Captain Allen Fee, the Resident’s fishing columnist says that, “Fluke Fishing is off to a good start!” But don’t get ‘fluked’ by the new fishing regulations here.
This year’s MASH Auction for Action and Iron Chef Competition was a smashing hit raising $40,000 for the Mystic Area Shelter and Hospitality. Over 300 people attended this fun gala held on the spectacular grounds of Enders Island. Executive Chef Jamie Fowler of Noah’s Restaurant, Stonington Boro and Sous Chef Kevin Rogers were the winning team over Executive Chef Andrew Madsen, owner, Mystic Soup Company and Sous Chef, me. I learned how to make risotto from scratch! Find out the secret ingredient here.
Natchaug Hospital’s 55th Annual Reception saluted Dr. Raymond Johnson, outgoing board chair and welcomed Carol Wiggins, incoming chair here. To know Dr. Ray, is to love him…for his friendliness, kindness and genuine caring for people, not to mention his fine sense of humor!
The first event of Norwich’s Semiseptcentennial Celebrations featured a re-enactment of the June 6, 1659 deed signing for the transfer of land from the Mohegans to the founders of Norwich. The sale price for nine square miles of land was $350 or 70 pounds of silver. History here.
With honor and gratitude, I accepted the Outstanding Leadership Award from the Connecticut Rivers Council of the Boy Scouts of America here. A special thank you to all who made this event such a great success!
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