GAITHERSBURG – City staffers outlined state legislative goals for the City Council members to consider Tuesday night, which they hoped to accomplish with the assistance of the Maryland Municipal League during next year’s General Assembly session.
If you’re planning to watch fireworks on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Monday, plan to enter one of two security check points. If you don't want to make the trip to D.C., there are local venues listed below.
In the past year there have been at least two highly publicized injuries to athletes arising from the use of fireworks. Maryland has a statutory scheme in the Public Safety Article about their use. Maryland’s highest Court, in the case of Toms v. Calvary Assembly of God, has addressed whether the lawful presentation of a fireworks display is an abnormally dangerous activity so as to make the presenter strictly liable for any harm that ensues.