Category Archives: Editorial

George’s Editorial Comments.

05 March 2018: What’s Next for the Water Level Order?

In light of the recent Superior Court decision affirming the Clary Lake Water Level Order [WLO], people are quite justified in asking “What’s next?” regarding the DEP taking enforcement action. The Water Level Order after all was issued over 4 … Continue reading

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The Mill at Freedom Falls – Freedom, Maine

[dropcap]The[/dropcap] other day I came across the following article about a fine dining establishment called  The Lost Kitchen located in the Mill at Freedom Falls, Freedom Maine. I decided to post the article here as an example of how a well … Continue reading

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18 April 2017: Spring Musings and a Look Ahead

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] try to keep this news forum factual and informative and not all that speculative. From time to time however I am compelled to offer up some commentary on what has been happening, where we are and where it looks … Continue reading

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26 December 2016: The Year in Review

As 2016 draws to a close it is a good time to reflect on what has (hasn’t) been accomplished this year. In many ways it has been a banner year for the Clary Lake Association: with 116 current members, our membership is at … Continue reading

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02 January 2016: The Year In Review

[dropcap]With[/dropcap] 2015 behind us, now is a good time to look back and reflect on the year past, what has happened, and what we have, and have not managed to get done. It was a landmark year in a lot of ways, … Continue reading

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21 July 2015: Lake level reaches a new high in lows

I don’t need to tell anyone that the lake level is low, that much is obvious. However the lake is now lower than anyone has seen it in more than 54 years judging from a picture taken back in the summer of 1961, and … Continue reading

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08 July 2015: Lake shore owners concerned about invasive aquatic plants [UPDATED]

Last week I noticed some large and extensive mats of a green pond weed over by my shoreline in about 2′-3′ of water, thick enough to foul my trolling motor and bring my boat to a halt. I collected a … Continue reading

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June 2015 Water Level Chart archived

I’ve archived the June 2015 water level chart. The lake level remained in a fairly tight range for the whole month, fluctuating only ± 3.7″ and ending up the month a little off its lows at -57.36″ below the top … Continue reading

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17 June 2015: State Boat Launch unusable, still

The lake has fallen to 61″ below the top of the dam, a level we’ve seen only 3 other times in the last 4 years.  As I was updating the water level chart this afternoon I noted that the level … Continue reading

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06 February 2014 Lincoln County News: A Little Perspective

Here’s my Letter to the Editor which appeared in this week’s Lincoln County News. It is pretty much the same as what I already posted except this of course has been published: A Little Perspective Mr. Kelley is going to … Continue reading

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