RiverCOG Hosts Dec. 8 & 13 Meetings To Update Region’s Metropolitan Transportation Plan

On Thursday, Dec. 8, at 6:00 p.m., and again on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 6:00 p.m., the Lower Connecticut River Valley Council of Governments (RiverCOG) will host two meetings focused on updating the region’s Metropolitan Transportation Plan. 

This plan outlines the vision for the region’s transportation systems for the next 25 years.  Residents are invited to attend the meetings to learn more about the plan and provide input. 

The Dec. 8 meeting will be held in person at RiverCOG headquarters.  The Dec. 13 meeting will take place on Zoom.  For more information, see this flyer.

To review the existing plan which is being updated, click here.

Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 11 at 11:00 a.m.

On Friday, Nov. 11, at 11:00 a.m.  – the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year – the Lyme Veterans Committee will hold a Veterans Day Ceremony at the Lymes Veterans Memorial next to Town Hall.  The speaker will be Commander James “Jamie” H. Thach, IV, Commander, USGGR, who will discuss the meaning of Veterans Day in a military family. All residents are welcome to attend.

Closure of Preserves for Deer Firearm Hunting Season Begins in Lyme Preserves on Nov. 16

The following preserves will be closed Monday through Friday to all users except hunters during Firearm Hunting Season for Deer. The season runs Nov. 16 through Dec. 20, 2022.

  • Beebe Preserve
  • Chestnut Hill Preserve
  • Eno Preserve
  • Hilles Preserve (West and East)
  • Jewett Preserve
  • Johnston Preserve
  • Mount Archer Woods
  • Pickwick’s Preserve
  • Plimpton Preserve
  • Slawson Preserve

Please note that during this time no hunting is allowed in these preserves on Saturday or Sunday, when the preserves are open to all other users. Hunting may be allowed on adjacent State and private land every day.

Hikers and other users of the preserves are encouraged to practice caution and wear bright colors on all the preserves during the hunting seasons as adjacent public and private lands may allow hunting.

Permits for hunting on these preserves are granted by the Town of Lyme Open Space Coordinator each year to a limited number of licensed hunters. The hunting program for this year is fully subscribed. (For more information on hunting programs and seasons, go here.)