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Old Lyme Switches Garbage Pickup after 30 Years

After 30 years with Old Lyme Sanitation, Old Lyme is switching contracts to CWPM Waste Removal and Recycling Services saving $40,000 and providing weekly recycling pickup for the town beginning July 1. In short, the green bin can go out to the street each week. But what goes in the blue bin is not changing. Keep Reading

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Easements Slow Sale Of McCulloch Property in Old Lyme

Nearly three weeks after National Trails Day, when the Open Spaces Commission had originally planned to lead a hike across town, not just the hike (there is not yet a complete trail), but also the sale of the McCulloch Farm property is delayed. “We are pushing for next Friday for a closing,” said Amanda Blair,… Keep Reading

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Beaches Residents to Old Lyme: Let us Get to Work

OLD LYME — Three chartered beach communities, each with their own Water Pollution Control Authority, say they are ready to move ahead with building sewers but have been delayed by the Town of Old Lyme’s failure to provide timely zoning variances and easements. In a meeting at the CT Examiner office on Thursday, Scott Boulanger… Keep Reading

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Old Lyme Approves Formula for Charging Property Owners for Sewers

After crunching numbers for at least a year and a half, facing a deadline for a state and federal grant, the Old Lyme Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA) voted on Tuesday night to approve a method of charging Sound View Beach property owners for the $7.44 million cost of a community sewerage project. Keep Reading

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June 15 Open House for Halls Road Development

The Halls Road Improvements Committee will seek public input about potential changes within the right-of-way along Halls road during “The Past, Present and Future of the Halls Road Neighborhood,” an open house to be held Saturday, June 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at town hall, 52 Lyme Street. Keep Reading

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5 Things to Know About the Library

When most people hear the word “library,” they think books. Rows upon rows of books. But nearly all libraries across Connecticut — including the Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library in Old Lyme — have much more to offer than just books. “The mission of the library is to be a place of continuous learning, life-long learning… Keep Reading

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Mentoring Lyme-Old Lyme Children

More than forty children between the middle and elementary schools in Old Lyme meet with a mentor each week, a program that has helped encourage better attendance, higher grades, engagement and enthusiasm at school for these students. Keep Reading

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Facing Deadline Old Lyme Moves to Referendum

Years in the making, the town is edging closer to putting in sewers in Sound View Beach, with a referendum for a $7.44 million bond tentatively scheduled for August 14. The project would install gravity-fed sewers into Hartford Avenue, Swan Avenue and Portland Avenue, as well as the contiguous “Miscellaneous Area B” north of Route 156. Keep Reading

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