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Boston and Nova Scotia continue Christmas tree tradition

Boston and Nova Scotia continue Christmas tree tradition

Julia Preszler, news correspondent

December 5, 2018


Filed under City

The 46-foot white spruce tree, which was set up on Boston Common Nov. 20, came from Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is an annual gift and a sign of gratitude to the city of Boston for the assistance it provided after a major explosion that occurred Dec. 6, 1917.

800,000 crowd National Mall for Inauguration

January 24, 2013


Filed under City

By Mackenzie Jones, News Correspondent WASHINGTON - They climbed into trees, they sat atop porta potties, they waited for hours in the cold just for a distant view of the podium. They clapped through the famous musicians and listened to a ticket of renowned legislators, but they came to see one ...

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