Where are you planning on finding your perfect Christmas tree this year?
With only a few weeks to go to Christmas, time is running out to find your perfect tree. To help give a little direction, we are asking local residents where you can go to shop for trees in town. Here's a few locations offering Christmas trees this year: Maher Garden Center 906 Aquidneck Avenue Offering Christmas trees, wreaths, baskets, centerpieces, ornaments, poinsettias Call for hours and prices: 401-846-7911 Home Depot 878 West Main Rd., Middletown Hours: Monday-Saturday 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call for prices: 401-845-5092 Sweet Berry Farm 915 Mitchell’s Lane, Middletown Also offering handmade wreaths, roping and greens, festive flower arrangements, and gift baskets. Hours 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily Call ahead for …
Gov. Chafee's office backtracks from an announcement Monday that there would be no official tree-lighting ceremony this year.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
There will be a tree-lighting ceremony this year after all. Gov. Lincoln Chafee's top press aide said Tuesday she spoke in error Monday when she said there would be no tree lighting ceremony. "There will be an official tree lighting ceremony at the State House with the Governor in attendance," said Christine Hunsinger in an email statement. No date has been set. Now, the question is, will protesters turn up again as they did last year, when Gov. Lincoln Chafee referred to the large evergreen in the middle of the State House rotonda as a holiday tree instead of a Christmas tree. The tree was erected Monday. Last December, Chafee was lambasted by GOP lawmakers, some talk show hosts, and the Roman Catholic Bishop Tobin for his decision to …