To the Editor: The Old Lyme Zoning Commission is scheduled to meet on January 9 to finally vote on the Halls Road Overlay District plan. As a citizen of Old Lyme for nearly two decades, and a former member of the Economic Development Commission, I would like to voice my support for the excellent proposal from the Halls Road Improvement Committee. Enhancement of … [Read more...] about Letter to the Editor: ‘Halls Rd. Overlay District’ Proposal is ‘Excellent,’ Merits Community Support at Monday’s OL Zoning Meeting
To the Editor: Old Lyme Parks and Rec. Commission has dedicated much of their energy over the last few years, and particularly the last few months, to limiting the activities in Hains Park. Most recently, this has been executed under three guiding principles: limit the use of public property by private entities, limit the use of Old Lyme property by out-of-town people, … [Read more...] about Letter to the Editor: Parks & Rec. Leaders Challenged Over Use of Old Lyme Ballfields by Private Entity That Brought in Hundreds of Out-of-Towners
To the Editor: Compliments go to Governor Ned Lamont for executive order 7T, prohibiting rentals with durations less than 32 days. Putting the health of her full-time residents who work in the state’s hospitals and businesses, volunteer in her communities and fill her schools, ahead of the economic bounty of beach visitors who clog the roads and beaches, Governor Raimondo … [Read more...] about Letter to the Editor: Kudos to Lamont for Banning Short-term Rentals, But Now Close the Beaches
To the Editor: Matt Pugliese offers a refreshing, non-partisan voice in the state House of Representatives for Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook and Westbrook. Matt brings business experience from the non-profit sector where he has managed tight budgets and competing union interests to deliver theatrical arts to communities in Middletown and at U Conn. Matt has been recognized for … [Read more...] about Letter to the Editor: Democrat Pugliese Represents a Fresh, Viable Alternative in House 23rd District Race
To the Editor: For 6 years, the community of Old Lyme has benefited from services of Bonnie Reemsnyder as First Selectwoman and Mary Jo Nosal as Selectwoman. This team of dedicated businesswomen has brought modern business practices to town hall and installed a culture of transparency. They have shown the courage to face contentious issues, such as the long- delayed beach … [Read more...] about Letter to the Editor: Re-elect Reemsnyder, Nosal So They Can Continue Doing Good For Old Lyme
To the Editor: As you consider Republican candidates in local elections, it should be questioned whether these candidates endorse the national platform of bigotry, ignorance and hypocrisy. The SECT association of RTCs campaign kickoff featured keynote speaker Michelle Malkin, whose latest book suggests that the Japanese internment camps of the 1940s should be reinstituted for … [Read more...] about Letter to the Editor: Do Old Lyme Republicans Embrace the National Republican Agenda?