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Tree Lighting

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee speaks during day one of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on Sept. 4, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

RI Gov Only Gives Public 30-Minute Notice For State Tree Lighting Ceremony

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.

11/29/2012

Christmas Tree (Vyacheslav Oseledko/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Tree Lightings And Holiday Celebrations

Cities and towns throughout the region have planned a variety of events to celebrate the holiday season. WTIC News has compiled a partial list.

11/21/2011