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Dinner and dessert servers at the Christmas tree bonfire are members of the Weston High School girls swim and dive team. From left are Alli Poscik, Carolyn Morikowa, Claire Kerns, and Julia Schreder.

Weston swim team members to serve at bonfire

While swim team members volunteering for a bonfire sounds counterintuitive, it does make sense. For…

In the field where the 10th anniversary Epiphany Christmas Tree Bonfire will take place are, from left, Nadine Kerns, Weston Warm-Up Fund board member, Betsy Ready, Emmanuel Episcopal Church vestry outreach director, and John Pokorny, chief of the Weston Volunteer Fire Department. —Bob Gardner photo

Weston Christmas tree bonfire re-ignites Epiphany

Until World War II, when Weston air raid wardens prohibited any exposed fires that could…

Standing in the field where, on Saturday, Jan. 4, Weston’s collected Christmas trees will be set ablaze by members of the Weston Volunteer Fire Department are, from left, Dawn Egan, chairman of the Weston Warm-Up Fund; John Pokorny, fire chief; and the Rev. Robert Ross, rector of Emmanuel Episcopal Church. (Bob Gardner photo)

Christmas tree bonfire is Saturday, Jan. 4

All day Saturday, Jan. 4, starting at 8 a.m., trees from Weston households will be…

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Emmanuel continues Epiphany Christmas tree bonfire tradition in Weston

Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Weston started the Epiphany tradition of burning Christmas trees back in…

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