Spirit of Summer!

First, let’s put our hands together for the Essex Fire Department celebrating 175 years!!  Fire Departments from all over New England and even one from Essex, England came to the celebration on page 4.

Mystic Summer Sounds Concert Series is in full swing this summer of 2008.  See your friends from the Noank-Mystic Community Band during their June 24th performance in the Mystic River Park, on page 4.  And, Mystic Women’s Club 2008 Officers are also on page 4 with Coast Guard Captain David S. Brimblecom receiving the Legion of Merit Medal.

Wow!  Your friends at Chelsea Groton Bank presented a cool $13,000 check to the Peachtree Fire Victims Fund, on page 10.

Welcome home, Jeremy Powers, pro cyclist.  Native of Niantic, that’s where Jeremy began his biking passion.  Jeremy competed in the first Whaling City Cyclone Bicycle Race at FT Trumbull.  Meet him on page 10.

On June 26, 2008, Governor Rell officially proclaimed Billy Joel Day in the State of Connecticut.  That day also marked the birthday for the other boss in my life…my dad, Alex and the big tenth anniversary for Mohegan Chairman Bruce “Two Dogs” Bozsum and his wife, Kelly Lamy.

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