Old Saybrook Fire Boat Christened May 23
The Old Saybrook Fire Department (OSFD) officially christened its new Fire Boat, the “Gordon B. Smith,” on Sunday, May 23rd, at Saybrook Point. The new boat was manufactured by Moose Boats of Petaluma, CA, and recently delivered to the all-volunteer department. It was placed into [...]
The Resident’s most popular columnist, Bryan Golden, tells us on page 16 that, “Persistence is the key to successes. There may be those examples of instant successes, but they are few and far between. The one guaranteed route to failure is to give up.” Not giving up is a characteristic of a CHAMPION.
On February 27th the Old Saybrook Fire Department learned that they are the recipient of an $82,595 grant from FEMA for Firefighter Recruitment and Retention.
One part of the grant, $60,000, is earmarked for College and Trade School Tuition reimbursement for Firefighters wishing to commute from Old Saybrook [...]
Local veterans, townspeople and students will again gather in Old Saybrook to pay special tribute to the “Wreaths Across America” (WAA) traveling caravan escorted by the “Patriot Guard Riders.”
Old Saybrook is the major official stop in CT on WAA’s journey to Arlington National Cemetery, where the group will place wreaths [...]