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  1. Lawmakers voice opposition to rail line through Old LymeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTNH

    Members of Connecticut's all-Democratic Congressional delegation are urging federal railroad officials to meet with residents of Old Lyme before moving forward with plans to route a new rail line through the city. U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy and Rep. Joe Courtney sent a letter Monday to the Federal Railroad Administration reiterating their opposition to a route through the historic city.

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  2. Old Lyme Seeks to Increase the Town's Rate of RecyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Lymeline.com

    Curbside recycling by Old Lyme residents has become very routine. However, there is some evidence that many recyclables end up in the blue trash bin rather than the green recycling bin.

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  3. Amtrak should fix what we have firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: I commend Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Rep. Joseph Courtney for promoting safety improvements to the existing Amtrak rail corridor in southeast Connecticut before engaging in new, expensive and disruptive route changes − “ Sen. Blumenthal speaks against bypass through Old Lyme at hearing ,” .  While serving on the Transportation Committee, we identified several locations in eastern Connecticut that could benefit from safety and infrastructure upgrades.

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  4. SECoast Launches Petition Against Proposed High-Speed Train Route Through SE ConnecticutRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lymeline.com

    SECoast, the non-profit group formed primarily to fight the proposed high speed train route through southeast Connecticut, is sponsoring, and Old Lyme resident Jennifer Hillhouse is organizing, a petition drive against the proposed by-pass from Old Saybrook to Kenyon, R.I. We must not squander a once-in-a-generation opportunity to modernize rail travel along the Northeast Corridor, on plans destined either to fail, or to irreparably harm the historic towns, and estuaries of southeastern Connecticut. Twice, Senator Richard Blumenthal, a keen supporter of rail travel, called the proposed Kenyon to Saybrook bypass through Old Lyme, "half-baked and harebrained."

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  5. Shoreline Hosts Midsummer Fest, Arts & Crafts FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | CTNow.com

    This Childe Hassam painting is part of "'The Artist's Garden" exhibit at the Florence Griswold Museum, which is open for the Old Lyme's Midsummer Festival. This Childe Hassam painting is part of "'The Artist's Garden" exhibit at the Florence Griswold Museum, which is open for the Old Lyme's Midsummer Festival.

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  6. Opposition to rail line alternative picks up speedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: When federal railroad officials unveiled a proposal that included three alternate routes for a high-speed line through New England, Old Lyme officials were shocked. One of the options would cut straight through the heart of the town, oblivious to environmentally sensitive areas and historical sites such as the Florence Griswold Museum, leaders from the town said.

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  7. Police logs - July 24, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Day

    ... charged Saturday with disorderly conduct and risk of injury to a child. Andrew Bomay, 39, of 24 Buttonball Road, Old Lyme, was charged Wednesday with first-degree criminal trespass, third-degree criminal mischief and disorderly conduct. Tina ...

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  8. Slow Down Baby aims to reduce child deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Liz Reemsnyder and her 9-month-old son, Zane, demostrate the Slow Down Baby tag and lanyard system Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Old Lyme - Liz Reemsnyder, daughter of First Selectman Bonnie Reemsnyder, knows firsthand how easy it is to make a mistake that could have been disastrous.

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  9. No Motion at OL Board of Selectmen to Express Formal Opposition to Train RouteRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Lymeline.com

    There was significant discussion at the Old Lyme Selectmen's meeting last Monday, July 11, regarding the meeting the previous week on July 7 in Old Lyme, which First Selectwoman Bonnie Reemsnyder had attended along with Connecticut Commissioner of Transport James Redeker; State Senator Paul Formica; State Rep. Devin Carney; Pamela Sucato, DOT; Rob Haramut, RiverCOG; Greg Stroud, SECoast; John Forbis; Bennett Bernblum; and representatives from Sen. Blumenthal's, Sen. Murphy's and Rep. Courtney's offices. Neither of the Old Lyme Selectmen had attended and both expressed concern regarding the level of communication to the community.

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  10. Formica, Carney & Reemsnyder Request FRA to Host Public Meeting in Old LymeRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Lymeline.com

    In another development regarding the proposed train route, State Senator Paul Formica sent a letter dated July 14, co-signed by State Representative Devin Carney and Old Lyme First Selectwoman Bonnie Reemsnyder to the Northeast Corridor Future Program Manager Rebecca Reyes-Alicea asking her to meet with them in Old Lyme to discuss the "many questions and concerns, which we feel have not been properly addressed by the FRA ." The letter continues, "There is much worry in Old Lyme and the surrounding communities regarding the potential disruption this plan provides, which is why we would appreciate a conversation as soon as possible."

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  11. Formica, Carney & Reemsnyder Request FRA to Host Public Meeting in Old Lyme; No Motion at OL Board of Selectmen to Express Formal Opposition to Train RouteRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Lymeline.com

    In another development regarding the proposed train route, State Senator Paul Formica sent a letter dated July 14, co-signed by State Representative Devin Carney and Old Lyme First Selectwoman Bonnie Reemsnyder to the Northeast Corridor Future Program Manager Rebecca Reyes-Alicea asking her to meet with them in Old Lyme to discuss the "many questions and concerns, which we feel have not been properly addressed by the FRA ." The letter continues, "There is much worry in Old Lyme and the surrounding communities regarding the potential disruption this plan provides, which is why we would appreciate a conversation as soon as possible."

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  12. FloGris Museum Board Sends Letter to FRA Stating Strong Opposition to Proposed Rail Route Through Old Lyme; Request Its Removal from Plan, Public MeetingRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Lymeline.com

    In a week of continuing activity regarding the proposed high speed rail route, the Director of the Florence Griswold Museum, Jeffrey Andersen, and the President of the Board of Trustees of the Museum, Frank Hamilton III, sent a letter dated July 15 to Rebecca Reyes-Alicea, the Northeast Corridor Program Advisor for the Federal Rail Administration expressing their "grave concerns" about recent reports that the proposed high speed train route currently under discussion will pass through Old Lyme. Significantly, 25 members of the board of trustees had met July 14 and unanimously joined the statement of opposition to the FRA.

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  13. Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Stress Opposition to Rail Through Old Lyme; Urge Federal Railroad Administration to Hear Community ConcernsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Lymeline.com

    U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal , Chris Murphy , and U.S. Representative Joe Courtney yesterday urged the Federal Railroad Administration to meet with the Old Lyme community before moving forward with any plans for a new rail route through the historic city. The FRA has started a massive, multi-million dollar undertaking called "NEC FUTURE" to develop a vision that will meet the passenger rail needs of the Northeast in 2040, and it currently includes ideas to reroute Amtrak straight through Old Lyme.

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  14. Coming SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: News: Opposition to an alternate route for Amtrak trains first surfaced in Old Lyme, but has now spread to other coastal towns as residents and officials learn of the potential impact of the proposal. Business: The four-time barbecue world champion and Seconn Manufacturing Group in Waterford have teamed up to design, build and sell smokers.

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  15. A national treasure, right in the neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: On view through August at the Old Lyme - Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library is an art exhibition that showcases the extraordinary scenery of the Connecticut River and environs. Paintings by Roxanne Steed and essays by Day Staff Writer Judy Benson invite the viewer to celebrate the beauty and one-of-a-kind features of what Benson calls “this fluid natural treasure.” Steed has spent the last year working on her river series and the 17 paintings that resulted are included in the exhibit, along with a few from a similar study of Barn Island she did from 2012 to 2014.

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  16. Great view of Great Island in Old LymeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: A pair of kayakers paddle past Great Island through the side channel of the Connecticut River by the Great Island boat ramp in Old Lyme Friday, July 22, 2016.

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  17. Local CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Day

    ... Clinics are free. Contact: Carl Reichard (860) 908-2072. Hawaii Five-O 5K Registration - Saturday, July 30, Lyme/Old Lyme Middle School. A 5K race or run on morning of Old Lyme MidSummer Fair. Registration: $25 (a fundraiser for Friends of Music - ...

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  18. Police logs - July 22, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: William E. Rowsam, 39, of 91 Buddington Road was charged Wednesday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Marcia Spaere, 33, of 14 River Road, Old Lyme, was charged Wednesday with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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  19. 30th Anniversary of Old Lyme's Midsummer Festival, July 30;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | LocalOnlineNews.tv

    The 30th anniversary of the Old Lyme Midsummer Festival, a summertime favorite for thousands that has now become a signature event in the lower Connecticut River Valley, takes place Friday, July 29 and Saturday, July 30. The event opens with a Kickoff Concert and follows up with daytime festivities Saturday, July 30, on Lyme Street in the historic Old Lyme village center. The Festival promotes the arts, music, and culture, drawing on Old Lyme's history as a home to a number of artists including those in the original Lyme Art Colony.

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  20. Website connects seniors from around the regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Day

    ... at seniorcenterct.org , has information from nine senior centers: East Lyme, Griswold, Groton, Lisbon, Lyme-Old Lyme, Montville, New London, Norwich and Preston. It is a planning tool for senior centers and a resource for seniors, their families and ...

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