Monday, December 17, 2012
You voted and this house was the top local vote-getter in our Deck the House contest.
Who has the best “decked” house in Danvers? According to users who voted in our annual Deck the House contest, the Elliott family home on Arthur Street has the best holiday lights in Danvers. We had tons of national entries in this year’s Deck the House contest and in our quest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in the country, we’ve seen everything from a life-size Santa to holiday lights so bright they could blind the neighbors. We loved showcasing everyone’s holiday spirit, but Deck the House isn’t over yet. We’re still looking for the one home so spectacularly decorated that it could be the national grand prize winner of our contest. We will choose 24 finalists from all our entries across the country. From Dec. 18-Dec. …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
There are now two Danvers homes decorated with holiday spirit that are entered into this year's "Deck the House" contest that will award $100,000 to the public schools in the winner's community.
There's now two homes adorned with holiday lights that could give the Danvers Public Schools a chance to win $100,000. If you think your holiday decorations are the best in town, upload a picture of your house and enter our Deck the House Contest. And don’t worry about all those lights racking up the utility bill because if you’re voted a finalist, Patch will give you up to $500 to cover the expense. Right now, there are two homes in Danvers showing off their holiday lights and decorations that could win $100,000 for the public schools. Take a look and place a vote. We know some of you out there may have decorations up that aren’t as extravagant as these. That’s OK! We’d still love to have a photo of your house in the gallery so we can …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
A Danvers home is in the running for Patch's Deck the House contest that will award one school district $100,000.
A little friendly competition never hurts, especially when there’s $100,000 on the line! So if you think your holiday decorations are the best in Danvers, upload a picture of your house and enter our Deck the House Contest. And don’t worry about all those lights racking up the utility bill because if you’re voted a finalist Patch will give you up to $500 to cover the expense. OK, so maybe your decorations aren’t as extravagant as these. That’s OK! We’d still love to have a photo of your house in the gallery so we can show how Danvers has awesome holiday spirit. Have fun and happy holidays!
Monday, November 26, 2012
A great way to start the day with a quick look at the events and happenings in town.
Welcome to “5 Things,” your daily resource for community events, happenings in town and other little tidbits of information. Here are five things you need to know on Monday, Nov. 26. 1. Gusty: Temperatures should warm up a bit on Monday over the 30s on Sunday, but the gusty winds will stick around. The forecast calls for temperatures in the mid-40s with wind gusts above 20 miles per hour. 2. Cyber Monday: There’s already been two big shopping days, each with its own moniker – there was Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. And now comes Cyber Monday, a holiday shopping day devoted to online shopping specials. 3. School: The four and a half day long Thanksgiving beak for the schools comes to an end on Monday with Danvers Public Schools …
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for the Danvers school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!
We’re launching our annual Deck the House Contest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in America — the best “decked” house in the country — the one home so spectacularly decorated that everyone in Danvers jokes your holiday decorations could rival Rockefeller Center’s. If this sounds like your house, upload a photo or video of your home to our contest page from Nov. 26 to Dec. 16. Only residents of Patch towns are eligible to enter. We’ll select 24 regional finalists, and from them, pick one grand prize winner. Patch will pay up to $500 of the utility bill for each finalist, while our national winner will have $100,000 donated to his or her local school district. Our contest is right around the corner, so now’s the time to …