04/24/2012 12:46 pm ET

Woman Brings Back 'Welcome Wagon' To Massachusetts Town For Newcomers

It seems that in recent years, the Welcome Wagon is one American tradition that has fallen by the wayside in many towns. In Lynnfield though, one woman is working to revive the tradition of greeting new town residents with gifts and offers from local merchants.

Karen Harrington, creator of Lynnfield Welcomes, has lived in town for 25 years. She has worked at Legal Seafoods for 14 years, and before that, worked at the former Colonial Hilton in Lynnfield for 12 years.

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