The Lyme Fire Company’s antique Seagrave won the Best Appearing Motorized Antique Apparatus for the 15th consecutive year Sunday the 22nd at the annual State Fire Fighters’ Convention. The trophy was dedicated to the memory of past Chief Gary Reynolds who was one of the key fire company members who worked so diligently over many years to restore the Seagrave to mint condition.


A Lyme resident has just reported a suspicious call from an individual offering a free medical alert system. The person refused to identify himself or the company for which he worked. He simply inquried as to when he might come out to the resident’s home to install the system.

The caller I.D. registered this number: 860-453-6892, ” Unknown Name.” A State Police check failed to produce a company or company representative.

 State Police caution homeowners from giving out any personal information such as credit card or social security numbers in these types of situations and certainly DO NOT invite any unidentified caller to your home.


A burglary was reported yesterday (Monday) at 94 Joshuatown Road. The perpetrators forced the door open between 10 and 11 am and stole jewelery and other items. If anyone saw anything suspicious or has any information related to the incident, please contact Trooper Matlock at 860-399-2100.

Please be observant. If you see anything out of the ordinary on your street, do not hesitate to contact the State Police at the number  listed above. If you park vehicles outside, do not leave valuables in them and lock your cars at night.

If you want to be added to the town-wide crime watch alert system contact Judy Davies at jwd50@comcast.net .