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SEABROOK, N.H. -- Nine years after the fire chief nearly set fire to his brother-in-law's house with an errant mortar shot, one year after a home fireworks explosion wounded 13 in Pelham, and five months after one of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers bought gun powder-laden mortar kits from the state's leading fireworks retailer, consumer fireworks sales here are booming this July 4 season.
The Meredith Police Department never got a chance to use its grenade launcher. The equipment, obtained at least nine years ago through a U.S. Department of Defense program, was recalled by the Obama... 0