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Party like it's 1776

Fireworks during the Macy's Fourth of July celebration in New York, U.S., on Sunday, July 4, 2021. Macys annual fireworks display returned to its usual grand scale over the East River this July 4.
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Fireworks during the Macy's Fourth of July celebration in New York, U.S., on Sunday, July 4, 2021. Macys annual fireworks display returned to its usual grand scale over the East River this July 4.

Connecticut is already planning its celebration of the 250th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Brace yourselves for some holiday traffic this weekend, an investigation into the deaths of two Bridgeport women has been closed, and a program meant to help military families with LGBTQ children still presents some challenges.

Sabrina is host and producer of WSHU’s daily podcast After All Things. She also produces the climate podcast Higher Ground and other long-form news and music programs at the station. Sabrina spent two years as a WSHU fellow, working as a reporter and assisting with production of The Full Story.