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Water leaving the Ossipee Lake Dam Monday Morning, April 6. Alliance Photo

The Smart Report: Ice-Out 2020

April 6, 2020   Bob Smart

 
 

Ice-out was this past Sunday, beating Lake Winnipesaukee’s ice-out date for the first time in my 20 years of tracking such dates. Now it’s time to turn our attention to the state’s plan to manage spring and summer levels as construction of the dam ramps up again.

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The Smart Report: Still Ice on the Lake

March 29, 2020   Bob Smart

 
 

Looking back over the last ten years, “ice-out” has been in mid- to late-April, with last year being April 26. If history repeats, there should be a slow melt and discharge into the lake for the next two weeks. 

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Water Flow Will Determine When Dam Construction Can Restart

March 23, 2020   David Smith

 
 

Mother Nature will ultimately call the shots, but the state predicts work will recommence in mid-May.

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Non-Compliant Camping Units Can Stay at Westward Shores, With Conditions

February 16, 2020   David Smith

 
 

An arbitrated agreement filed in Superior Court on Thursday ended a group lawsuit by more than 70 Westward Shores campers against the Town of Ossipee and Northgate Resorts over zoning enforcement and sales practices.

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Concrete Work Effectively Finished at the Dam

January 10, 2020   David Smith

 
 

Snow and high water around the holidays didn’t slow down work on the new Ossipee Lake Dam, according to Tim Otterbach, who has been documenting the project since August.

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