PORTLAND, Maine 11/15/18 -- This year's Christmas tree was installed today in Monument Square by crews from the Forestry Section of Portland’s Parks, Recreation and Facilities Department, Keeley Crane Services and Shaw Brothers Construction. The South Portland Fire Department donated a 40-foot blue spruce to the city of Portland
The tree was set in a deep drain in the center of Monument Square.
Later this week, the tree will be lit with over 5,000 LED lights during the Monument Square Tree Lighting on Friday, November 23 at 5:00 p.m.
Santa Claus has suggested he might make an appearance and local Musicians will be performing.
Photo by Roger S. Duncan for the Forecaster