Flower Mound hosts 'Sad Tree Along the Road' program for 11th year

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Flower Mound residents can decorate trees along roadways as a way to spread holiday cheer with their neighbors. (Samantha Douty/ Community Impact Newspaper)

Flower Mound residents can decorate trees along roadways as a way to spread holiday cheer with their neighbors. (Samantha Douty/ Community Impact Newspaper)

Trees along the road are becoming decorated throughout Flower Mound.

Flower Mound is participating in its annual Sad Tree Along the Road, or STAR, program for its 11th year, according to a town news release. The program allows residents to decorate a tree along a public road to spread holiday cheer.



Residents can choose any tree in a safe location, and they should be cautious when crossing streets, according to the release.

If a tree is on private property, owner permission is required to decorate. Decorations that are not dangerous to wildlife should be used and attached securely to the tree, according to the release.

All decorations should be cleaned up by Jan. 3. Residents can share their decorated trees on social media by using the hashtag #HelpaSTAR.

By Samantha Douty
Samantha Douty joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2021 as the Lewisville/ Flower Mound/ Highland Village editor. She graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2018 with a degree in journalism. But her passion for journalism started when she was 16 years old. Before joining Community Impact Newspaper, she reported on education for the Victoria Advocate, a rural South Texas daily newspaper.