The Lyme Democratic Town Committee (DTC) held an election Thursday, March 24, and elected the following officers: Steven Mattson was re-elected chair, Sue Hessel was elected vice chair, Jarrod Leonardo was re-elected treasurer and Mary Ann Kistner was re-elected secretary. All serving a two year term.
The Lyme DTC also announced that the April issue of its official newsletter – “Lyme Matters” – was published recently and mailed free of charge to all local residents. Lyme residents who did not receive the newsletter and would like to receive a copy are invited to send their mailing address to the Lyme DTC at LymeCtDems@gmail.com.
According to Lyme DTC Chairman Steven Mattson, the organization’s newsletter has a brand new look and a new public service mission. In addition to promoting Democratic candidates for office, announcing special events, and providing election news and information, the publication now features stories that help citizens better understand Lyme’s town government.
The April issue contains the following articles among others:
- “Government by Town Meeting”
- “The Benefits of Registering To Vote”
- “Values and a Vineyard”
- “Lyme Land Conservation Trust Featured in PBS Documentary Series”
- “Become an Official Part of the Democratic Process”
- “How Unaffiliated Voters Can Vote in the April 26 Primary”
Mattson said, “We are excited to share the newsletter with everyone in Lyme and encourage all residents to become more involved in our local government.”
The Lyme DTC will be featuring excerpts from its April newsletter on its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LymeCTDems. The Twitter account for the Lyme DTC is @LymeCtDems.