Preserving Newport

The Preservation Society of Newport County, long the model for similar organizations around the country, marked a significant milestone this month when its longtime Board Chair, Donald O. Ross, passed the baton to his successor, Monty Burnham. Don had served on the board since 1989 and was named chair in 2010. During his tenure, the …

“Daiwi” is Chuck Pfeifer

Our longtime contributor and man about town, Chuck Pfeifer, has penned a memoir that is out this month from Amazon and deserves to be on every Quest reader’s shelf. “Daiwi” means “Captain” in Vietnamese and aptly captures the heart of Pfeifer’s story. The book starts by recounting a privileged childhood in New Canaan and New …