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.
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.
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.