Lyme-Old Lyme Schools Seek Donations for Teachers and Staff

LYME-OLD LYME — The Lyme-Old Lyme School District is asking for donations for its teachers and staff as an expression of appreciation for keeping the school open the entire year. “This has been a truly extraordinary year for us, and the fact that this district has been able to have...

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Lyme-area Bakery Turns Out Superlative Focaccia, Sourdough Bread

...recall the last time I’ve enjoyed focaccia this much. Delivered warm to Old Lyme and the immediate area, topped with parsley, shallot, and fontina, served with a simple salad, it’s what you should be having tonight. I expect Jamie Jackson, who opened Triangle House just weeks ago, to be entirely...

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We’ve Granted Exemptions Before, Why Not Here?

...long-term cost of maintenance for those pumps, in addition to a rather significant sewer tax.   In addition, the WPCA is now proposing that several properties abandon their working wells.  A triple whammy for a few owners. Well abandonment and grinder pumps, were not part of the design when Old Lyme...

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The Cooley Gallery at 35

...were coming with Old Lyme pictures, and people were coming in to see if we had Old Lyme pictures, so we started buying and selling Old Lyme paintings. And it just snowballed from there,” Jeff said.  The Cooleys also showed work from a number of local artists including Peggy Root...

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Replacing Open Space with Another Gas Station is No Improvement

I am writing to oppose the proposed Big Y Express gas station and convenience store complex on Halls Road in Old Lyme.  Old Lyme has a year-round population of approximately 8000 residents (per oldlyme-ct.gov), which has recently increased as populations have transitioned from dense urban areas to the suburbs.  Old Lyme...

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Solar Project Moves Forward in Old Lyme

OLD LYME — More than a year after receiving preliminary approvals, the state siting council gave developers the go ahead to start installing solar panels on a 12-acre site of previously wooded land in Old Lyme.  Developers of the Cobb Road solar project on Short Hills Road in Old Lyme...

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A Quick Peek at Marker 37 in Chester

...well,” he said. Saunders, who grew up in Old Lyme, said he inherited his love for cooking from his mother, Nancy Dill Saunders, who owned and operated a catering business. He began to work in restaurants at age 16 and landed his first professional job at 18 in the garde...

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Brian Keith Stephens Opens “Almost True Tales,” at the Lyman Allyn

...provide potential connections for children and adults to experience the work. “I like the playfulness,” he said. “A three year old might know the stories or might be excited about the animals. It’s good for a three-year-old or a 93-year-old.”  Each painting is accompanied by text that connects the piece...

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Town Officials Debate Sidewalk Alternatives for Ferry Road

OLD LYME — At their Thursday meeting, members of the town’s Tree Commission considered an alternative plan for Ferry Road sidewalks that would save about 10 trees slated for removal by moving the sidewalk to the opposite side of the road. First Selectman Tim Griswold, who attended the commission meeting,...

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Legislators Join Women’s Business Development Council to Share Advice on Weathering Pandemic

State legislators joined the Connecticut Women’s Business Development Council to host an informational webinar on Tuesday about resources available to women and minority business owners to weather the pandemic.  State Rep. Devin Carney, R-Old Lyme, joined Bipartisan Women’s Legislative Caucus members State Representatives Donna Veach, R-Berlin,  and Christie Carpino, R-Cromwell,...

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Legislators Offer Bills Aimed Connecticut Port Authority

...State Rep. Devin Carney, R-Old Saybrook, to place the Connecticut Pilot Commission within the Department of Transportation for administrative purposes only and that the salary of the department employee assigned to the port authority be paid by the DOT.  Somers’ and Carney’s bill overlaps with the Osten (et al.) bill...

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Understanding ‘Environmental Justice’

...from Old Lyme’s beach communities, which could be pumped a mile or so west to the Connecticut River, will instead be pumped 15 miles east to New London, where it is treated and released in the Thames River. Likewise, garbage collected in Lyme, Old Lyme and Essex – and 48...

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