News & Events

News and Events 2017-07-18T21:56:14+00:00

Stories and Photos of Life in Lyme

This page brings it all together: stories and photos about our people, events and other news of note in town. It’s essentially a community  “blog”, designed to evolve and expand to be interesting and helpful to you. Every post appears on this main page, with the newest on top. In the right hand column are links to the events calendar and photo galleries, and below that, categories allow you to explore topics of interest or more quickly find what you are looking for.

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Support an important cause! Hygiene 4 the Homeless

Hygiene 4 the Homeless A guest blog by graduating Lyme 8th graders: Mary Cook, Juliet Kelly, Iris Levey, Elsa Bolinger, Una DiGeorge, and Dylan Wilcox Can you imagine experiencing a normal bodily function as a threat to your dignity or having to choose between personal hygiene and a meal?  No one should have to endure living this way. For homeless women, menstruation is an enormous challenge. By joining hands and raising our voices, we can create much-needed change in this world. As a final project for our eighth grade health class at the Lyme School, six of us created an organization called Hygiene 4 the Homeless (H4H), to raise awareness about the struggles that homeless women face dealing with menstruation, and the potential dangers that can arise when feminine hygiene products are not readily available. In creating Hygiene 4 the Homeless, we are fundraising and collecting supplies to deliver to local [...]

By | June 7th, 2018|Categories: Guest Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments

Lyme Green Heat in the Spotlight

Local First Alliance recognizes Morty Bailey Vital Communities' Local First Alliance* has highlighted Lyme Green Heat in a recent member spotlight. Congratulations, Morty! When Lyme native Morton Bailey started his business, Lyme Green Heat, he was just a guy in a truck delivering bagged wood heating pellets to residential customers around the Upper Valley heating their homes with pellet stoves. Today this Local First Alliance business has grown to become the only bulk distributor of wood pellets in New Hampshire, serving commercial and residential customers with wood pellet boilers—central heating—throughout New Hampshire, Vermont, and even into Massachusetts. Click here to read the full article. *The Local First Alliance engages businesses, organizations, and citizens to strengthen our local economy. Recognizing that regional prosperity grows from communities actively building economies that strengthen and sustain the places we love — the Local First Alliance works to promote, encourage, and support our local businesses.

By | April 5th, 2018|Categories: People of Lyme|0 Comments

Standing Together for our Future

Lyme School and wider community gather on the one month anniversary of Parkland. An invitation to come together At Town Meeting on Tuesday, Principal Jeff Valence invited the whole community to join in a special assembly at the school today Wednesday, March 14, at 10am, in memory of the lives lost in Parkland. This date and time was organized by youth across the country as a "school walkout" day. However, Principal Valence, with eloquence and passion we so respect, proposed and conducted something different. Here are some of the words he shared at Town Meeting: “…Rather than this day being an act of defiance, which it may have to be in some communities, I believe it can provide us a symbol of our common goals. My hope is to invite you to join me in front of the school from 10:00 - 10:17, where we can affirm to one another that our community fosters understanding and [...]

By | March 14th, 2018|Categories: Events, People of Lyme, Uncategorized|1 Comment

The Perfect Snow!

Snow Friends and Dinos and Cats, Oh My! Thanks to Lynore Bolton's great idea, we have the chance to share some special photos of Lyme creativity after the second of two March snows. It was naturally gorgeous everywhere one turned, and then the artists got to work. Check 'em out below. If you click on any of the photos, you'll be able to see them all in a bigger "slideshow" version. We'll keep adding photos as you send them in!

By | March 11th, 2018|Categories: People of Lyme, Photos|0 Comments

Community Breakfast Café L♡VE!

"Love" Says it All! CommunityCare of Lyme has been honored to host five Community Breakfast Cafés — three at the First Baptist Church of Lyme and two at the Lyme Congregational Church — each in its own unique style, coordinated by a different team of volunteers. WOW. We have been graced with extraordinary care, creativity, and culinary skills that have brought together old and new friends in a special way. Guests from just a few weeks young to more than a few decades wise have made their way through below zero temperatures to a warm and welcoming table. The Next Community Breakfast Café will be at the First Baptist Church of Lyme Monday, March 7th, 7:30-9:30am. Please join us! The February Café at Lyme Congregational Church was a tour-de-force created by Mimi Weinstein and an eager group of volunteers, including Janet Goldberger, Bill and Kathy Waste, Karen Sanders, Dayle Mason, [...]

By | February 7th, 2018|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness|0 Comments

Embrace the Season of Giving

Celebrate in Community! We are inspired by the annual reminder to experience the gift of giving – and receiving, too – and we’re promoting opportunities to do both this year. Look for ways to share your gifts and to lift up others by receiving theirs. Check out our Season of Giving page for lots of ideas and calendar listings.

By | November 28th, 2017|Categories: CCL Update|0 Comments