Christmas committee picks the best decked doors in Bristol


Several Bristol residents and business owners have decked their halls — and doors — with festive decorations. And the Bristol Christmas committee has taken notice.

Members of the Christmas committee, led by William Grapentine, toured the town, looking for the best decorated doors they could find. Each winner, as determined by the judges, receives an official prize-ribbon, with the grand-prize winner awarded an official Bristol Christmas Festival committee 2012 25th anniversary ornament.

This year's winners are:

Grand Prize Winner

Carlos and Melissa Braz

9 Francine St.

North Pole Fun

First place

Dianne Raiola and Cyndy Francis

Bethany Fitness 346 Wood St.

Second place

Monica Faria and family

494 Thames St.

Third place

Pauline Palazio

119 Fatima Drive

Traditional Victorian

First place

Lori Brum Donelan

1070 Hope St.

Second place

Pam Pelletier

John Andrade Insurance Agency

559 Hope St.

Third place

Bob and Kathy Martin

1 Saint Anna Ave.


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