OLD LYME -- The Lyme-Old Lyme Lions Club will host a "Night of Giving" at its upcoming full membership meeting on Thursday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. at Memorial Town Hall, 65 Lyme St., Old Lyme. Eighteen local charities and organizations will receive a donation of funds raised during the year through the various Lions Club activities and fundraisers, including their Annual Car … [Read more...] about Lyme-OL Lions Host ‘Night of Giving’ at Membership Meeting, Tonight; New Members Welcome
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.
LYME/OLD LYME -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s latest COVID-19 Community Levels Map for Connecticut (CT), pictured above and dated Thursday, Jan. 19, shows an improvement over the previous week's map dated Jan. 13. New London County not only remains in the Yellow/Medium category but Fairfield County has rejoined it there. The remaining six counties … [Read more...] about New London, Fairfield Counties in Yellow/Medium COVID-19 Community Level Category, All Other Counties in CT Remain Orange/High
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 -- At their meeting Wednesday evening, Jan. 4, the Region 18 Board of Education (BOE) found they had conflicting views on whom should be appointed to the last voting spot on the PK-8 Building Committee. Twenty-three people had applied to join the committee and each BOE member had been given all the applications to review and score individually over the winter … [Read more...] about Lyme-Old Lyme BOE Agrees on Eight Voting Members of PK-8 Building Committee, Ninth Proves More Contentious
HARTFORD/LYME/OLD LYME – On Wednesday, Jan. 4, State Representative Devin Carney (R) took the oath-of-office for his fifth full term representing the 23rd General Assembly District, which includes the towns of Lyme and Old Lyme along with Old Saybrook and Westbrook. For the 2023-2024 legislative session, Rep. Carney has been named to a new leadership role as one of … [Read more...] about State Rep. Carney Takes Oath, Named to New Leadership Role
HARTFORD/LYME/OLD LYME, Conn.—The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has listed four Connecticut Counties—Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex and New Haven Counties—in the High/Orange category in its most recent COVID-19 Community Levels Map. New London along with Hartford, Tolland and Windham Counties are listed in the Medium/Yellow category. The COVID-19 … [Read more...] about Four CT Counties Now in High/Orange COVID-19 Community Levels Category, New London County Remains in Medium/Yellow
LYME/OLD LYME -- We wish all our readers, writers, advertisers and friends a very Happy New Year 2023. We hope it brings you and yours peace, prosperity, good health and great happiness. 2023 marks our 20th year of continuous publication! We look forward to celebrating that milestone with even better coverage of the towns of Lyme and Old Lyme in the coming year. We will be … [Read more...] about Happy New Year!
We send Merry Christmas greetings to all our readers, writers, advertisers and friends that celebrate. We hope you enjoy a very special day today wherever you are. We wish everyone a Happy Holiday Season filled with peace, wonder and joy. Many thanks to Edie Twining for giving us permission to publish her photo above of the amazing display she created in Old Lyme Post Office … [Read more...] about Season’s Greetings!
LYME/OLD LYME -- On Monday, Dec. 19, the US Federal Government restarted its program to ship free COVID-19 test kits to any household that requests them. To order up to four kits for your household, visit this link. The maximum number of test kits that can be requested for a household is four. A limited supply of test kits is also available for pick-up at Lyme … [Read more...] about U.S. Federal Gov. Again Offering Free COVID-19 Test Kits
OLD LYME -- Playing at home on Monday night, the Old Lyme boys ended up defeating Hale Ray 68 - 60, but it was a close call. Old Lyme struck early and hard with some good post offense from the Monte twins -- Calvin and Caden -- to open up a first quarter 24-15 lead. Calvin ended the game with 19 points,15 rebounds, three assists along with a steal and block apiece, … [Read more...] about Old Lyme Boys Pull Off First Basketball Win of Season Against Hale-Ray