Tuesday, December 25, 2012
There's not much better than a kid'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 kid'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 Melrose 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).
Monday, December 24, 2012
Find out what places will be open and closed Dec. 24-25.
Sunday, December 23, 2012
The North American Aerospace Defense Command has a website that now offers a Santa tracker mobile app to follow the jolly man's magical flight.
They sent him their wish lists, sat on his lap, and left cookies and milk for his arrival. Now the only thing left for children to do is track Santa's progress as he delivers gifts around the world on Christmas Eve. Thanks to the folks behind the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) website, families worldwide can now follow Santa's Christmas journey in real time. The tradition started in 1955 after an advertisement for Sears Roebuck & Co. misprinted a telephone number for a special "Santa hotline." Instead of reaching Kris Kringle, the number put kids through to the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) Commander-in-Chief’s operations, according to a description on the NORAD Tracks Santa Facebook page, which has more than …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The event is slated for 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 200 Franklin St.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Let us know if you are open on either holiday by posting a comment in the comments section below.
Calling all Melrose area businesses: Will you be open on either Christmas or New Years? If so, we want to hear from you. We are putting together a list of businesses open on Christmas and New Years and would like to add you to it. Tell us in the comments section below if you are open on Christmas or New Years and what your hours will be.