The popular Christmas Lights on Paris Drive in Godfrey is underway, but there are already a handful of complaints coming in to Godfrey Village Hall from neighbors. Last year an agreement was reached to limit the hours of operation and the direction of traffic in an attempt to find middle ground between the affected parties, but it appears it's back to the drawing board for 2014.
Godfrey Trustee Eldon "Twirp" Williams says last year there was an agreement with the owners of the homes that display the lights to limit the displays only during the month of December, and from 5:30 - 9:00pm, and to create a one-way traffic flow:
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The now-multiple home display has been a fixture along a segment of Paris Drive in the D'Adrian neighborhood for a number of years, and is free to enjoy. Donations generated at the display have raised thousands of dollars since 2006, which was donated to local charities.