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City Police Announce Tree Lighting Procedures

November 25th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

The annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and the arrival of Santa on the downtown mall will take place at 7:00 pm on Friday, November 26, 2021. Due to the large number of citizens in attendance, some modifications have been made to increase the safety of those attendees. Starting at 4:00 p.m. there will be no parking allowed on Liberty Street from Frederick to Dexter Place. Signs will be posted to remind citizens of these restrictions. Centre Street will be closed at Pershing Street to through traffic at 6:30 p.m. but will be reopened when safe. The parade which Santa will arrive in will travel up Liberty Street to Pershing Street. They will then turn on S. Centre Street and return to Frederick Street. Liberty Street will be closed at 4:30 p.m. to through traffic and remain closed until the conclusion of the event.