There will be plenty of activities including the village tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 1.
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Friday, December 16, 2011
Decorating writer Linda Braden, author of the "it all started with paint" blog, shares ideas for making a beautiful and elegant Christmas tree.
The following is an excerpt from "it all started with paint" blog. O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree .. … why are your branches leaning? Every year it seems like our Christmas tree tilts. Either our house is crooked, or the husband and the kids – who are in charge of picking out the tree - just can’t see straight. Oh well, it doesn’t really matter. In the end it looks pretty. Even if this year it has an extra Seuss-esque curve at the top. We don’t change it up and do a different ‘theme tree’ each year. A theme that involves red bows and baby’s breath as snow was set many years ago … by none other than me. I shamelessly copied it from my sister in New Jersey. I figured with me in Chicago – and 1,000-plus miles between us - no one would be…
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
The Village will offer free Christmas tree and light recycling in the new year.
Christmas has come and gone, and many of us are now wondering what to do with our Christmas trees and burnt out holiday lights. The Village of Barrington is offering a free recycling program, making it easier than ever to get rid of these items. Instead of throwing out your holiday lights, drop them off in containers provided at Public Works Building at 300 N. Raymond. Public Works is accepting mini, or Italian lights, C-7 lights, rope lights, LEDs and extension cord lights for recycling. This free program is in effect now through February. The village will offer free pick-up of Christmas trees beginning Jan. 10. Public Works Assistant Director Mark Werksman said those who live North of Main Street should have their trees out by the …