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BIDDEFORD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- People doing business at city hall may be a bit surprised by the tower being built 35 feet tall.

Construction is underway for this year's WinterFest celebration in Biddeford's City Square. Professional and amateur skiers and riders from all over New England compete in the Big Air and Rail Jam Contest on Friday at 6 p.m. The event joined forces with Winterfest a few years back, attracting thousands of spectators.Two first place winners willreceive $1,000 cash. Pro snowboarder and X Games athlete, Nick Visconti is expected to host this year's contest.

At WinterFest 2014, there are family events happening all weekend. Click Here.