Tuesday, December 25, 2012
There's not much better than a child's face when they run to the tree in the morning and start ripping into all the gifts Santa brought them. Share your moments of joy!
"Opening presents is like playing air hockey with God," is what Matthew Inman of The Oatmeal once wrote in trying to capture the joy of children opening gifts on Christmas morning. There's not much better than a child's face when they run to the tree in the morning and start ripping into all the gifts Santa brought them. Let's share those moments here and put a smile on everyone's face with a gallery of Bristol and Warren kids opening their gifts on Christmas morning. Click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button to add your photo or video to our gallery. Who knows, your kid might go viral like the "Nintendo 64 kid" (see attached video).
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is hosting a 'holiday tree' lighting next week, despite objections.
Holiday tree or Christmas tree? Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is calling the 17-foot spruce tree that will be lit inside the Statehouse rotunda a "holiday tree," even though the General Assembly passed a resolution calling it a "Christmas tree" earlier this year. According to The Providence Journal, the governor is defending his use of the term, saying it honors Rhode Island's heritage as a refuge for religious tolerance three centuries ago. Some state lawmakers criticize his position, and an Associated Press story on the issue has been picked up across the country. News outlets such as The Washington Post, MSNBC and the Huffington Post have all run with the story. The governor is inviting all Rhode Islanders to join him and his wife …
Monday, November 28, 2011
Organizer says this year's fest biggest attendance in 23 years.
Warren's 23rd Annual Holiday Festival drew the largest crowd in the fest's history said Santa Claus, as he addressed a street full of fans Friday night on the steps of Warren's Town Hall. Lest anyone doubt St. Nick, festival organizer Marilyn Mathison backed up the assertion. "This is the most people I've ever seen at the fest," she said. All over downtown streets were filled with visitors making their way from one pit stop to the next. Mary MacKenzie, in town from California to visit her daughter, said that the community support and togetherness was comforting. “It’s reminiscent of years gone by." On Narragansett Way fest favorites “A Different Spin” wowed the crowd with fire twirling set to theatrical music. The group emcee, a gentleman…