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HOLYOKE — Homes on Central Park Drive, Papineau Street and Taylor Street were declared winners Monday in state Rep. Aaron M. Vega‘s Christmas house decorating contest.

“It was so fun and heartwarming to see all the great holiday decorations. My family and I truly enjoyed seeing the pride and holiday spirit folks put into their decorations in every neighborhood in the city,” said Vega, D-Holyoke.

Vega said the winners were:

    • Best Classic Holiday Decorations: Patrick Moskal, 119 Central Park Drive.
    • Best Holiday Madness: Laura Colon, 16 Papineau St.
    • The People’s Choice, Faizul Johnny Sibdhanny, Jr., 65 Taylor St.

Winners will receive gift certificates to local businesses at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at The Cottage, 1615 Northampton St., Vega said.

“I really want to thank all the businesses who contributed to the prize packages, the judges who gave their time and thoughts and, of course, every contestant,” Vega said. “We feel we’re building a real holiday tradition here and are looking forward to next year.”

Participating businesses were Nick’s Nest, Muse Custom Framing, The Cottage, Pizza d’Action, Slainte, Salon 413, Highland Hardware and VegaYoga and Movement Arts, he said.