Parks & Rec Winter Basketball Program Starts Jan. 19

The Winter Basketball Program starts Saturday, January 19, at the Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School gym.  Sessions will be held as follows:

  • Kindergarten – 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
  • Grades 1-2 – 9:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
  • Grades 3-5 – 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

All equipment will be at the gym ready for use. Team shirts and schedules will be handed out the first day. For more information, please contact Don Bugbee at parkrec@oldlyme-ct.gov.

Lyme Forest Block Wildlife Presentation on Jan. 16

The Lyme Forest Block Conservation Project is hosting a free event on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 7:00 p.m., with wildlife biologist Jenny Dickson.  Dickson will discuss the economic and ecological benefits of birds and other wildlife in the Lyme Forest Block.  The event will be held in the Community Room of the Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library at 2 Library Lane in Old Lyme.  For more information, click here.

Yale Professor To Address Rogers Lake Authority

Professor David Post of Yale University will be making a presentation at the Wednesday, Jan. 9, meeting of the Rogers Lake Authority.  Post and his research associates have been studying Rogers Lake for more than 15 years and will discuss the impact that alewives (a species of herring found in the lake) have on water quality and bass fishing.  For more information, click here.

Legal Notice from the Lyme Tax Collector

Legal Notice is hereby given to the taxpayers in the Town of Lyme that the 2017 Supplemental Motor Vehicle tax bills for vehicles purchased after October 1, 2017, and before August 1, 2018, are due and payable January 1, 2019.

These taxes must be paid on or before February 1, 2019, to avoid penalty. The interest rate on delinquent taxes is 1½ percent of said tax from the due date, for each month or fraction thereof which elapses after January 1, 2019 (18% annually). A minimum interest charge of $2.00 is made on all delinquent tax bills. FAILURE TO RECEIVE A TAX BILL DOES NOT INVALIDATE THE TAX OR WAIVE THE INTEREST DUE, per statute (12-130) should the bill become delinquent.

Payments may be mailed to: Lyme Tax Collector, 480 Hamburg Road, Lyme, CT 06371. Payments may also be dropped off at the Lyme Tax Office. We are open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Lyme Town Hall will be closed January 1st and 21st, 2019.)

Cynthia B. Beers
Lyme Tax Collector