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Issues & Answers – Jeffrey Newton, East Lyme’s Superintendent of Schools

My latest issue of East Lyme Issues and Answers focuses on the great East Lyme School System. Meet our superintendent Jeff Newton as we discuss the school building project, school safety, redistricting, and more.

Be a Volunteer!

The July list of volunteer opportunities has been sent to Volunteer Corps members. Want to be a member? Follow the link below to begin the two-step sign up process. Whether you are new in town or a lifelong resident, volunteering… Read more >

Issues and Answers – Dave Putnam, Parks and Recreation Director

Mark Nickerson and Dave Putnam talk about the new Cini Park Restrooms, the new Main Street park, the Miracle League Field project and Celebrate East Lyme.

Jeffery’s Rainbow Run Scholarship 2018

The East Lyme Youth Services Bureau in cooperation with the Bourgeois family will be awarding scholarships to three graduating High School Seniors in the amount of $1,500.00 who reside in East Lyme or Salem and will be continuing their education… Read more >

Jeffrey’s Rainbow Run Scholarship

The East Lyme Youth Services Bureau in cooperation with the Bourgeois family will be awarding scholarships to three graduating High School Seniors in the amount of $1,500.00 who reside in East Lyme or Salem and will be continuing their education… Read more >

Issues and Answers – Introducing the Volunteer Corps

First Selectman Mark Nickerson and Deputy First Selectman Kevin Seery introduce the East Lyme Volunteer Corps. Learn More

Chesterfield Road Water Main Flushing

EAST LYME WATER DEPARTMENT Chesterfield Road Flushing Notice January 3, 2019 Customers on Chesterfield Road and adjacent side streets may experience intermittent discolored water over the next two days while we flush the water mains from Flanders Four Corners to… 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 >

First Selectman Mark Nickerson appears on the Murray Renshaw show

Recently, I appeared on the Murray Renshaw show to talk about the Town of East Lyme.

Issues And Answers – Meet Police Chief, Michael Finkelstein

In this edition, topics include the former Mobil Station property, Celebrate East Lyme and beach passes. My guest is East Lyme’s first Police Chief, Michael Finkelstein.

TRANSFER STATION NEW HOURS – Closed Sunday & Monday

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.

Storm Water Management Plan

Town of East Lyme Stormwater Management Plan July 2017 In accordance with the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection General Permit for the Discharge of Stormwater from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4 General Permit) Issued January 20,… Read more >

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 >

A Serious Issue

There is a serious issue that is plaguing East Lyme and threatens our quality of life. While some of this negative force comes from visitors to our town or people passing through, most of this problem comes from within. This… 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 >

Niantic Growing Pains

What a gem Niantic has become. It was not too long ago that our Main Street Village district was a tired, half empty, sleepy place. 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 >