Rockland Fire Department Chili & Chowder Challenge 

Think you have the best chili or chowder around?Fire fighters in Rockland are challenging you to a cook off.It all happens Monday, December 19th at Trackside Station on Union Street in Rockland.Amateurs as well as professionals are being invited to enter their best recipes.Members of the public get to pick the winning taste.The event is a fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.The cook off goes from 5 to 8 p.m.Anyone interested in entering the contest should call Carl Anderson at 831-9323. It’s $20 for each recipe.Admission to Monday night’s event is $10.