Dayville family wins ‘The Great Christmas Light Fight’

DAYVILLE, Conn. (WTNH)– A local family is now $50,000 richer thanks to their holiday decorating.

The Amarante family from Dayville are Monday night’s winners of ‘The Great Christmas Light Fight!’

News 8 did a profile on them where they talked about the decorations.

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“Amarante’s Winter Wonderland started 11 years ago. We collect for three local charities right here in Windham County. My name is Daniel Amarante and we are at 8 Pratt Road in Dayville, Connecticut. It’s the home of Amarante’s Winter Wonderland,” said  Daniel Amarante.

“My name is Alexis and I’m Daniel’s wife. This is a family run display. We bring each other together. This is a five person job and we do it for the community, not for selfish reasons,” said Alexis Amarante.

Congratulations to the Amarantes!

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The “Great Christmas Light Fight” runs every Monday at 8 p.m. here on News 8.

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