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BOSTON (WBZ-AM) — New Year’s Eve is on Monday, and nearly 300,000 people are projected to attend First Night Boston 2019. Mayor Marty Walsh said those who plan on coming should consider using the MBTA.
"The ‘T’ service will be free after 8 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. All Silver Lines will operate on rush hour schedules between 3 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and 2 a.m. on New Year’s Day," Walsh said.
According to officials, there are no credible threats against the event.
Some of the event’s highlights include the People’s Procession from Copley Square to the Common at 6 p.m., fireworks on the Common at 7 p.m., and the midnight countdown at Copley Square and on the Boston Harbor Waterfront.
WBZ NewsRadio1030’s Carl Stevens (@carlwbz) reports