Category: General

Road Paving & Parking Restrictions

Weather permitting, the final step in the Cape Seal process is scheduled to take place starting the week of August 13, 2018 The following roads will be resurfaced in order of paving:  Corey Lane, Sessa Lane, Herster Drive, Faulkner Road, McElaney Drive, Fairhaven Road… Read more >

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation donates for upgraded camera system

At their July meeting, the Executive Committee of the E.L.P.T.F. unanimously voted to donate up to $10,000 to the Town of East Lyme to upgrade the security system at the Boardwalk, Cini Park, Hole in the Wall, and McCook Park.… Read more >

Bike & BBQ

It is time to register for the annual East Lyme Bike & BBQ event to be held on Saturday, September 29th, 2018. Riders: Register early online! There is a limitation on the number of participants. Walkers: Register on the day… Read more >

Job Openings, Jobs, Careers

Employment Opportunities

TOWN OF EAST LYME WATER DEPARTMENT The East Lyme Water Department is looking for a seasonal employee to assist the Department with various laboring tasks including but not limited to cleaning and painting fire hydrants, trimming and landscaping around pump… Read more >

Our Town: One of the Best!

Kiplinger ranks Niantic as #7 in Best Places to Retire in the U.S.A. Expedia ranks East Lyme as #29 in Most Beautiful Towns in America. Connecticut Magazine lists Niantic in Terrific Towns: Main Streets. The Crazy Tourist web site lists… Read more >

Recycling Guidelines

YES – Put these things in the recycling can: Paperboard boxes Mail & Greeting Cards Loose metal jar lids & bottle caps Paper egg cartons Rinsed #1-7 plastic containers & screw-top jars Rinsed plastic bottles & jugs Paperback books File… Read more >

Public Trust Foundation adding upgrades to the Boardwalk

East Lyme has always striven to be a welcoming community. To that end, the Public Trust Foundation has been working on a project to make the Niantic Bay Beach more accessible for people with disabilities, with walkers, with canes, or… Read more >

Labor Day September 3, 2018 – Monday Trash & Recycling Will Be Picked Up on Tuesday

Labor Day Holiday September 3, 2018 – Monday trash and recycling will be picked up on Tuesday.

Summer Concerts

For 2018 we are expanding on our popular concerts at McCook Point Park. On Wednesday evenings from 6-8, and Friday evenings from 7-9 music will be filling the air at the park! All concerts are free to the public, and… Read more >

Preparing for Spring And Summer

The East Lyme Fire Marshal and the East Lyme 911 Dispatch Center offer the following to help you be prepared for Spring and Summer: For some residents your spring cleaning lists already include yard work and while there are restrictions… Read more >

Streetlight – Report an Outage

Streetlight outages can be reported by clicking Tanko Lighting to be repaired. To report a streetlight problem or outage the following information will be required: Street name Nearest house number Pole number Streetlight poles are numbered. The number is located on… Read more >

No Open Scallop Season For 2017-2018

There will not be an open scallop season for 2017-2018.  The Waterford East Lyme Shellfish Commission voted at it’s October 19th meeting to NOT have a scallop season for 2017-2018.  The reason for the vote was the modest population and… Read more >


The Transfer Station is now open Tuesday thru Saturday 7:30 – 3:00. Closed Sunday & Monday.  

Recycling – What Goes Where?

Click here and enter an item to find out how to dispose of it.

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

Please click here for Household Hazardous Waste collection information. East Lyme residents can go to any of the locations listed. On-site paper shredding is also a part of this service. Click here for other recycling resources.

Transfer Station

The Transfer Station is located at 91 Roxbury Road, Niantic 06357 Transfer Station For questions regarding Transfer Station operations call 860-691-4118. Hours are Tuesday thru Saturday 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM Closed Sunday & Monday Proof of residency is required at… Read more >

Are You Affected By A Loved One’s Addiction?

Nar-Anon is a 12 step program to help friends and relatives affected by the disease of addiction.  Meetings are Tuesdays 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Oceanside Recovery, LLC, 30 West Main Street, Niantic.  For more information contact Erin at… Read more >

IRS Phone Scam Warning

Please be aware that numerous residents in our community as well as residents in surrounding towns of Eastern Connecticut have been receiving harassing phone calls by individuals claiming to be the Internal Revenue Service and demanding money.  Please do not… Read more >

East Lyme Town Seal

Paint Survey for CT Home Owners

We need your help! CT DEEP is conducting a survey on how much unwanted paint CT homeowners have. While we want you to respond to this survey, what would be even more helpful is if you could share with others… Read more >