GROTON -- More than 100 people attended a retirement party for Fire Chief Joe Bosselait held at the Groton Country Club, Friday, June 27.

Family, friends and colleagues from Groton and surrounding towns, including Groton firefighters, EMTs and selectmen, plus new Chief Steele McCurdy were among the many guests.

There was a considerable display of photos and newspaper articles covering Chief Bosselait's 14 years of service to the town plus a slideshow with many more pictures.

Guests enjoyed a large assortment of hors d'oeuvres and dinner followed by the presentation of gifts for the chief from various organizations.

The very special evening was organized by his long-time assistant, Diane Aiello.