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Lyme Reporter: Elizabeth Regan    (860) 701-4216

Lymes' seniors hope detailed drawings will bring center renovation into focus

The Lymes' Senior Center Building Committee chairwoman is asking for each town's support to move forward with the detailed design and cost estimates needed before construction.

A good substitute teacher is worth more and more

Substitute teacher Carl Malinowsky poses for a portrait Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, at Waterford High School's library. He started working as a full-time building, or permanent, substitute during the coronavirus pandemic.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

As the pandemic stretches on, school districts are experiencing shortages of regular full-time teachers and substitutes and are competing with other districts — and other industries — for a shrinking pool of candidates.

New mutual aid network to cover 11 towns including Lyme and Old Lyme

Sylvantide Mutual Aid hopes to establish free food pantries and other services in the lower Connecticut River Valley region.

The Nature Conservancy celebrates the establishment of Connecticut’s first National Estuarine Research Reserve

A map of the proposed Connecticut National Estuarine Research Reserve core and buffer areas: 1, Lord Cove Preserve; 2, DEEP Marine District Headquarters; 3, Roger Tory Peterson Preserve; 4, the University of Connecticut's Avery Point Campus; 5, the Bluff Point complex; 6, Haley Farm State Park; and 7, Pine Island.  (NERR Management Plan 2022-27)

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Friday announced the establishment of a new National Estuarine Research Reserve along the southeastern Connecticut coast, the first in the state.

Local cities and towns begin distributing limited number of COVID-19 test kits

Norwich city fire department and emergency management personnel distribute rapid COVID test kits and N95 masks to residents Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, at the former Foxwoods commuter parking lot on Stonington Road.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

A huge demand is being seen as cases and hospitalizations skyrocket across the state and tests are in short supply.

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