Fully Vaccinated Individuals Do Not Need Masks in Town Facilities Effective Monday, Jul. 12

Starting Monday, Jul. 12, the Town of Lyme will no longer require employees and visitors who have been fully vaccinated to wear masks in Town Hall, the public library or other Town facilities.  Individuals who have not yet been vaccinated will still need to wear masks and observe social distancing protocols.  (Access to the vault and to land records will continue to be on a by-appointment basis.)

Bear Sightings in Lyme

The Town has received calls regarding some recent bear sightings on Cove Road and Joshuatown Road – with at least one involving a mother and a cub.  For advice on being “Bear Aware,” please see this DEEP fact sheet.  If you see a bear, please report it to DEEP using this link.  (DEEP is the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection.)

Library Offers “Whale Ho!” Zoom Presentation Jul. 8

On Thursday, Jul. 8, at 7:00 p.m., the Friends of the Public Library will offer “Whale Ho!” – a virtual presentation from Mystic Seaport Museum the offers a fascinating look at the origins of whaling, the role it played in the development of America and the factors that transformed us as a nation from whale hunters to whale watchers. To register for the free program, send an email to programreg@lymepl.org. For more information, call the library at 860-434-2272.