Beach Storage for Boats

POW residents interested in using the beach for boat storage this season are encouraged to get their applications in as soon as possible.

You can obtain more information here: Point O’ Woods Beach

Applications can be returned via e-mail:, left in the mailbox outside the Administrative Office (12 Connecticut Rd) or mailed: Point O’ Woods, PO Box 152, S. Lyme, CT  06376

Jeff Keish

It is with great sadness that we inform you that Jeff Keish, the Point O’Woods facilities manager for over 20 years, passed away Wednesday after a courageous battle with cancer. Our sympathy and prayers go out to his wife Kim and family.


Jeff went beyond being a dedicated, thoughtful employee of Point O’Woods to being a valued friend and neighbor, committed to our community.  His untold contributions have allowed us to enjoy our time at Point O’Woods.


Calling hours will be held Monday Dec. 29th from 6-8 pm at Thomas Neilan Funeral Home, 48 Grand Street in Niantic. There will be a brief obituary in The Day paper this Sunday (12/21) and then the full one will be on the Friday (12/26) after Christmas.  (


A committee has been formed consisting of Mark Stankiewicz, Fred Callahan, Bill Lacy, Jack Gibson and Bud Phelps. This committee will hold a Celebration of Life for Jeff at POW in late July or early August.  If anyone has any questions, or would like to volunteer to help, please contact Fred Callahan (860) 209 – 2944



Point O’Woods Board of Governors

Revised Sign Ordinance

For-Rent-9584598645Just a reminder a revised sign ordinance was passed at the annual meeting on June 7, 2014.  Please familiarize yourself with the new guidelines if you are selling or renting your home.  In order to give local realtors a chance to make necessary changes to their signs, we will not begin issuing fines until after January 1st.

(Chapter 3, Acts of Nuisance)


Section 2.  The posting of bills, placards, or advertisements upon any building, wall, fence, post, vacant lot, Right of Ways or other POW association property is not allowed.
The following signs are allowed:
1) Real Estate signs- “Open House”,”For Sale”, or “For Rent” signs, are allowed only during the term of the listing contracts. Such real estate signs shall not exceed four(4) square feet in total, as example 2 feet by 2 feet, and only one sign allowed per owners property.
2) Contractor signs, which shall be placed no further than 5 feet away from the house, and shall only be allowed for the duration of the construction. Such contractor signs shall not exceed 2 square feet.
3) “Tag Sale” signs will only be allowed for the day of the sale.

Connecticut Water Seasonal Service

Seasonal Service DiagramOver the years Point O’ Woods customers have requested greater flexibility in the activation and deactivation of their seasonal water service with Connecticut Water.  We are pleased to inform you that beginning this fall, customers will be able to shut-off their water service on a date of their choosing through the operation of their own ‘stop & waste’ valve.


The water main remains active all year long so it is important that the water to your property be turned off to protect your plumbing from freezing or causing damage to your property.  if you have any questions, please contact our customer service department at:1-800-286-5700

Robert Ross
Superintendent, Shoreline Region
Connecticut Water

Annual Leaf Pick-Up

Annual Leaf Pick-Up 
will commence this year on Monday November 17th and continue until Friday December 19th.

Leaves must be placed in paper bags and left on the edge of your property.  There is no personal or contractor drop off at Anderson Park.

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