Could Worcester’s First Night celebration end?

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(NECN: Siobhan Connolly) – The nation’s oldest First Night celebration may be coming to an end.

First Night Boston announced Thursday they are shutting down due to financial problems.

Howard McGinn is the executive director of First Night Worcester. McGinn spoke to Boston’s director, who said they were worried about money.

“I didn’t think it would lead to this, I have to say I’m surprised,” McGinn says.

Next to Boston, Worcester’s celebration is the second oldest First Night.

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June 21st 2013 by FNW
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