Big crowd watches two trees be lit for the holidays in White Hills

Above, children from Perry Hill School sing Christmas carols during the tree-lighting ceremony on Sunday night at the White Hills firehouse. (Photos by Brad Durrell)

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Attendees were treated to hot cocoa, cookies and pie during the event. Two trees were lit separately on the firehouse property, at School Street and East Village Road.

Santa arrived by fire truck to meet with children and hear their Christmas wishes. The ceremony is organized by members of the White Hills Voluntary Fire Company.

Emma Warner, 7, of Shelton talks to Santa in the firehouse.

Emma Warner, 7, of Shelton talks to Santa in the firehouse.

New, unwrapped toys were accepted for TEAM Inc.’s Toys 4 Kids drive during the event, and Santa Claus will tour the neighborhood by fire truck next Saturday to collect more toys for children in need.

Look for more photos from the White Hills tree-lighting on this website in the coming days and in this week’s print edition of the Shelton Herald.

One of the two trees lit for the holiday season at the White Hills firehouse.

One of the two trees lit for the holiday season at the White Hills firehouse.

 

 

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