday's freak storm and heat in the 100s. Read about the birds and their Lake Montebello home here.  More...

Pictures: Jacksonville 4th of July Bike and Pet Parade

Pictures: Jacksonville 4th of July Bike and Pet Parade

The Jacksonville parade was held at the Manor Shopping Center on Saturday, June 30.  More...

County fireworks displays will light up the sky for the Fourth of July

County fireworks displays will light up the sky for the Fourth of July

The following is the 2012 schedule of Independence Day fireworks displays around Baltimore County that have been approved by the Baltimore County Fire Marshal's Office.  More...

Towson Fourth: 'Bubble man' hopes crowd will break record, raise cancer awareness

Towson Fourth: 'Bubble man' hopes crowd will break record, raise cancer awareness

Before the bands, convertibles and classic cars ramble past the spectators who line downtown Towson for the annual Fourth of July parade next Wednesday, July 4, organizers are hoping the excited parade-goers will take part in a potentially record-breaking event.  More...

Towson Fourth: Parade honorees saw war, bigotry and victory as Tuskegee Airmen

Towson Fourth: Parade honorees saw war, bigotry and victory as Tuskegee Airmen

Since the cinematic release early this year of the movie "Red Tails,"about the all-black Tuskegee Airmen who fought in World War II, Baltimore County's two "DOTA" – Documented Original Tuskegee Airmen – have been in high demand.  More...

Now grounded, Arbutus native led planes flying over Fourth of July parade

Now grounded, Arbutus native led planes flying over Fourth of July parade

James Coolahan hasn't exactly had his wings clipped, but for the second straight year he will not have the bird's eye view of the Arbutus Fourth of July parade he once enjoyed.  More...

Towson Fourth: Rodgers Forge ready to bask in Fourth of July glow

Towson Fourth: Rodgers Forge ready to bask in Fourth of July glow

This Fourth of July, the Rodgers Forge Community is intending to enjoy its moment in the spotlight.  More...

AAA expects increase in travel for July Fourth

AAA expects increase in travel for July Fourth

More Marylanders will be celebrating July Fourth away from home this year, according to AAA, which is forecasting the steepest increase in travel in more than a decade.  More...

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