Lyme Town Hall and Lyme Transfer Station Closed Monday, January 15 in Observance of MLK Day

January 12th, 2018

The Lyme Town Hall and the Lyme Transfer Station will be closed Monday, January 15 in observance of MLK Day.

Thursday, January 4, 2018 Snowstorm_Information and Closings

January 3rd, 2018

Due to the timing, severity, and duration predicted for the impending snowstorm, the Lyme Town Hall, Lyme Public Library, and Lyme Transfer Station will be closed Thursday, January 4, 2018. The library and town hall will reopen as conditions allow.  The transfer station will open Saturday, January 6 for regular hours.

With the number of inches of snow forecast, as well as the accompanying wind predictions, please exercise extreme caution if you absolutely must travel. If at all possible, please stay off the roads in order to allow the town and state crews to clear them efficiently.

Following the snow storm, we will be experiencing extremely frigid temperatures. In an emergency, call 911 immediately.  Anyone requiring non-emergency assistance due to a sustained power outage should contact our Emergency Management Director John Evans at

Tax Collector’s Notice_Supplemental Motor Vehicle Tax Bills

December 26th, 2017

Tax Collector’s Notice_Supplemental Motor Vehicle Bills

Lyme Town Hall Holiday Hours

December 18th, 2017

Lyme Town Hall Holiday Hours

Friday, December 22, 2017:  Closing at 12:00 noon

Monday, December 25, 2017 (Christmas Day):  Closed

Monday, January 1, 2018 (New Year’s Day):  Closed

New Public Act Requiring Regional School Districts to Provide Copies of Contracts for Towns to Post on Town Websites

December 6th, 2017

In accordance with the requirements of Section 157 of the June Special Session, Public Act 17-2, regional school districts must provide the towns with electronic versions of signed copies of any contract for administrative personnel for posting on the towns’ websites.  Below you will find a copy of the current collective bargaining agreement with Region #18 administrators, as well as copies of the signed employment agreements for the following administrative personnel:

Superintendent of Schools

Business Manager

Director of Facilities and Technology

Click on the links below for each contract:

LOLA Contract 2015-2018

LOLA Contract 2018-2021 Signed

Superintendent of Schools Contract 2017-2020

Business Manager Contract 2017-2020

Director of Facilities and Technology Contract 2017-2020

Lyme Town Hall and Lyme Transfer Station Closed Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24, in Observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday

November 17th, 2017

The Lyme Town Hall and the Lyme Transfer Station will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Preserve Closures for Deer Hunting

November 13th, 2017

The following Lyme Preserves are closed Monday through Friday during firearms deer hunting season from Wednesday, November 15 through Tuesday, December 19, 2017, except to licensed hunters who have been granted a permit for consent to hunt on the property. All these preserves are open to non-hunting users on Saturday and Sunday as no hunting is allowed there on those days. 

Beebe Preserve, Chestnut Hill Preserve, Eno Preserve, Hand Smith, Honey Hill Preserve, Jewett Preserve, Mount Archer Woods, Pickwick’s Preserve, and Plimpton Preserve.

It is recommended that you wear bright colors in the woods during all the hunting seasons beginning September 1 through January 31. And please be aware that hunting is allowed in Lyme on State and private land every day except Sunday during hunting season.  

The hunting program of the Town of Lyme and the Lyme Land Conservation Trust is administered through the Lyme Open Space Coordinator. Hunting helps control deer browse damage, decreases the number of wildlife related car accidents, helps decrease the spread of tick-related diseases, and provides access for a traditional use of open space in Lyme. 

For more information about the Hunting Program, visit:

Election results – Vote on November 7, 2017

November 8th, 2017


Lyme Election Results – Elected by Vote on November 7, 2017

The following individuals were elected to serve:

Judge of Probate (Lyme results only) – Jeannine Lewis

First Selectman – Steven Mattson

Selectmen – Parker Lord and John Kiker

Town Clerk – Linda Winzer

Town Treasurer – William Hawthorne

Board of Finance – David Brown, Kathryn Wayland and Peter Evankow

Board of Finance Alternates – Jarrod Leonardo and Daniel Hagan

Board of Assessment Appeals – Hayden Reynolds

Planning & Zoning Commission – Ann Rich, William Koch and E. Hunter Ward

Zoning Board of Appeals – Winnifred Gencarella and Jack Sulger

Zoning Board of Appeals – Judy Davies

Library Directors – Susan Cole, Jack Sulger and Diane Brown

Regional Board of Education – Stacy Leonardo

Reminder: Voting at LYME TOWN HALL Tuesday, November 7, 2017

November 6th, 2017

Reminder:  Voting for the Municipal Election will occur Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 6:00 AM to 8:oo PM at the LYME TOWN HALL.  The Town Hall WILL BE OPEN FOR REGULAR BUSINESS.

Lyme Town Hall and Lyme Transfer Station Veterans Day Closing Information

November 6th, 2017

The Lyme Town Hall will be closed Friday, November 10 in observance of Veterans Day.

The Lyme Transfer Station will be closed Saturday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day.