Town News


Minutes from October Board of Selectmen Meetings

The minutes of the October 16 Board of Selectmen meeting can be found here. The minutes of the October 2 Board of Selectmen meeting can be found here. (The minutes of previous Board of Selectmen meetings and the minutes of several other Town boards, committees and commissions can be found here.)


Minutes from September Board & Commission Meetings

The minutes of the September meeting of the Planning & Zoning Commission can be found here. The minutes of the September meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals can be found here. The minutes of the September meeting of the Conservation & Inland Wetlands Commission can be found here.


Joshuatown Bridge Repairs in Late October

The Town of Lyme has announced that the project to repair and repaint the Joshuatown Bridge will start around October 23.  The repairs should take about three weeks to complete and, while they may involve short, one-lane road closures, there should not be any significant impacts on traffic.  The Town is […]


Town of Lyme FAQ on the November 7 Election

The following FAQ on the November 7 election is from the Town of Lyme website: When is the Election? The Special State Election and Municipal Election will be held Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Where do I vote? The polling place is located at the Lyme Town […]


Minutes from September Board of Selectmen Meetings

The minutes of the September 18 Board of Selectmen meeting can be found here. The minutes of the September 5 Board of Selectmen meeting can be found here. (The minutes of previous Board of Selectmen meetings and the minutes of several other Town boards, committees and commissions can be found here.) […]


What Democratic Town Committees Do

Every community in the state of Connecticut has an official organization that serves as the local branch of the Democratic Party called the Democratic Town Committee (DTC).  As political organizations, DTCs must comply with all applicable federal and state election laws, all rules and regulations established by the Connecticut Democratic […]


Government by Town Meeting

The Town of Lyme practices a form of local government that is common in many New England states called Town Meeting. The term itself may appear initially confusing because it indicates both the specific form of local government Lyme uses (“Town Meeting”) and the annual event or events that are […]


Lyme is Run by Volunteers

While Lyme employs only a handful of full-time employees, in order to operate our Town government efficiently, more than 140 additional positions have to be staffed. All of these additional positions are filled by volunteers. Local residents volunteer to serve on the Town’s boards, committees and commissions; represent the Town […]