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Complaints on the Rise, DEEP Offers Guidance on Beavers

The number of beaver-related nuisance complaints filed with the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) over the past three years rose from 113 in 2016 to 163 in 2018. Another 150 complaints have already been filed this year. “Beaver complaints are definitely on the rise, and the damage they are causing can be… Keep Reading

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Hawk’s Nest Holds Out Against Joining Town Sewers

While three chartered beach associations have already negotiated agreements to install sewers -- and the town following behind with a referendum this summer approving sewers for Sound View Beach, Hawk's Nest Beach, Inc. continues to challenge the town’s mandate to install sewers. Keep Reading

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As Beavers Flood Properties Old Lyme Debates Need for Action

"At the time I observed obvious high water of Black Hall Pond encroaching on the property caused by active beavers and beaver dam at the south end of the pond." The water table has risen to the point where it has affected the existing structure's foundation bearing soils to an extent of causing the structure to be "sinking." Keep Reading

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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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