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Board of Education Candidates Debate Lyme – Old Lyme Schools

OLD LYME — “Why are you running for the Board of Education?” was Tuesday night’s opening question to four candidates who gathered on the middle school stage to answer questions and state their positions on topics which included Region 18’s strengths and weaknesses, declining enrollment and regionalization, among others.  Republicans Suzanne Thompson and Steve Wilson… Keep Reading

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Letter: Griswold Offers Measured Leadership to Challenges Facing Old Lyme

There are many reason to support Tim Griswold for first selectman of Old Lyme, but here are three issues that I believe we should carefully consider before voting in the November 5 election. Halls Road For 5 years, the current administration has outsourced Halls Road improvements to an ad-hoc “Halls Road Improvement Committee” with no… Keep Reading

Posted on in Old Lyme/Port Authority

Briefly, the Old Lyme Selectmen Debate

Nearly 200 people filled Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School’s auditorium on Wednesday night for the selectman debate between Democratic incumbents Bonnie Reemsnyder and Mary Jo Nosal and Republican candidate Tim Griswold. The audience was filled with town residents including several candidates for other offices in Old Lyme. Current Republican selectman Chris Kerr, however, was not present.… Keep Reading

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Shoreline Schools Look to Foreign Students to Meet Enrollment, Diversity Goals

IN THE REGION — For the past five years, East Lyme High School has welcomed between six and ten international students from China into their community. The students are recruited by SPIRAL International, a Vermont-based student exchange program, which pays East Lyme High School $19,000 per student. This year, however, just one student is participating… Keep Reading

Posted on in Elections/Old Lyme

Wednesday Night Debate in Old Lyme for Board of Selectmen

The Lyme-Old Lyme Chamber of Commerce is hosting a debate at the Middle School Auditorium in Old Lyme on Wednesday, October 23, at 7:00 p.m. Incumbent First Selectman Bonnie Reemsnyder and her challenger Tim Griswold have been invited to give prepared remarks and answer questions from debate moderator Elizabeth Hamilton. Hamilton is an Old Lyme… Keep Reading

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Affordable Housing Committee Candidates and Other Old Lyme Board of Selectmen News

OLD LYME — As part of the “Other Business” portion of the agenda, First Selectman Bonnie Reemsnyder announced a list of nominees for a Affordable Housing Exploratory Committee at Monday’s Board of Selectmen meeting. The 10 nominees are: Fred Behringer, Peter Cable, John Coughlin, Michael Fogliano, Jennifer Miller, Edward “Ted” Mundy, Tom Ortoleva, Harold Thompson,… Keep Reading

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Candidates for Lyme – Old Lyme Board of Education Explain Priorities

The board of education in Lyme-Old Lyme is losing three long-time members this November: Erick Cushman, Stacy Winchell and current chair Mimi Roche. Three Republican and three Democratic candidates – all first-time candidates for elected office in Old Lyme – are running for the open seats: Steven Wilson, Suzanne Thompson, Jenn Miller, Sarah Bowman, Jason… Keep Reading

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