Photos: Tree Lighting, Pogue's Bears in Newport
The City of Newport flipped the switch on its massive Christmas tree that looms outside the city building on Monmouth Street.
City leaders got a little help from Santa Claus, too.
Monmouth is fully in the Christmas spirit now, too, as the Pogue's Bears (named for the former Cincinnati department store where they were seen each year) are displayed in windows up and down the street.
RCN's Brian Frey was there and produced these photos: