admin on May 14th, 2014

This issue provides winter news around the lake and a terrific article by our own Robyn Kanter on Winter Cold and Your Plants. Check it out!

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admin on June 22nd, 2013

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Articles this issue:

  • Making preparations for the July 4th boat parade
  • Notes from around the lake
  • Alewife counts are up this year
  • CLWA membership is up
  • Landscaping for a healthy lake
  • Boating safety tips, and more!

Have a great and safe summer, everyone!

Click here to view: June 2013 Newsletter

admin on June 11th, 2012

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admin on June 17th, 2011

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In this issue:

  • Are you planning for the July 4th Boat Parade!? See parade details.
  • The Essex Music Festival will be held August 27 at Centennial Grove.
  • President Sue McLaughlin traces the rise and decline of the cabomba weed in the lake, noting mitigation steps residents can take.
  • Robyn Kanter’s Designing with Nature column discusses the tree problem caused by winter moth catapillars.
  • The Eastern Railroad was an amazing driver of the local economy a century ago. Loaded with photos, Keith Symmes’ history appears in the Yesteryear section.
  • Also: Water level monitoring goes hi-tech. Another disappointing alewife season. Fresh water mussels keep the water clean. And more.
admin on February 21st, 2011

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In this issue:

  • President Sue McLaughlin summarizes the anniversaries and activities on the lake in the past year.
  • Arthur Crosbie, president of the Hamilton Historical Society, was the keynote speaker at the CLA Annual Meeting wowing the audience with a slide show on Lake Area History featuring the trolleys, hotels, and industries that populated the lake area in earlier days.
  • Robyn Kanter’s Designing with Nature column offers some good news and tips about the heavy snow this winter.
  • Robyn is also the CLA rep on the Centennial Grove Committee studying options for the ‘cottage property.’ Learn the latest.