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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Wrapping up seasonal performances with holiday bow

    Wrapping up seasonal performances with holiday bow
    For weeks we've seen holiday celebrations of drama, dance and song on stages at the Chesapeake Arts Center, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Anne Arundel Community College's Kauffman Theater, St. John's College and area churches. The final Sunday...
  • Sleet, Heavy Winds Could Cause Trouble For Holiday Travelers

    Sleet, Heavy Winds Could Cause Trouble For Holiday Travelers
    We might not get a white Christmas this year, but we could get a wet and windy one. The National Weather Service has issued a "hazardous weather outlook" for Hartford, Tolland and Windham counties for the next seven days as a low-pressure system moves...
  • Ideologically pure Christmas carols, perfect for the holidays

     Ideologically pure Christmas carols, perfect for the holidays
    Christmas — or "the holidays," as it's called by people who watch MSNBC — brings families together to celebrate all they have in common while arguing noisily about all that sets them apart. Of all the yuletide dividers, none is more powerful...
  • Person to Person: How to turn down holiday tension

    Does your family tension rise during the holiday season? You know how this goes. Everything from pressure-filled holiday events to overspending can cause quarreling. And let's not overlook Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which makes many individuals...
  • Susan Tompor: Scammers try to impersonate big names, like Target

    Remember all those data breaches at big-name retailers? Well, now holiday shoppers are being warned about potential scams via text, email and even the phone. The headlines are filled with the shocking developments out of the Sony Pictures hacking. But...
  • Red-suit confidential: What it's like to be Santa

    SEATTLE Some kids shy or scared don't know what to make of a big, jolly guy in a fuzzy red suit, let alone ask him for anything. Others whip out newspaper ads to show Santa exactly what they want and where he can find it. Some even circle the price, says...
  • Lowest gas prices on Xmas since 2008, AAA predicts

    Lowest gas prices on Xmas since 2008, AAA predicts
    Here's a welcome holiday gift: Gas prices should be the lowest on Christmas Day since 2008 and dip below $2 per gallon at some Florida stations next week, according to travel club AAA. Those lower prices are spurring forecasts of heaviest year-end...
  • Rain likely on Christmas Eve, cooler on holiday

    Rain likely on Christmas Eve, cooler on holiday
    Santa likely will encounter rain and maybe even a storm when he flies into South Florida on Christmas Eve. There also might be a shower or two on Thursday, Christmas Day, but at least the temperatures should be pleasant, in the mid 70s during the day...
  • Outdoor homeless feedings can continue through holidays, Fort Lauderdale says

    Outdoor homeless feedings can continue through holidays, Fort Lauderdale says
    When it comes to feeding the homeless, the city won't be the Grinch who stole Christmas dinner after all. It voluntarily agreed on Monday to suspend enforcement of its ordinance restricting outdoor feedings for another 45 days while courts consider...
  • Glastonbury Holiday Closings For Town Services

    GLASTONBURY — With both the Christmas and New Year's Day holidays falling on a Thursday, a number of town services will be closed on the following Friday. Town hall offices will close at noon on Christmas Eve and will remain closed until Monday....
  • Middletown Funeral Home Offering Free Christmas Meal For 17th Year

    Middletown Funeral Home Offering Free Christmas Meal For 17th Year
    MIDDLETOWN — The Coughlin-Lastrina Funeral Home for the 17th year will offer a free holiday meal for anyone in need of a place to enjoy Christmas Eve. Sebastian Lastrina and his family cook a holiday menu of ham, roast chicken, pasta, salad,...