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Thanksgiving in Massachusetts History Posted on Nov 23

We wanted to trace the history of Thanksgiving in Massachusetts for you, but the task proved challenging. We all know the story of the “first Thanksgiving” in Plymouth in 1621, but what happened in the following years? As it turns out, it was not uncommon for authorities   …Continue Reading Thanksgiving in Massachusetts History

Happy Thanksgiving Posted on Nov 26

Happy Thanksgiving

From all of us in the Trial Court Law Libraries, Happy Thanksgiving! It is a privilege for us to serve you, and we are thankful for the opportunity. Best wishes for you and yours.

Shopping on Thanksgiving? Posted on Nov 25

Probably not in Massachusetts. According to the Attorney General, “Most retail stores may not open on Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day, and Massachusetts law specifies the limited categories of establishments that may open on those holidays. These include, for example, convenience stores, gas stations, and   …Continue Reading Shopping on Thanksgiving?

Turkey Hunting in Massachusetts Posted on Nov 23

The Thanksgiving holiday means roast turkey for many people, but for those who want wild turkey, it should already be in your freezer.  The autumn turkey hunting season for 2015 was October 19th to October 31st. The Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game has an excellent webpage   …Continue Reading Turkey Hunting in Massachusetts