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Stories and Photos of Our Lives Together

This page brings it all together: stories, photos, events, and other news of note. It’s essentially a community  “blog”, designed to evolve and expand to be interesting and helpful. Now our shared focus is on COVID-19, and especially the silver linings sparkling through during these challenging times.

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The Jenks Fund: Helping in New Ways

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The Jenks Fund: Helping in New Ways A note from Patty Jenks, Director of CCL I'd like to encourage us all to consider creative ways not only to distance us from each other (for all the right reasons), but also to distract us from [...]

Crossroads Academy Summer Camps

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Crossroads Academy is happy to welcome summer campers! Each week there are different camp options!  July 13-17, 9am-3:30pm ART IN NATURE (with Ms. Nichols):  This week we will let nature inspire us to create art. We will explore, [...]

Kids for Hire is Back!

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Kids For Hire Back! The rising 8th grade class is ready to start earning money towards their end of the year trip. 



Do you need help with a task around the house, planting a garden, pulling weeds, or stacking wood? KFH can ass [...]

Beat the Heat This Summer

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Cool wishes to you all during the warm summer months! Here are some reminders about coping with this heat, something that may be presenting new challenges in these distancing times. Independent of COVID-19 awareness, there are co [...]

CCL Weekly Update – 7/3/2020

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CCL Weekly Update – 7/2/2020 Interdependence in the Home of the Free and the Brave ... From 1776 to today, July 4th has been celebrated as the birth of American independence. A Federal Holiday since 1941, the recognition comes f [...]

CCL Weekly Update – 6/27/2020

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CCL Weekly Update – 6/27/2020 Good morning! It's hard to believe we're in mid-summer already. With the hot days, I remember growing up in Lyme, and later raising the girls here. Summers were spent on Chase Beach (aka "the pond") [...]

Drive-by Chicken BBQ in Fairlee

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On the Fairlee Town Common at Noon! We are sorry to say that the Fairlee-Orford July 4th parade and fireworks have been canceled due to the pandemic. However, the celebration of Independence Day will still “march” on! To participa [...]

Lyme Recreation Facility News

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Lyme Recreation Facility News – June 27, 2020 As shared on the Lyme Listserv by Dina Cutting for the Lyme Select Board New playground!  Yes it is ready for some fun. Enjoy. The table tennis and changing room will be coming soon. ( [...]

Remembering Put Blodgett

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Putnam Wentworth Blodgett 1931 — 2020 Put Blodget in 2007. VALLEY NEWS — JENNIFER HAUCK The Valley News front page "A Life" from Monday, June 22nd is a wonderful piece celebrating our longtime Lyme neighbor.   [...]

Converse Free Library – Updates

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Converse Free Library – Serving During Covid-19 Converse Free Library Director, Judy Russell, smiling behind the mask, looking forward to seeing everyone! Our library has been an extraordinary resource during these past months, [...]

CCL Weekly Update – 6/19/20

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CCL Weekly Update – 6/19/20 Juneteenth – a celebration of freedom and the promise of working together I have to confess, my knowledge of Juneteenth, celebrated June 19th was pretty slim. So I researched it to understand what is [...]

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