"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…. 6/24/2017
Loon chick has hatched
Hi everyone: The Harvey's Lake loon chick has hatched! After monitoring the loon nest in the marsh since May 28, I saw a loon with the chick on its back on the lake yesterday, June 21. From the amount of loon calling that people have heard the last few nights, it seems that the chick probably hatched earlier this week.Read More Read ALL
Eye On The Night Sky 12/14/2017
Daily Forecast: December 14, 2017
Mostly sunny. Valley highs from the upper teens to mid 20s south and in the southern Champlain Valley, single digits to mid teens elsewhere north, with wind chills from zero to ten below. West winds 10 to 15 mph, gusting to 20 mph....Read More