New Website Design Launched!

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation News

The Foundation is pleased to announce that there has been a major revision to our website:  www.publictrustfoundation.org.  The revision was carried out by Firebrand Designs of New London in cooperation with Foundation President Joe Legg.  The overall goal of Andy Jones, the Firebrand webmaster, was to make the website an attractive, easily accessible, up-to-date resource about the Foundation and its …

Cancelled: Heartbeat Dixieland Jazz Band on Friday Aug 18 at McCook Park Band Shell

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Mccook Park Bandshell

The Foundation is sponsoring a performance by the Dixieland Heartbeat Jazz Band on Friday Aug 18 at McCook Park Band Shell, from 6 to 8 pm. It is part of the McCook Summer Concert Series offered by the East Lyme Parks & Recreation Department. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, food and beverages. No alcohol allowed. No parking passes are needed after …

The New Mccook Park Bandshell Dedication!

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Welcome to you all. I am John Hoye, the Vice-President of the East Lyme Public Trust Foundation. In January of 2015, Dave Putnam, our outstanding Director of Parks and Recreation, mentioned to the Trust members that one of his wishes for the future would be to build a Band Shell at McCook Point Park. Although I thought that was a …

The East Lyme Public Trust reminds people it is time to think ahead to Fall planting!

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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 project to raise funds for the support of …

The Foundation Continues to Offer Plaques on the Boardwalk

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Commemorative Plaques

The Foundation Continues to Offer Plaques on the Boardwalk With the reopening of the entire Niantic Bay Boardwalk in 2016, the Foundation wants to remind you that now is the time to join over 1,700 others who have already done so, and sponsor a plaque on the Boardwalk. There are stories behind every engraved plaque on the Boardwalk.  On the Boardwalk there are now …

The Promise of Tomorrow’s Trees

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The East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Inc., in cooperation with the East Lyme Parks and Recreation Department, is offering sponsors an opportunity to support the Niantic Bay Boardwalk and other town projects of the Trust by participating in THE PROMISE OF TOMORROW’S TREES, a Commemorative Tree Program in East Lyme. These trees will be placed in public spaces in East …

Niantic Bay Boardwalk and Beach – Phase 2

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Niantic Bay Boardwalk and Beach

Phase 2:  Post 2006 to July 2013, including the reconstruction of the Amtrak Railroad Bridge, starting in 2009,  and the reopening of a newer and larger eastern section of the Niantic Bay Beach in July 2013. Phase 2, 2009-2013, construction of the Niantic Bay Beach and eastern half of Boardwalk Before – 2009 Before – 2009 After – 2013 This …

Niantic Bay Beach Project

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Beach Preservation and Beach Grass Planting

Actions: Two components. Beach Grass component: Under the guidance and supervision of Dr. Juliana Barrett, Botanist with UCONN Sea Grant, beach grass was planted in four selected Dunes areas along the beach, to help retain sand. East Lyme High School and UCONN Avery Point students were engaged to plant the grass in April 2016. We’re happy to report that these …