The tree that signals the start of the 2018 holiday season in Portland arrived in Monument Square on Thursday morning.

The 40-foot blue spruce was erected in Monument Square with the help of the forestry section of Portland’s Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department, crews and equipment from Keeley Crane Services and Shaw Brothers Construction; and Portland police and Portland parking control.

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