Town Takes Responsibility, but no Action, on Flooding Fix For Old Lyme’s Private Beaches

Purple overlay shows wetlands area surrounding Swan Brook (Credit: Google Map Data/ Old Lyme GIS)


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OLD LYME — For years the Swan Brook outlet has clogged, causing flooding in the surrounding private communities of Miami Beach and Hawk’s Nest. The town installed the two 36-inch drainage pipes and the outlet in the 1940s and has maintained the drainage system over the years. According to Town Attorney Jack Collins, that means […]
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