Educational Signs

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Uncategorized

In 2005, since one of our key goals was to have an education component to the Boardwalk, the Foundation arranged for an outstanding series of 18 Educational Signs to be placed on the Boardwalk This article appeared in 2005.  The Link to the Final Report is a very complete description of each sign. Educational Signs Completed July 15, 2005  The …

Senator Formica honored with the first – TREES FOR TOMORROW

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Uncategorized

When we planted the first tree in this project, it was a very special day.  First Selectman Mark Nickerson, who arranged for the funding, and Dave Putnam, the Director of Parks and Recreation, who arranged for the planting, were central to the success of the project.  When I invited Senator Formica, I asked him to be the speaker at an …

“It’s Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White”

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Our History, Uncategorized

We have talked about projects outside the Boardwalk that the East Lyme Public Trust Foundation has secured, such as the Trees on Hope Street and the Benches at the Main St. Park.  In addition, there are many other trees that the group has sponsored. The Foundation urges people to drive by McCook Park to see the Cherry Trees planted along …

Hope Street Trees

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We have brought to your attention the Boardwalk plaques, benches, educational signs, welcome signs and cameras.  However, the Foundation has not limited itself to only projects having to do with the Boardwalk.  In 2012, the First Selectman, Paul Formica, approached the Foundation for some help.  In the middle of his endeavor to create a new, improved parking lot on Hope …

The Promise of Tomorrow’s Trees

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Our History, Uncategorized

June M. Hoye In 2010, the construction of the railroad bridge along Niantic Bay, had curtailed the main source of income for the East Lyme Public Trust Foundation, the dedications of benches and plaques on the Boardwalk.  Consequently, the Foundation had been looking for an alternate source of income, which would allow the Foundation to donate back to the town …