Better ways to celebrate Christmas

September 22, 2013 

Recently I drove through Collinsville and they already had lighted Christmas decorations hung on the power poles. Soon all the others will follow.

At the risk of sounding like Scrooge, I think it is all a waste of time and money. Initial cost, maintenance, upkeep and labor costs are substantial while the effect is minimal.

There are better ways for the municipalities to celebrate the season of Christmas.

Rick Reckamp

O'Fallon

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