The Rogers Lake Authority (RLA) will meet on Wednesday, Jul. 14, at 7:30 p.m., at the Rogers Lake West Shores Association Clubhouse. To view the agenda for this meeting, click here.
The Library Board of Directors will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, Jul. 14, at 3:00 p.m. This is a virtual meeting that will take place on Zoom. To view the agenda or see instructions on how to attend the virtual meeting, click here.
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.)
The Lymes’ Senior Center Building Committee will meet on Wednesday, Jul. 14, at 5:00 p.m., at the Lymes’ Senior Center. To view the agenda for the meeting, click here.
The Affordable Housing Commission will meet Monday, Jul. 12, at 6:30 p.m. This is a meeting that will be held in person at Town Hall and take place on Zoom. To view the agenda or see instructions on how to attend the virtual meeting, click here.
On Saturday, Jul. 10, at 6:00 p.m., the Lyme Public Hall & Local History Archives will hold a “front porch style” concert – featuring Steve Dedman of Plywood Cowboy and Ramblin’ Dan Stevens – at the Lyme Grange Fairgrounds. For the details, see the flyer.
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.)
As a reminder: The State of Connecticut is planning to begin repairs on two Route 82 bridges in Salem effective Jul. 19. When the detours associated with this bridge work go into effect, traffic will be rerouted onto Route 156 and Salem Road – impacting traffic through Lyme. The bridge repairs are scheduled to end Sep. 21.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, call the library at 860-434-2272.
The Board of Selectmen will meet Tuesday, Jul. 6, at 3:30 p.m., at Lyme Town Hall. To view the agenda, click here.