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Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,529
Posted By lagoon
Excellent! This could be a significant project to...

Excellent! This could be a significant project to preserve the castle. I looked into this years ago and thought it was a legal mess, I am glad the Starkeys have pushed through all of that.
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,650
Posted By lagoon
Yes the state finds all kinds of ways to tax you....

Yes the state finds all kinds of ways to tax you. We have been on the lake for over 50 years in one of the original homes. It is not been easy for my family to keep it going with the taxes each year...
Forum: Boating 02-04-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,464
Posted By lagoon
Typical, it is a money grab disguised as...

Typical, it is a money grab disguised as protecting lakes. Those of us who have been here for many years work hard to ensure we are responsible to care for these beautiful lakes. This is a further...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,174
Posted By lagoon
I remember it as being on the left hand side of...

I remember it as being on the left hand side of the road as you left Weirs Beach right before Meredith. It was a wood stockade structure, never was taken by my parents but I sure wanted too.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 02-03-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,850
Posted By lagoon
Mark Batcheldor does great work of this kind. He...

Mark Batcheldor does great work of this kind. He is located right on Route 11 by Smith Point Road. He is very reasonable and extremely trustworthy. You can look him up and I did not want to post his...
Forum: Boating 02-03-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,154
Posted By lagoon
Andrew's in West Alton are very fair. I have had...

Andrew's in West Alton are very fair. I have had my boat at Parkers but found it cleared the bridge by an inch or two only, and if the wind was blowing into Alton sometimes I could not get under. ...
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 22,075
Posted By lagoon
All of that is correct but, many lake front homes...

All of that is correct but, many lake front homes are not new and year round and are from the age of true cottages. They are owned by folks who love the lake area and have long been the backbone of...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,588
Posted By lagoon
West Alton Marina Project

I am a customer there and know the owner well. His family owed a lot of land behind and slightly south west of the marina. The project is posted on the wall of their little shop, it is really nice...
Forum: General Discussion 12-21-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,603
Posted By lagoon
Waterfront taxes on the lakes are a real joke,...

Waterfront taxes on the lakes are a real joke, (as if no one knows that already). The surrounding towns know that lake folks by in large do not vote as they are usually not year round. The Mcmansion...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 12-12-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,664
Posted By lagoon
Mark Batcheldor is a great craftsman. He and his...

Mark Batcheldor is a great craftsman. He and his father have worked on our cottage for the past 45 years. 603-293-7615. Tell him Bill sent you.
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,540
Posted By lagoon
It is really poor judgement to not allow a new...

It is really poor judgement to not allow a new private owner the opportunity to try and fix the castle and make it a beautiful residence. It is part of the unique history of the lake and the area, to...
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,175
Posted By lagoon
Can someone tell me where on Sleepers the fire...

Can someone tell me where on Sleepers the fire was? Was it on the side facing Smith Point, about 5 lots from the castle?

I reported a brush fire there 3 years ago that almost caught the woods on...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-28-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,080
Posted By lagoon
Home Made Log Splitter

I saw this on line somewhere a few years ago and I thought it was very cool. It was a home made log splitter that used an old coil spring and a heavy wedge. It was really easy to operate and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 23,017
Posted By lagoon
Well said and thoughtful. Laconia is going to...

Well said and thoughtful. Laconia is going to have to decide how to promote the redevelopment of the area if there is ever going to be success in that.
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 33,508
Posted By lagoon
Where on the lake are you? How many other...

Where on the lake are you? How many other associations do you know of on the lake?
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 33,508
Posted By lagoon
Is there a place to compare the tax rates around...

Is there a place to compare the tax rates around the lake communities? I had no idea Laconia was that high!
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 36,396
Posted By lagoon
It is my humble reply that this phenomenon is not...

It is my humble reply that this phenomenon is not only happening to motor sports. Many other sports as well either are suffering now, because of little emphasis of gym in elementary education or will...
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 33,960
Posted By lagoon
Metrocast

We got the same letter. We only use the service for the summer months into fall, so would we need to pay rental on the docsis 3.0 all year? I will say that Metrocast does not do a great job with us,...
Forum: History 01-07-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 36,612
Posted By lagoon
Do you have any additional pictures of the lake...

Do you have any additional pictures of the lake primarily in the Sleepers Island, Smith Point area.

Thanks,

Bill
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 35,882
Posted By lagoon
The Town Beavers

That is very sad news! How stupid could they be? I guess the answer is not too much stupider.
You are correct if anyone else did that they would be fined and sued by the state, but since it was...
Forum: History 05-21-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 36,612
Posted By lagoon
Diver1111, have you found any more photos...

Diver1111, have you found any more photos specifically of the lake area of the Alton/Gilford line area? That would be on the south side of the lake just south of Rattlesnake Island.

Thanks for...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-21-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,371
Posted By lagoon
Our family has used Mark Batcheldor for many...

Our family has used Mark Batcheldor for many years to repair and build various projects at our cottage. His father did the same type of work for us for many years too. They are excellent and Mark...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 11-08-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,317
Posted By lagoon
Winter Lake Water

OK here is my question;

We have a traditional cottage that draws water from the lake via a pipe now. We are debating adding a winterized small garage home behind it and update the septic and all....
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,726
Posted By lagoon
That is interesting, I am a figure skating coach...

That is interesting, I am a figure skating coach who comes up to the lake whenever I can from Nashville, TN. Where does your daughter normally train? Who is her coach and what level is she?

Most...
Forum: General Issues 03-28-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 74,225
Posted By lagoon
It is the BOS who are wrong without much deep...

It is the BOS who are wrong without much deep thought here. They granted Mr. Clay his 5 minutes, their choice, he spoke and was quickly interrupted, and the police ordered him to get up and...
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