Foundation Plaques Reflect Town’s Heart

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Commemorative Plaques, News

As people walk the 1.1 miles of the East Lyme Boardwalk, they are able to ponder this gem of vintage Americana. One can see families strolling together, couples – old and new – holding hands, even people rehabbing from injuries as they welcome the waterside hand-hold and the many benches to rest and appreciate the view. On clear days one …

Survey Finds Niantic Beach Stable

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation News, Niantic Bay Boardwalk and Beach

In November 2018 the Public Trust Foundation, in conjunction with the East Lyme Parks and Recreation Department, reviewed the results of its fourth annual topographic survey of Niantic Bay Beach, 2015-2018. The findings, by the land surveying company Gerwick Mereen of East Lyme, indicate that the beach has been relatively stable since the first survey in 2015, despite the passage …

E.L. Public Trust Foundation adding upgrades to the Boardwalk

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation News

East Lyme has always strived to be a welcoming community.  To that end, the Public Trust Foundation has been working on a project to make the Niantic Bay Beach more accessible for people with disabilities, with walkers, with canes, or parents with strollers.  Kathie Cassidy, the chairperson of this project, has announced that the E.L. Parks and Rec. Commission installed, …

Long-Time Foundation Members Honored By The State

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation News

Patricia and John Lewis Jr, long-time members of the East Lyme Public Trust Foundation, were honored with a citation from the State of Connecticut on their retirement from the Foundation at the Board of Directors’ meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at the Community Center. State Representative Holly Cheeseman presented the citation on behalf of the General Assembly. Senator Paul Formica …

NEW BEACH SURVEY PLANNED

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation News

The Foundation’s Board of Directors has approved plans for a new topographical survey of Niantic Bay Beach. It is scheduled for October 2017 and will mark the third survey in the last three years since the beach was opened to the public. This project is part of an on-going sand profiling program being conducted jointly with the East Lyme Parks …