Board of Selectmen Reappoints Cemetery Commission Members

The Board of Selectmen today reappointed three members of the Cemetery Commission – Diana Boehning, Thomas Davies and Christine Plikus – to serve another six years on the commission.  The members, whose current appointments were set to expire on April 15 of this year, will now serve through April 15, 2025.

Volunteer Town-Wide Roadside Clean-Up Effort Starts Today

The Town of Lyme announced today that, in observance of Earth Day, it has joined with the Lyme Public Hall Association to sponsor a town-wide roadside clean-up effort from April 1 to April 22 (Earth Day).  Residents who volunteer to help collect litter that has accumulated along town roads over the winter can pick up free plastic trash bags at following locations starting today:

  • Hadlyme Country Store
  • Reynolds Store
  • Lyme Public Library
  • Lyme Town Hall

Volunteers simply leave the filled trash bags along the roadside for pick up by the Town.  The Town is supplying bags for regular trash and blue trash bags for recyclable bottles and cans.  For more information, email the Lyme Public Hall Association at

Public Hearing on School District Budget, Monday, Apr. 1

Notice is hereby given that the Regional School Board for Regional School District No. 18 for the Towns of Lyme and Old Lyme will hold a public hearing on the budget request for Fiscal Year July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020, at Regional School District No. 18, at the Board of Education Conference Room at Center School, 49 Lyme Street in Old Lyme, at 6:30 p.m., on Monday, April 1, 2019. All interested parties are invited to attend and present their comments or questions.  

Annual Native Plant Sale

The CT River Coastal Conservation District’s annual, fund-raising Native Plant Sale is underway, offering a wide variety of native shrubs, ground covers, evergreen tree seedlings, flowering perennials, ferns, grasses and culinary herbs.  Proceeds are used to support conservation, environmental education and technical assistance programs.   To pre-order native plants from the online store, go here.  To download the sales brochure and order form, go here.