A run-down of events and other useful information for your life in Braintree on Dec. 25, 2012.
Merry Christmas! 1. All federal, state and local government offices are closed today, including Braintree Town Hall, Braintree Public Schools and Thayer Public Library. 3. Also closed on Christmas Day: 3. Open on Christmas Day (at owner’s discretion): 4. Today the MBTA subway and bus lines will run Sunday schedules, as will The RIDE. 5. There is a chance of snow today, according to the National Weather Service.
A run-down of events and other useful information for your life in Braintree on Dec. 24, 2012.
On the origin of Christmas Eve, from Wikipedia: "One reason celebrations occur on Christmas Eve, is because the traditional Christian liturgical day starts at sunset- an inheritance from Jewish tradition. This is, in turn, based on the story of Creation in the Book of Genesis: "And there was evening, and there was morning – the first day." 1. Winter break for Braintree Public Schools students officially begins today, lasting through Jan. 1. 2. Braintree Town Hall is closed today and tomorrow, as is Thayer Public Library. 3. Today is not only the last to shop before Christmas, it is also the last to get your child's photo taken with Santa at the South Shore Plaza. More info here: http://braintree.patch.com/events/santa-is-coming-to-town-at-…