Tag Archives: Old Lyme

Sennheiser Innovates Wireless Technology And The Famous Take Notice

It’s all about Sound at Sennheiser. The audio-giant family-owned company is based in Germany but it’s North American Headquarters just happens to be in Old Lyme, Connecticut. The 71-year old company today is know for its microphones, headphones and wireless technology. Sennheiser has won an Academy Award, an Emmy, a Grammy, all for its sound. The biggest recording Read more…

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Old Lyme’s “Musical Masterworks”

Do you love chamber music? Well then you need to know about “Musical Masterworks” now in its 25th year in Old Lyme, Connecticut. Performances are set inside the First Congregational Church in town where the classics echo inside a church which was founded in 1665. President, Alden Murphy and Artistic Director, Edward Arron came on Read more…

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The Camera Is His New Obsession

Kristofer Rowe is a chef who put down the bottle and picked up a camera and is winning awards for his magnificent photos of birds along the shoreline of Connecticut. In 2010, at age 37, and an alcoholic, he developed pancreatitis. He lived thru it and stopped drinking. Rowe talks about his new addiction, photography, Read more…

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Homes For The Holidays

Homes for the Holidays House Tour of Old Lyme The Old Lyme Children’s Learning Center (OLCLC) presents “Homes for the Holidays” House Tour of Old Lyme on Saturday, December 6, 2014. The tour begins at Old Lyme Town Hall, located at 52 Lyme Street, and will feature a Holiday Boutique from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The self-guided Read more…

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Arts Ball At Lyme Academy College~ June 7

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June 14~A Night At The Movies For High Hopes

High Hopes in Old Lyme, Connecticut offers opportunities for skill building and achievement to individuals of all ages who face a multitude of challenges each day. The challenges faced by our participants include: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis, visual & hearing impairments, emotional & behavior disorders, developmental & intellectual delays, traumatic Read more…

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The Legend of Hobbomock

Jason Marchi, a journalist, poet, and now children’s author from Guilford, Connecticut, has published a children’s book about a Sleeping Giant named Hobbomock. The title of his book is The Legend of Hobbomock, The Sleeping Giant. In the state of Connecticut, in the Mount Carmel section of the town of Hamden, lies Sleeping Giant State Read more…

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The Baldwin Bridge is 100!

It’s not every day that a bridge gets to mark a 100th dedication celebration, but that’s the case with Old Saybrook’s~ Old Lyme’s Baldwin Bridge on August 24th, 2011. At the opening ceremony of this Connecticut bridge ten decades ago there was a parade of 500 decorated automobiles. According to the Old Saybrook Historical Society Read more…

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Spirits Are Raised At High Hopes

It seems to me that this is one of the happiest and healthiest 125-acres on the planet. This is High Hopes in Old Lyme, Connecticut where staff and hundreds of volunteers and horses and ponies provide a gift for children and adults who are struggling. Therapeutic riding takes place here in doors and out-of-doors. The Read more…

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A Famous Tree Grows In Connecticut

We call it a Chestnut Tree but it’s really a Castanea Crenata (Fagaceae). Yep that’s the scientific name for this 1876 luscious monster, a Japanese Chestnut tree,  growing in the front yard of the Bee and Thistle Inn in Old Lyme, Connecticut. It’s one of just two in the state. They’re monitored routinely by  experts Read more…

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