As you read this Year In Review issue, you can see that the Resident Good News Tabloid was busy covering people doing good things in our communities. The Best of 2008 includes, believe it or not, economic development especially, in the first half of the year.
Foxwoods Resort Casino celebrated its Sweet 16 Birthday in February and opened the $700 million MGM Grand in May. The Mashantucket Pequots gave $51,411 to community Park & Recreation Departments here while chairman Bill Stanley extended his deadline into 2008 to raise the 8.4 Million for the 2007 United Way Campaign. Cheers for a job well done!
The Mohegan Tribe held a Topping Off Ceremony for their new 64,000 sq. ft. Casino of the Wind on January 2nd and an extravagant opening on August 29th for “the third wonder of the world” here.
After dedicating 42 years to the Stonington Police, Chief David P. Erskine, passes the torch swearing in Darren Stewart as his replacement, here.
The Year 2008 was all about the Chamber of Eastern CT and the City of New London celebrating our US Coast Guard. Meet the leaders here. Also, Robert Marelli, Jr., founder and president, Seconn Fabrications of Waterford as the Northeastern Regional Finalist of the US Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award.
Enjoy a look back at 2008. Let’s look forward to New Beginnings 2009. A warm thank you, from the heart, for making the good news happen! Remember to patronize our advertisers and tell them that you saw their ad in the Resident Good News Community Tabloid.