Letter: Reemsnyder Contacted Two Years Ago on Beaver Problem

To the Editor: Thank you for your article, “As Beavers Flood Properties Old Lyme…”.  I’m grateful that you investigated the issue including meeting with Old Lyme town leadership. Unfortunately, First Selectwoman Bonnie Reemsnyder’s statement, that she only found out about the beaver’s destruction from my letter to the editor, is not...

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Letter: No Factual Basis to Require Sewers at Hawk’s Nest

...reports and data supplied to him by the town sanitarian. Further examination revealed that the data had been manipulated by the Sanitarian to bolster the case for sewers. He promptly resigned and Dr. Sikand was quickly replaced by Old Lyme joining the Ledge Light Health District which eliminated the director...

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Old Lyme Balances Freedom of Information and Email Troubles

OLD LYME — Two years ago, Old Lyme created an email address through their FirstClass system for every board, commission and committee that comprise the town’s mostly volunteer government. “We actually added an email address for every one of our boards and commissions. That was to make sure that information...

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Facing Deadline Old Lyme Updates Aging Website

OLD LYME — After almost 20 years, Old Lyme officially updated the town government website through CivicPlus on May 10 for $5,000, in addition to an annual cost of $4,250. “The company that we use to host our website and our email went to a new platform a few years...

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A Tour of New London Development with Felix Reyes

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...proposed for Old Lyme. Since last year, Reyes has helped shepherd through a number of changes to zoning regulations in New London which could be a punch list for the Halls Road Improvements Committee in Old Lyme: Reducing setbacks, increased density, loosened height restrictions, less stringent parking requirements, and to...

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Whale Bone Cove: VI

...reception, on June 30th at 3 p.m. at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, followed by a sneak preview of the exhibition at 5 p.m. at the Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme St. There will be an opening for the exhibition at the Cooley Gallery on July 6th, 5-7 p.m....

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Wedding Season in Southeast Connecticut

...vendors. “Weddings are now all year. My last wedding this year is December 21 and my first is the end of January, that’s barely a month off,” said Chris Devlin, a wedding photographer with over 25 years of experience, based in Old Lyme. “I’ve had more January, February and March...

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Easements Slow Sale Of McCulloch Property in Old Lyme

...a closing,” said Amanda Blair, co-chair of the Open Spaces Commission in Old Lyme at the monthly meeting on June 14. In a later email, Blair explained that “this is a very complex real estate transaction with many people, organizations involved. This said, these easements are a minor issue.” The...

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Editorial: Four Points

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...merchants, and I certainly would feel more comfortable if they were much closer to the center of this conversation. The silence is deafening. Point 2: Credible Complaints from the Beach Communities (Old Lyme) After speaking first with the Old Lyme Water Pollution Control Authority, we met for more than an...

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Whale Bone Cove: Part V

...reception, on June 30th at 3 p.m. at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, followed by a sneak preview of the exhibition at 5 p.m. at the Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme St. There will be an opening for the exhibition at the Cooley Gallery on July 6th, 5-7 p.m....

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Letter: “Slim down your waste”

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...vessel for water, coffee … Give up bottled water Return returnables Consider wasteful packaging when purchasing Do your best to compost vegetable scraps Please take the time to refer to the website: Recyclect to learn What’s In and What’s Out. Leslie O’Connor for the Old Lyme Recycling and Waste Committee...

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“Waterworks” Opens at Lyme Art Association

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...think it’s all those years of creativity on the wall,” she said. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 .pm. and by appointment.  Admission is free, but a $5 donation is suggested. Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme 860-434-7802. For more information, go to lymeartassociation.org....

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The Best Strawberries in Southeast Connecticut…

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...met with Baylee Drown of Upper Pond Farm in Old Lyme, whose strawberries are particularly well-regarded. This week despite record rains, the weather has proven well-suited for ripening — the early strawberries are ready to pick — and Falla set out to collect pints from farms in the region. Staff...

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Formica and Carney Host Open House in Old Lyme

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...the rate on taxes but they expanded the base,” he said. Formica represents the 20th Senate District, which includes Bozrah, East Lyme, Montville, New London, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, Salem, Waterford. Carney represents the 23rd General Assembly District, which includes Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook and Westbrook. Some of the...

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Budget Language Adds Flexibility For School Savings

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...education agencies would give you a vehicle other than regionalization to share services.” Most towns are already working to reduce costs through sharing services, like electricity contracts and health insurance collaboratives, said Ian Neviaser, superintendent of Lyme-Old Lyme Schools, a regionalized district which also shares services with some nearby districts....

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Letter: “Sanitized” Report on Pantries Misses Point

...is morally inexcusable and not consistent with the mission statement of the SSSKP. Ellen Rabin should focus on fundraising if that is her issue, not increasing the hardship of the poor and contradicting the mission statement it is her job to uphold. Steven A. Ross (former volunteer) Old Lyme, CT...

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5 Things to Know About the Library

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...residents’ use. Summer reading for local schools This year, with the change in summer reading requirements from the Lyme Old Lyme Schools, the Phoebe Griffin Noyes library is taking steps to better match their summer reading program to the school curriculum. In the past, Bartley explained, the schools have been...

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