OLD LYME -- On Monday, Feb. 6, Ledge Light Health District will host a Vaccine Clinic from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Lymes’ Senior Center, 26 Town Woods Rd. in Old Lyme. Both regular flu (but not high dose) and COVID shots will be offered. You may receive one or both of the vaccines that day. If you wish to receive the COVID vaccine, remember to bring your COVID … [Read more...] about Ledge Light Hosts Flu, COVID Vaccine Clinic in Old Lyme, Tomorrow; Free, Walk-In Only – No Reservations
LYME/OLD LYME -- The state’s severe cold weather protocol announced Monday by Gov. Ned Lamont is currently operational and will remain in effect until 12 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 5. Noting Connecticut will experience extremely cold air and strong winds," Gov. Lamont added, “With the kind of severe cold weather that is headed our way, frostbite can develop on exposed skin in … [Read more...] about Brrr … it’s Cold Out There, “Anyone in Need is Urged to Call 2-1-1” (Old Lyme First Selectman Tim Griswold)
LYME -- The Lyme Land Trust held the inaugural Tour de Lyme back in 2013 as an annual charity bike ride to raise funds to support its mission of preserving and protecting environmentally-important land in Lyme. The event has become bigger in every way -- both in terms of the number of entrants and total funds raised -- since then with the exception of 2020 and 2021 … [Read more...] about Registration for 10th Anniversary ‘Tour de Lyme’ Now Open
ESSEX, CT -- The Essex Ed Parade was held last Sunday. Pots and pans, spoons, whistles and trumpets 'played' by parade-goers, many in festive groundhog gear, celebrated the larger-than-life-groundhog making his annual pilgrimage from Essex Boatworks on Ferry Street and up Main Street.As always, Ed’s costume was a secret until his parade appearance. Each year a community … [Read more...] about ‘Essex Ed’ Honors Lyme-Old Lyme/Valley Regional Football Team
Geraldine U. Foster, age 80, of North Branford, beloved wife of Johnnie D. Johnson, died January 18, 2023 at her residence. Mrs. Foster was born on May 25, 1942 in Wilkinsburg, PA the daughter of Adolph and Julia Bartolomucci ... She started her pharmaceutical career with Schering-Plough then retiring from Merck Pharmaceutical as a Senior Vice President of Public and … [Read more...] about Death Announced of Geraldine “Gerry” U. Foster, Formerly of Old Lyme; Celebration of Life in Old Saybrook, Jan. 29
Editor's Note: This is a Sponsored Post by Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law. Driving during winter months is inherently more dangerous than driving in other seasons because the road conditions can make an accident more likely. Some of this is also out of the control of motorists, who may have no choice but to drive in suboptimal conditions when they have to go to work or … [Read more...] about Legal News You Can Use: Safety Tips for Winter Driving
OLD LYME -- On Monday evening at the Annual Town Meeting, Edie Twining was named Old Lyme's 2022 'Citizen of the Year.' We asked her how she felt about receiving the honor and she sent us this response: "I was quite surprised to be given this award and I appreciate the recognition. Like many others in the town I am involved in several volunteer positions. If I join an … [Read more...] about Twining Responds to Receiving Old Lyme’s 2022 ‘Citizen of the Year’ Honor
LYME -- On Monday evening, members of Lyme Ambulance and Lyme Fire Company turned out to train with a Life Star crew. The training exercise included the Life Star helicopter landing in a field at Tiffany Farm on Hamburg Rd., which is one of the specified landing zones in Lyme. The fire and ambulance service members that participated in the exercise described it as, "A great … [Read more...] about Lyme Ambulance Training Sees Life Star Helicopter Land by Hamburg Rd.
Editor's Note: LymeLine Exclusive: read Twining's subsequent response to receiving the award in this article. OLD LYME -- At Monday night's Annual Town Meeting held in Old Lyme's Memorial Town Hall, Old Lyme First Selectman Tim Griswold enthusiastically declared, "We are excited to announce that Old Lyme’s Citizen of the Year for 2022 is the very talented Edie Twining. Edie … [Read more...] about Edie Twining is Old Lyme’s 2022 Citizen of the Year!
HARTFORD -- Connecticut lawmakers on three legislative committees tried to tackle the real estate market Tuesday during an informational session on home sales, affordability, and construction. Jessica Lautz, chief economist and vice president of research for the National Association of REALTORS, told the Housing, Planning and Development and Insurance and Real Estate … [Read more...] about Only 3600 Houses for Sale in CT
LYME/OLD LYME -- It is always interesting in early January of one year to crunch the numbers and see which stories drew the highest number of readers in the previous year. This year was no exception -- there were some predictable winners like the announcement of the Old Lyme 2021 Citizen of the Year and the unexpected (and unsuccessful, as far as we know) auction of the Old … [Read more...] about Our Top 15 — The Most-Read Articles on LymeLine in 2022
LYME/OLD LYME -- The Ruth Ann Heller Music Foundation Board of Trustees has announced that it has awarded private study music scholarships for the 2022-23 academic year to students from both Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School and Lyme-Old Lyme High School. Award recipients from the Middle School are: Cassidy Buckley, Jonah Filardi (winner of the Doc Mirliani Jazz Scholarship), … [Read more...] about Ruth Ann Heller Music Foundation Board Announces Scholarship Recipients
CDC Continues to Recommend All CT Residents Wear a Mask in Public Indoor Spaces LYME/OLD LYME -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s latest COVID-19 Community Levels Map, pictured above, which was updated today (Jan. 13), shows that New London is the only County remaining in Connecticut, which is not in the High/Orange level. Last week's map … [Read more...] about New London County Stays at Medium COVID-19 Community Alert, All Remaining CT Counties at Highest Level
CDC Recommends All CT Residents Wear a Mask in Public Indoor Spaces HARTFORD, Conn.— Connecticut is experiencing a statewide surge in COVID-19 activity, and residents are encouraged to take steps to protect themselves from infection. Based on the latest update to COVID-19 Community Levels by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), the Connecticut … [Read more...] about Six CT Counties Now in High/Orange COVID-19 Community Level, New London County Remains in Medium/Yellow
Old Lyme Zoning Commission to Open Public Hearing on HROD Proposal at its Upcoming Monday Meeting OLD LYME -- The Halls Road Improvements Committee (HRIC) has shared with us a letter that the chair of the committee, Edie Twining, recently submitted to the Old Lyme (OL) Planning Commission. Her letter was in response to concerns raised by the Planning Commission in the … [Read more...] about Halls Rd. Improvements Cttee. Submits Response to Old Lyme Planning Commission’s Concerns Regarding Halls Rd. Overlay District (HROD)