Category Archives: News

News from around the lake.

March 2019 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the March 2019 Water Level Chart (at left). The most notable thing about this chart is it shows that while we’re still a couple of inches short of the elevation of the high water mark as determined by … Continue reading

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30 March 2019: Fire Spreads to Multiple Buildings at N.C. Hunt Lumber

N.C. Hunt Lumber Company on Route 215 in Jefferson suffered a major loss due to fire that apparently started late last night. Fire crews from Jefferson and surrounding towns were still there this morning pumping water out of Clary Lake. … Continue reading

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15 March 2019 Central Maine Papers: Whitefield lakeside property owners not entitled to monetary damages over low water, court rules

Central Maine Papers staff reporter Jessica Lowell has written an article about the Rubin v. Smith lawsuit. Lake side property owners not entitled to monetary damages over low water Here’s a link to an archived copy if you have trouble … Continue reading

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09 February 2019: Is This Your Ice Fishing House?

This ice fishing house has been up on the northwest end of Clary Lake for a few weeks. This morning the wind was really humming and it blew it a mile and a half down the lake to the State … Continue reading

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25 January 2019: Lake at a Level Not Seen in Years

The lake has so far risen over 8″ as a result of yesterday’s heavy rain and is now 7 inches below the normal high water mark. The last time it was this high was 9 years ago, in 2010. It … Continue reading

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02 January 2019 Lincoln County News: Clary Lake Dam Repairs Complete

There’s an article in this week’s Lincoln County News by staff reporter Jessica Clifford about the Clary Lake dam. Clary Lake Dam Repairs Complete Here’s an archived copy for your convenience: Clary Lake Dam Repairs Complete  

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26 December 2018: Update on Rubin v. Smith Lawsuit

The lawsuit that CLA members Robert Rubin and his wife Cheryl Ayer brought against Richard Smith, Aquafortis Associates LLC, Paul Kelley, and Pleasant Pond Mill LLC back in January 2016, finally, after numerous delays and stays, went to trial on … Continue reading

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15 December 2018: Dam Repairs Completed!

On Friday December 14th, 2018 the PCS crew finished forming up the original log sluice gate in the middle of the dam and poured concrete, bringing to completion the major repairs to the Clary Lake dam. I can hardly believe … Continue reading

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11 December 2018: Clary Lake Water Level Order Transfer Complete

We are pleased to announce that the Department of Environmental Protection has approved the transfer of the Clary Lake Water Level Order from Pleasant Pond Mill LLC to the Clary Lake Association. There was never really any question that the Department … Continue reading

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10 October 2018 Lincoln County News: Countdown On for Sale of Clary Lake Dam

A nice article in the Lincoln County News by staff reporter Jessica Clifford. It was going to be in last week’s paper but it got bumped: Countdown On for Sale of Clary Lake Dam The article states: “The covenants were … Continue reading

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