by Alexis Ann
photo by Ed Dean
First and foremost, let’s put our hands together for the Old Mystic Fire Department on their August 25th trench rescue. A 17-year old boy from Scotland, CT, accidentally buried himself at East Beach, Charlestown, RI. Chief Kenneth Richards, Jr., and his squad saved a life…Appreciation here.
The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT is pleased to announce Dr. Raymond B. Johnson as the 2009 recipient of the William Crawford Distinguished Service Award. The Crawford Award is an honor given by the Chamber recognizing an outstanding member of the community who has contributed, not only to the quality of life in the region, but also to his or her fellow neighbors. Meet Ray here.
Congrats to our pro baseball team, the Defenders, on their first playoff appearance in seven years! Catch the score here. And, don’t forget to mark your calendar for the fourth annual Groton Fall Festival-October 10th!
The Moose Lodge in Bozrah held its 5th Annual Moose Riders Pig Roast Cook-off and I was there to taste some sumptuous pork! Meet the winners here. What a fun event and unique way to raise monies for local charities. Hats off!
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