Submariners celebrated on the Niantic Bay Boardwalk -From Rota, Spain to Niantic, CT.

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In 1970, John Ort of Waterford and four other submariners arrived in Groton to serve on the USS Thomas Jefferson, which was homeported in Rota, Spain. These five submariners not only served together in Rota, Spain, but also lived together, off base, when they returned, every three months to Groton.  Having met in their 20’s, they have kept these “ties …

Harbingers of spring- Tree Planting Time in two new areas of East Lyme

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In the middle of February, we long to see that first robin at McCook Park, the first pussy willow bud at the inner harbor walkway to Cini Park, and the first crocus peeking from the snow at the gardens at the Hole-in-the-Wall.   Now, participants can contribute to these signs of spring with some new plantings. The Promise of Tomorrow’s Trees, …

East Lyme Public Trust Holds Annual Meeting

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On November 18, 2019, the East Lyme Public Trust held its annual meeting at which the present officers were re-elected.  By unanimous vote the group voted in for another term: President-Jessica Todd, Vice-President-Ted Norris, Secretary- Ann Chekal, and Treasurer- Kathy Cassidy.  Others again voted on to the Executive Council were Carol Marelli, Joe Legg, June Hoye, and Jim Gallagher. Ms. …

E. L. Public Trust Foundation to Distribute Educational Pamphlets

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by June Hoye Oceanographers, Grant Writers, Educators, Designers, and Publicists-all members of the ELPTF- combined their talents to develop, with the Sponsorship of UCONN Sea Grant, new Educational Pamphlets that the Foundation will be making available to improve the public’s understanding and protection of the Ecosystems living on our shores. Every summer more than 100,000 individuals visit the Niantic Bay …

FOUNDATION AWARDED GRANT FOR BEACH MATS

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The East Lyme Public Trust Foundation has been awarded a grant of $1,500 to help install beach mats on two local beaches for people with mobility problems. Chelsea Groton Foundation recently approved the funding application as part of its 2017 Fall Grant program for non-profit organizations. The total cost for the ELPTF project , which is chaired by Treasurer Kathie …