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One of the many Rex Trailer items for sale.  (Image credit: Kaminski Auctions)

‘Boomtown’ Items From Rex Trailer’s Estate Up For Auction

Nearly 20 years’ worth of memories will go on sale Sunday when an auction house sells off pieces of “Boomtown.”


Rex Trailer (Family photo)

Mass. Senate Passes Bill Naming Rex Trailer State’s Official Cowboy

Trailer hosted the popular children’s television show “Boomtown,” on WBZ-TV from 1956 to 1974.


Rex Trailer in 2011. (Photo courtesy: Wikimedia Commons-Ken Carson)

Rex Trailer Of ‘Boomtown’ Remembered At Emerson Memorial Service

“New England Cowboy” Rex Trailer passed away in January but on Tuesday, some of his famous fans came together to celebrate his legacy.


Rex Trailer (Family photo)

All Things Travel: Rex Trailer Helped Travel In New England

Rex Trailer of WBZ-TV Boomtown fame, who died last week, was also a boom to travel in New England.


Members of the Boston Bruins scrimmage at BU's Agganis Arena on Monday, January 7, 2013. (Photo by WBZ-TV's Dan Roche)

Soundbytes Of The Week: 1/11

Rex Trailer remembered. Pats fans hoping Houston has a problem, again.


Rex Trailer (Family photo)

Rex Trailer, Host Of WBZ-TV’s ‘Boomtown,’ Dies

Boston TV icon Rex Trailer died Wednesday night, his family announced on his website Thursday.


Rex Trailer in 2011. (Photo courtesy: Wikimedia Commons-Ken Carson)

Rex Trailer Battling Pneumonia In Florida Hospital

Boston TV icon Rex Trailer is in the intensive care unit of a Florida hospital, his family told WBZ-TV Tuesday.


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WBZ Water Cooler 2011 Year In Review: Hope Solo, Grace Potter

At the WBZ Water Cooler this week: We recap our first year of the WBZ Water Cooler.


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WBZ Water Cooler: Rex Trailer, Official State Cowboy?

At the WBZ Water Cooler this week: There’s a bill on Beacon Hill, that would make Rex Trailer the official state cowboy.


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State Sen. Fargo Proposes A Mass. State Cowboy

Massachusetts has a state fish, a state doughnut and a state fossil.