Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The Braintree Haunted House is a charity that runs annually around Halloween.
Wamps Pizzeria recently donated $500 to the Braintree Haunted House, a charitable organization that raises money for the Highlands Elementary and Liberty Elementary schools’ PTOs. The PTOs fund text books, computers, class trips, teacher training, extra-curricular activities and other items. Last year's was a Kärnəvəl of Kärnij. During the house's run in October, two storage trailers were stolen from the organization, but donors quickly moved to replace them. For more information and how to contribute, visit http://braintreeshauntedhouse.com.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The haunted house on Plain Street remained open through the 2012 season despite the theft.
Two weeks after the non-profit that runs the Braintree Haunted House lost its year-round storage space to theft, donors have committed to replacing the stolen 53-foot storage trailers. Two local men, seeing reports of the crime on the news, decided to donate trailers to the organization, which for the past 32 years has raised money for Highlands and Liberty PTOs. The Brew House, on Granite Street in Braintree, also raised $500 after the theft. "The generosity of these individuals and the community has afforded us the opportunity to continue on," coordinator Sharon Gallagher said in an email. "We are grateful and overwhelmed by the selfless acts of these donors and plan to come back next year, stronger than ever." Despite the incident, …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The haunted house on Plain Street remains open tonight, Thursday and Friday.
Two 53-foot trailers that are used by the Braintree Haunted House to store equipment were stolen from behind the F.X. Messina warehouse on Plain Street. The trailers are owned by the non-profit that has run the haunted house for the past 32 years and raises money for Highlands and Liberty PTOs. Organizer Sharon Gallagher said they were taken sometime between Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon. "Somebody stole from a charity," Gallagher said. "They should be ashamed." Braintree police took a report on Wednesday night. The culprit(s) may have been looking to cash in the trailers for scrap metal, Gallagher said. No suspects have been identified yet, Police Chief Russell Jenkins said. The haunted house will open tonight, Friday and Saturday…
The Haunted House is open from Oct. 25 to Oct. 27 at 26 Plain St. in Braintree.
Volunteers arrived every day for a month at an empty warehouse on Plain Street leading up to this year's Braintree Haunted House to put together a Kärnəvəl of Kärnij. Frights include zombie clowns, an electric chair, a jack-in-the-box and much more. For all the gorey details, show up between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. tonight at the F.X. Messina warehouse next to the Bayshore Athletic Club or Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Admission is $5 on Thursday and $7 on Friday and Saturday. Thursday's event is less scary for younger kids, with the lights remaining on. Braintree’s Haunted House is a charitable organization that raises money for the Highlands Elementary and Liberty Elementary schools’ PTOs. "It's a very dedicated group of people …