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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.

Boston celebrates the holiday season with tree lighting at the Common

Boston celebrates the holiday season with tree lighting at the Common

Ali Dusinberre, deputy lifestyle editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Thousands gathered on Boston Common Thursday, Nov. 29, to watch the lighting of the City of Boston’s official 2018 Christmas tree, along with musical performances and fireworks. This year marked the 77th annual tree lighting and the 47th year that Nova Scotia has donated a tree to the city as t...

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