CARL RUSSO PHOTOS: Windham police and fire departments hosted their annual open house on Saturday, October 1, to showcase their stations as part of Fire Prevention and Safety Week. A variety of activities, including tours of stations and apparatus including an Eversource Energy crew and truck.

Plenty of information on safety and fire prevention were provided along with a fire dept. vehicle extrication demonstration during the four hour open house.

Dozens of boys and girls participated in the Junior Firefighter Challenge Course competition. This year's winners are: Michael Friner, time of 1:07 and Alexa Cutting, time 1:05 in the 5-8 age group. Also Zach Cutting, 1:02 and Jazemin Robertson, 1:43 in the 9-12 age group.

Winners of the 2022 Chili-Cook off are David Millard, 1st. place, Jane Liakas, 2nd. and Billy Delaney, 3rd. 10/01/2022