| Nov 11, 2010
| 7:42 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Likely named after Lyme Regis, Dorsetshire, in England. A settler, Matthew Griswold, apparently left England from the port of Lyme Regis.
ORIGINS: Set off from Saybrook in 1665, the town was incorporated in 1855 as South Lyme. The...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Connecticut's shoreline is rich with history and community involvement, and Old Lyme is no exception. This Friday and Saturday, six venues in the town's historic district host the annual Midsummer Festival, a full spectrum of fun for the whole family....
| Jul 25, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Unsure of what to do this weekend to pass the time? Consider paying a visit to any of these events, festivals, shows and celebrations taking place on July 28th and 29th.
Connecticut Wine Festival
What: A celebration of Connecticut’s wine industry....
| Feb 15, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Cardinal Edward Egan has had time to think it over and he's not sorry about that outbreak of child sex abuse at the Archdiocese of Bridgeport. Speaking to Connecticut Magazine, Egan, who was bishop of the archdiocese from 1988 to 2000, looked back on...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:00 AM
In June, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is hosting a PopArtsBall. To get ready for all that entails, College President Debra Petke will speak about Andy Warhol this week. An art historian and former Executive Director of the Mark Twain House & Museum,...
| May 2, 2012
| 8:05 AM
This Saturday is your one chance of the year to experience the Florence Griswold Museum for free. The Museum opens its doors to all on its ninth annual community day on Sat., May 5. Guests can walk around the grounds, participate in activities, visit...
| May 9, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Skip the breakfast in bed routine this year and take Mom or Grandma out for a meal. The Bee & Thistle Inn (100 Lyme St., Old Lyme, 860-434-1667, beeandthistleinn.com) is has seatings on Mother's Day at 11:30 a.m., Noon, 2 & 2:30 p.m. See their website for...
| May 15, 2012
| 10:15 AM
This weekend marks the closing of Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts' annual Senior Studio Exhibition 2012. It's the culmination of the year-long program all seniors participate in, where they develop works with continuous input from their professors.
| Jun 8, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Luanne Rice is reading and signing at R.J. Julia Booksellers tonight. Expect a lively discussion, since her new book Little Night takes a sharp turn from her accustomed nature scenes and seaside couplings.
There’s plenty of emotional turmoil in...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Nearly 60 works shining a light on the history of the Hudson River Valley are on display at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, on loan from the Albany Institute of History & Art. Included in the mix are paintings by Dutch settlers and...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 1:15 PM
Reward yourself for just existing in this summer heat with a treat that seamlessly blends comfort food with a summer seafood staple: lobster macaroni and cheese. It's gooey and chewy and hits all of the spots.
Ancient Mariner, 21 W. Main St., Mystic,...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 12:59 PM
1 - Win coaching Lyme-Old Lyme High in 1968-69, his first coaching job
2 Head coaching jobs in college (Northeastern, UConn)
3 National championships
3 Times he has beaten cancer.
3 Years remaining on his contract
3 Games he...