June 25, 2022

A Summer not Like the Rest: Local Hotel, Inn Owners Await Reopening Directions (from ‘The Day’)

OLD LYME — In a normal year, the Old Lyme Inn already would have been booked out through Memorial Day weekend, and reservations tied to summer weddings, local festivals and parades would either be booked or flooding in.

But that’s not the case this year, as the ongoing coronavirus pandemic forced the inn to close in March.

Bookings were “canceled through the whole summer,” owner Chris Kitchings said. “Summer is the beginning …

Read the full article by Mary Biekert and published in The Day, May 16, at this link.