In a Yuletide turnaround, Gov. Lincoln Chafee is now calling this year’s Statehouse spruce a Christmas tree, saying his past practice of calling it a holiday tree generated too much anger.
Connecticut has a wealth of tree farms where you can spend the day searching for and cutting down a tree to represent all of your family’s Christmas wishes.
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.
There will be a tree lighting ceremony at the Rhode Island Statehouse after all.