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Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2022, 06:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,011
Posted By Lake Fan
Ragged has been pretty much overrun this summer...

Ragged has been pretty much overrun this summer with wall to wall flotillas and the behaviors that come with that amount of humanity.I understand there is a petition to establish a no rafting zone...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 07-15-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,060
Posted By Lake Fan
The whole lakes region is rapidly becoming...

The whole lakes region is rapidly becoming gentrified. I've spent some time in the Adirondacks and that region is dotted with small diners and family run "old-fashioned" restaurants, and still...
Forum: Boating 07-03-2022, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,869
Posted By Lake Fan
I wonder if we are nearing "peak lake"? At some...

I wonder if we are nearing "peak lake"? At some point we will hit a critical mass where there is too much pressure on the lake. It's not an infinite resource. Already there are large rafts of boats...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2022, 12:51 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,923
Posted By Lake Fan
Self explanatory

Self explanatory
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2022, 06:47 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 35,924
Posted By Lake Fan
Looks like Alton's got a regular Peyton Place on...

Looks like Alton's got a regular Peyton Place on steroids happening.

I wonder how far the rot goes?
Forum: Boating 03-07-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 24,454
Posted By Lake Fan
The way things are going I think automobile gas...

The way things are going I think automobile gas will soon be $5.00 or $6.00 a gallon. If that's the case, marina gas could be $7.00 or more easily.

Should be more elbow room at Braun Bay this...
Forum: Boating 03-06-2022, 01:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,480
Posted By Lake Fan
I was by Pier 19 a couple of weeks ago and they...

I was by Pier 19 a couple of weeks ago and they had a sign on their gas pumps that said "Ethanol Free". Didn't notice the price though.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 02-28-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,163
Posted By Lake Fan
An associate who is trying to build a seasonal...

An associate who is trying to build a seasonal camp on an island was told that there is no separate building code for a "seasonal" building. He's looking for documentation on that, but if the local...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2022, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,792
Posted By Lake Fan
They were markers on land with "Measured Mile"...

They were markers on land with "Measured Mile" written on them. I guess back when most boats didn't have speedometers? I remember seeing them and thinking it was pretty cool. If you were boating by...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 02-20-2022, 06:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,676
Posted By Lake Fan
Very good answer there. The surveyor/civil...

Very good answer there. The surveyor/civil engineer should also be able to advise on lot grading, drainage, and the location of the house and improvements after all the encumbrances are accounted...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 02-06-2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,220
Posted By Lake Fan
Hard to say how long that job would take without...

Hard to say how long that job would take without knowing the scope of the project and the lot conditions. A couple of days in the field would most likely be enough for the boundary and topographic...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 02-06-2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,220
Posted By Lake Fan
Like everything else, labor costs are up,...

Like everything else, labor costs are up, equipment costs are up, fuel prices are up, insurance costs are up. Your price might have been lower a couple years ago, but so was the price for your lot....
Forum: Boating 10-29-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,331
Posted By Lake Fan
What a terrible way to end the season :(

What a terrible way to end the season :(
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 26,486
Posted By Lake Fan
I took a boat ride up to Center Harbor yesterday....

I took a boat ride up to Center Harbor yesterday. It was pretty cool seeing The Mount, Sophie, and The Spirit all in one place. Looking foward to seeing them all out on the lake this summer full of...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,257
Posted By Lake Fan
Given how hot the market is now for property on...

Given how hot the market is now for property on the lake, it wouldn't surprise me if you get some interest just from this post. :)

This is our 51st year on an island. As you mentioned, there are...
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,886
Posted By Lake Fan
Smile Too easy for those of us of a certain age who...

Too easy for those of us of a certain age who grew up in the Hartford, CT area.

Peace Of Mind Guarantee..we bought our engagement and wedding rings from Bill Savitt (27 steps from Main).
...
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 131,791
Posted By Lake Fan
Ummm, weren't all the islands (and all of the...

Ummm, weren't all the islands (and all of the mainland for that matter) undeveloped until they were? Did the Indians only visit Farm Island? Chases Island right next door has many houses on it.
...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 31,151
Posted By Lake Fan
Dollar General coming soon? Those things are...

Dollar General coming soon?

Those things are everywhere.
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 103,632
Posted By Lake Fan
We are on Whortleberry and it's been our...

We are on Whortleberry and it's been our experience over the years that even if "ice out" is declared, it can be another day or two before all the ice is gone in that area. It's usually pretty thin...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 77,670
Posted By Lake Fan
We've been making winter trips out to...

We've been making winter trips out to Whortleberry Island from 19 Mile Bay for close to 50 years now. The ice fishermen usually have a plowed road that goes out to Farm and Chase Islands and beyond. ...
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,302
Posted By Lake Fan
I'm old enough to remember when people were...

I'm old enough to remember when people were complaining about cell towers going up around the lake. Now they're complaining there aren't enough. ;)
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,848
Posted By Lake Fan
The exchange places fill the tanks with 15 pounds...

The exchange places fill the tanks with 15 pounds of propane. When you get a tank refilled they fill them to 20 pounds. More gas for the same or lower price.
Some places (Tractor Supply in Ossipee)...
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 43,856
Posted By Lake Fan
Just got out to Whortleberry. No power. Rough...

Just got out to Whortleberry. No power. Rough ride over. Time for a single malt by the fire.
Forum: Lost & Found 07-04-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,580
Posted By Lake Fan
Pedal Boat Found

Anyone lose a blue and white pedal boat? Found floating on the south side of Whortleberry Island.

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Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 23,415
Posted By Lake Fan
Shortsighted

Leave it go government bureaucrats to mess up a simple proposal like this.

What they should do is increase the size of the lake up to the level of Route 171. With that great expanse of open...
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