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First Selectman's Newsletter

Halls Road Improvements Committee - Lieutenant River Bridge & Trails

Halls Road Improvements Committee will hold an Open House at the Town Hall
to share AI Engineers' two proposals for a new pedestrian/cyclist bridge over the Lieutenant River at the old abutments, on Saturday, Sept. 30, 10:00 am-2:00 pm and Thursday, Oct. 5, 5:00 pm-8:00 pm. The proposals will be presented at these Open House events, after which the Town will finalize the design.

Fire Department

Celebrating Fire Prevention week with an Open House Night on Wednesday, October 4 at the Lyme Street Fire House from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.  There will be events, food, games and an opportunity to buy an Old Lyme Fire Department centennial t-shirt.

Parks & Recreation

Cross Lane Court Refurbishing Project Update: Construction of the Cross Lane Courts is progressing nicely with just a few minor delays due to weather. The courts have been repaved, the fence posts have been painted and the painting process has begun on the courts.  

2023 Fall Programs: Our fall programs are in full swing with youth and adult soccer, adult volleyball, basketball and Zumba toning classes. We are currently developing the Winter Program schedule. Registration will start in early November.

Open Space

A Hiker’s Happy Hour will be sponsored by the Open Space Commission, the Old Lyme Land Trust and the Old Lyme Inn on Wednesday, October 4. The guided hike will begin at the Boggy Hole Trailhead (17 Boggy Hole Rd) at 4:15pm. 

Trex Challenge Update

The Trex collection bin will not be available at Old Lyme Town Hall as of Monday, October 2. The volunteers who collect, sort, weigh, and deliver this plastic to its next destination are no longer able to adequately maintain the Town Hall bins. You can still recycle your clean, dry, empty, and stretchy plastic film in Old Lyme by bringing it to the bottle and can recycling room at Big Y.  

Tim Griswold, First Selectman


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