The National Weather Service advises you do that because we're expected to get a mighty wind on Christmas Day, not to mention potentially record setting amounts of rain (Harvey Leonard's looking at 2 1/2 inches in Boston), which is probably not what we want to see on top of all the snow.
The mayor's office released this photo of our annual gift tree from Nova Scotia safely arriving on Boston Common this morning. It'll officially be lit up on Dec. 3, come hell, high water or tree pattern baldness. Read more.
Who knows what goes on inside the old Gilmore place on Centre Street in West Roxbury? It's now guarded by a Santa that's had its hands replaced with small, yellow doll's hands, and who knows what it has sheathed in that "candle," so be careful.