Sub Base Commander Marc Denno boards the train on a special ride from New London northwards to Willimantic on October 4 to demonstrate revived rail potential for the region; numerous civic and business leaders attended.
At its Annual Meeting on September 20 at the Calabrese Club in Westerly, the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center (PNC) honored Alexis Ann, founder, editor, and publisher of The Resident, with its 2012 Good Neighbor Award. (l-r) Seth Handyside, Communication Team Manager, the Resident; June Strunk, Board President, PNC; Tony Schillaci, Writer, the Resident; Alexis Ann, Founder, Editor & Publisher, Owner, the Resident; Don Church, Writer, the Resident; Vicki Anderson, Executive Director, PNC; Anna Trusky, Writer, the Resident; and Carolyn Guzzo, Graphics and Production, the Resident.
The Honorable Paul Cravinho with his wife, Kathleen Cravinho. Three things dear to every Stonington resident: the “COMO,” the fishing fleet, and civic mainstays like retired Judge of Probate and town leader, Paul Cravinho. And all three were honored at the 5th Annual Gala “Stars Over Stonington” event “in honor of the people who uphold the traditions and honor of Stonington.” The Stars gathering was on September 21 at Stonington Meadows.
For Lynn Malerba, the 18th Chief of the Mohegan Tribe, enrollment in a new Yale University doctoral program is a direct continuation of her professional life in nursing, and her deep responsibilities to her tribal nation. She is one of fourteen candidates in the new program.
At ceremonies in Busan, Korea, Jan Miller was named a district governor for Lions Club International.