• Tall ships docked at Fort Trumbull during OpSail 2012.

  • The Coast Guard Barque Eagle docked at its home port in New London.

  • The Thames Base Ball Club of New London plays vintage ball at Fort Trumbull.

  • Crowds enjoy the surf and Summer sun at Ocean Beach Park.

  • Art lovers enjoy work at the annual Salon des Independants at Hygienic Galleries.

  • A fish-eye's view of the majestically renovated Garde Arts Theater.

  • A community parade passes City Hall on State Street.

  • A bustling Waterfront Park during SailFest.

  • A lone tug passes Harbor Light on a foggy day on the Thames River.

  • The Reducers rock the boardwalk at Ocean Beach.


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The City of New London has issued an Invitation For Bids (IFB) for the purchase, rehabilitation, and operation of the Lighthouse Inn located at 48 Guthrie Place, New London, CT.  Bids are due by 2:00 p.m., May 28, 2014.  Please click on the following links for the Lighthouse Inn bid information package including attachments.

Lighthouse Inn IFB 2014-INN 2-5-2014
IFB 2014-INN Bidder Registration Form
IFB 2014-INN Bid Form
IFB 2014-INN Conflict of Interest Questionnaire Disclosure Form
IFB 2014-INN  Bidders Affidavit 1pg
Lighthouse Inn ZEO Memo 9-5-2013 32 pgs
Assessor's Card 48 Guthrie Pl  6 pgs
Lighthouse Inn aerial view
Indemnification and HH for Access to Inn

Additional Information:
Questions & Answers for Bidders as of  March 21, 2014
National Register of Historic Places - Lighthouse Inn text record
National Register of Historic Places - Lighthouse Inn photos

Questions about this Invitation For Bids should be emailed to Ned Hammond, Economic Development Coordinator at nhammond@ci.new-london.ct.us.  Questions must be submitted by 12:00 p.m., May 12, 2014.