| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:49 AM
Fresh Ayer Gallery, 19 Halls Road in Old Lyme, presents an exhibit “Fishsticks” by Larry Ayer of East Lyme. Ayer creates mixed-media sculptures made of driftwood, scallop shells, glass, bark, rope and sometimes shark’s teeth. This is...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The half-brother of former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown was arrested in Old Lyme for impersonating a law enforcement officer in a bizarre, elaborate and seemingly pointless ruse. Outfitted in a nylon belt holding a real, loaded pistol, Bruce Browne (who spells...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Take some time this Saturday to lend a helping hand to one of our own who's already sacrificed so much. Sgt. David Tupper, a 2002 graduate of Old Saybrook High School, suffered a traumatic brain injury during one of his two tours in Iraq and Afghanistan...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Celebrate the start of another school year with the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts as they open the Alumni Exhibition 2013. Featured are the works of more than 85 alumni, ranging from 2012 BFA graduates to artists who attented during the '70s and '80s....
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:25 PM
With the end of summer comes the start-up of local theater seasons. This week, you have many an opportunity to auditions for upcoming productions. On Thu., Sept. 5 at 7 p.m., the Meeting House Players hold auditions for Ken Ludwig's Moon Over Buffalo at...
| Sep 7, 2013
You know those oval bumper stickers, the ones with the black letters inside the white oval?
Well, they were starting to drive me crazy.
They'd get stuck in my head like an annoying song, and I wouldn't be able to stop trying to figure out what they...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:06 AM
Sister Maria Joseph Nace is a nun, in the order of Sisters of Providence in Holyoke, Mass., and she also is a painter, working in watercolors and oils. An exhibit of 30 pieces of her work will be at Fresh Ayer Gallery, 19 Halls Road in Old Lyme, from...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:40 AM
The Odyssey Painters are a coalition of four Shoreline artists who work in styles ranging from abstraction to realism to collage techniques. The group will showcase their most recent work in a show at the Fresh Ayer Gallery in Old Lyme. Adventures in...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Plein air painting has a rich history. Beginning in the seaside towns of Cos Cob and Old Lyme in the late 1800s, it continues today. The tradition, which focuses on marine landscapes, is well-represented at the Susan Powell Fine Art's Summer Along the...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 12:00 PM
77th Annual White Elephant Sale: July 12, 9 a.m. First Congreational Church of Old Lyme, 2 Ferry Rd., Old Lyme, (860) 434-8686, fccol.org.
Yale Summer Carillon Concert: July 12, 7 p.m. Yale University, Branford College Courtyard, 74 High St., New Haven,...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:31 AM
As a child, Diana Atwood Johnson would take trout-fishing trips with her father. Along the way, they birded. The guides of Roger Tory Peterson were a constant teaching tool.
Later in life, she moved to Old Lyme and bought the Old Lyme Inn. She was...