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Lit-up Quincy house becomes a sparkling beacon on busy roadway

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

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650 Furnace Brook Parkway

Harvey Guilbault’s house is a sparkling beacon on a busy road. He doesn’t get very many visitors checking out his display because of his location on the parkway, which has no sidewalk. But he has been decorating for four years, since he and his wife, Leanne, moved in, and he doesn’t plan on stopping. “It’s something I’ve always done. When I was a kid, my parents decorated our house,” he said. “It gets you in the spirit.” Guilbault was the only homeowner the Globe spoke with for this compilation who didn’t grouse about his electric bill. He uses all LED lights, and said it hardly makes a dent in the bill.

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