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Boston Common Christmas tree arrives from Nova Scotia

Boston Parks Commissioner Chris Cook, an official Nova Scotian town crier, Santa Claus, and local schoolchildren greeted the tree at its final destination near the Boston Visitors Center at 139 Tremont Street. The tree was lit on Dec. 1 at the City of Boston’s Official Tree Lighting.

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...was escorted by the Boston Police Department from Billerica via Route 3 South to Route 128 North to Interstate 93 South to Sullivan Square to Rutherford Avenue over the Charlestown bridge and...

    Boston Common Christmas tree arrives from Nova Scotia
    By the Boston Parks and Recreation Department The annual gift of an evergreen Christmas tree from Nova Scotia arrived by police escort at Boston Common on Nov. 18. This year marks the 45th anniversary of this traditional gift giving, a way to thank the people of Boston for providing emergency assistance when Halifax, Nova Scotia's capital city, was devastated by a wartime explosion in 1917.

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