State officials are urging residents to buy locally-grown Christmas trees this season.
Here’s your guide to the 2013 Faneuil Hall Marketplace Holiday Tree Lighting Spectacular, which will air live on WBZ-TV on November 23.
Massachusetts fire officials are urging residents not to keep Christmas trees too long into the new year.
Lawrence firefighters remained at the scene Saturday morning of a huge fire overnight.
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee gave the public 30 minutes’ notice for this year’s tree lighting ceremony at the Statehouse, saying he wanted to avoid what happened last year when protesters crashed the event and it devolved into chaos.
The Board of Selectmen voted to ban lights from a spruce tree, which was donated in memory of a World War I Medal of Honor veteran.
The tree outside town hall is part of the town’s veterans’ memorial, and some veterans were angered by the lights last year.
It turns out that a local Church is linked historically to the start of the Christmas tree tradition in America.
They had gathered at the Statehouse, hoping to sing “O Christmas Tree” over Governor Lincoln Chafee’s speech.
I have three words for anyone who still thinks it’s the right thing to do to pretend a Christmas tree can’t be called by its proper name – please, stop it.