Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Holiday scenes from around Foxborough this winter.
It's been another joyful holiday season in Foxborough as the community spread the Christmas spirit throughout town. From the Foxboro Jaycees decorating on the Common and caroling to the New England Patriots giving back to children in need, the true meaning of the holidays was all around. Today, on Christmas, we're sharing some of our favorite holiday scenes from around town. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Foxborough.
There's not much better than a child'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 here!
"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 child'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 Foxborough 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 become a YouTube sensation like the Nintendo 64 kid (see attached video).
How much will we spend this year? And what's the best-selling Christmas song of all time? Find the answers below.
We know that there were three Wise Men, 12 days of Christmas and that Santa delivers all his presents around the world in one night. But did you know ... $23,439.38 How much it would cost to buy your "true love" all the gifts in the 12 Day of Christmas . 12.9 billion hours, $447 billion How many hours Americans were expected to spend shopping, wrapping and returning gifts last year. That was about 42 hours and $688.87 per person. Get your postman/postwoman a gift According to Hallmark, Christmas is the largest card-sending occasion . Nearly 1.5 billion cards are sent to friends and family every Christmas Season. (That's actually down 400 million cards since 2004.) $983 million The value of U.S. imports of Christmas tree ornaments from …
Here's a list of what is open and what is closed on Christmas day in Foxborough.
It's hard to believe that Christmas is here, but it is! Here's a look at what is open and closed for the holiday. Emergency Services: Law enforcement and firefighters will still be on duty and provide 24-hour service. Postal: Post offices will be closed and there will be no delivery. Access to post office boxes will remain as usual. Grocery Stores: Stop & Shop and Trader Joe’s are both closed today. Boyden Public Library: The Boyden Public Library will be closed today. The library will be open for its regular hours on Wednesday, Dec. 26. Government Offices: Federal, state, county and municipal offices, including Foxborough’s Town Hall and courts will be closed. Schools: Schools in Foxborough will be closed today and remain out of session …