Afghan Family, U.S. Army Driver, Find Safety and New Home in Old Lyme

...Editor’s Note: Hayatullah and Bibi Nebiah spoke through a translator, Moheba Sayed, who was provided by the Refugee Resettlement Committee.  To make a donation to the the Refugee Settlement Committee contact the church offices: First Congregational Church of Old Lyme, fccol@fccol.org; Christ the King Church, ctkoldlyme@aol.com; Saint Ann’s Episcopal Church, office@saintannsoldlyme.org....

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Private Road Nixes Open Space Deal in Old Lyme

OLD LYME — “It simply got down to the point where the restrictions on the road and the properties were obstacles that we could not overcome,” said Evan Griswold, co-chair of the Open Space Commission, on Tuesday, about the end of a deal to purchase two parcels of the Ames...

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Griswold: Ames Property Purchase Ends Without Success

The Old Lyme Open Space Commission deeply regrets that, despite its diligent work over the past 18 months, and the work and support of other Town boards and commissions including the Board of Selectmen, the Board of Finance and the Planning Commission, its efforts to acquire two parcels of the...

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New London Presses for Added COVID Testing

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...that the district was working to get State support for the New London testing site at Ocean Beach Park.  Ledge Light, which comprises the towns of East Lyme, Groton, Stonington, New London, Old Lyme, Ledyard, Stonington, Waterford and North Stonington, has a total of four testing sites, each open for...

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Reporter Steve Jensen on the New Year

...the historic Chester-Hadlyme Ferry.  It’s definitely no coincidence that I’ve lived for the last 18 years in the peaceful woods of Hadlyme maybe a mile from the ferry, where I am still awed by the beauty and wildlife of the area.  Here’s to hoping 2022 continues to produce such a...

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Top 10 Most-Read Stories of 2021

Claims of a hostile work environment in the Clinton Public Schools topped CT Examiner’s list of most-read stories of 2021, with legalizing marijuana and the mysterious death of a Lyme, CT show horse rounding out our top 3. Two stories featuring Chef Colt Taylor made our top 10, including the...

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Money, Wealth and Inflation

...can shift future consumption into the present by borrowing, but that debt must be repaid in the future either by taxpayers, through tax increases, or by holders of financial assets, through inflation. There is no such thing as a free lunch. Jim Miller, an alternate on the Lyme, CT Board...

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VFW Events Honor Members’ Service and Local Support of Veterans

OLD LYME — Lyme-Old Lyme Post 1467 recently celebrated with two annual events that included recognition of local fundraising efforts for veterans and awards for members’ community service.  At the Dinner Dance, held on October 23 at the Christ the King Church, Post Commander David Griswold served as master of...

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