"A note from Michael Caccavo, attorney at law, Barre, VT, to our lakefront property owners:
I remind you that the new Shoreland Protection Act becomes law and will be in effect on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Because everything prior is grandfathered, it might be a good idea for every property owner to document the state of the property with date stamped photos or a video. They should be sure to show the shoreline, the buildings and other structures, driveways, cleared areas and gardens, as well as the wooded areas of the lot and any recent cuttings . The new law has restrictions on expansion of buildings, drives and parking lots, lawn and cleared areas as well cutting in wooded areas. It could be important in the future to have documentation of how things were when the law went into effect.
With the start date approaching, not only should people who want to cut get to work this weekend, everyone should get out there and document what they have now."
What's Going On…. 7/1/2018
This Year's Loon Story!
A year ago, on June 28, we had a newly hatched loon chick on the lake. This year is very different. After building and abandoning two nests in the Channel this Spring, the Harvey’s Lake breeding loon pair are no longer nesting, and seem to have decided against renesting again.
Eye On The Night Sky 7/21/2018
Daily Forecast: July 21, 2018
Mostly sunny all day north; increasing PM clouds south. Highs 85-90 in the Champlain, Hudson, and St. Lawrence Valleys; otherwise 75-85 from ridgelines to valley floors. South to southeast wind 5-10 mph....Read More