The East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Announces New Planting Venues

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation News

The Promise of Tomorrow’s Trees By June Hoye As we all enjoy the fine weather, walks along the boardwalk, and picnics at McCook Park, it is time to look ahead to fall planting time. The East Lyme Public Trust Foundation in co-operation with the East Lyme Parks and Recreation Department is again pleased to offer THE PROMISE of TOMORROW’S TREES-a …

NEW OFFICERS FOR 2019

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation News

FOUNDATION CONTINUES PROJECTS The Public Trust Foundation has announced the names of the new officers recently elected for 2019. Jessica Todd, the previous vice president, is the new president. She is VP and Director of Finance for Chelsea Groton Bank. She is joined by Vice President Ted Norris, President of Pimlico Group, and Secretary Anne Chekal, principal owner of Chekal …

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, …