by Alexis Ann
First and foremost… A salute to WWII Veteran, submariner and CT Veteran Hall of Famer, Ernie Plantz of Gales Ferry. Congressman Joe Courtney presented an award to Ernie on August 2nd here.
Hats off to the Groton Sportsmen’s Club, Stonington, for collecting the most money ever to benefit various charities in our region. See Mike Riley, club president, presenting a $500 donation to Vicki Anderson, executive director of the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center here.
Here, R.B. Kent, Groton Rotary Club president, picking the lucky winner of the boat raffle. Congrats to Doug Crandall for winning and to Thomas Kelley for donating the Sundancer.
The cannons are back and looking spiffy! Take a trip to Stonington Boro here. Meet James deKay, author, The Battle of Stonington and get the scoop on the mystery surrounding the circumstances of the Battle.
Al Restivo, Groton, is the recipient of the 2010 Jacqueline B. Nixon Community Service Award for his many years of “Giving Back to the Community.” The award was presented to Al at the annual City of Groton Day Celebration. Groton Utilities created this award in 2004 during its 100th Birthday. Meet Al here.
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