Despite a moderate spring snowmelt, less than an inch of rain, and a lake level well under the 410 mark, Westward Shores has muddy roads, soggy campsites, and a Peninsula covered with water where the business wants to install 15 year-round RV rental units. Photos and videos this week validate long-time lake residents’ claims that the campground floods when the water exceeds 409′, not 410′ as previously thought.
Sandra ‘Sam’ Martin was elected to the town post after tying with Kathleen Maloney. Voters also approved a fund for a possible new town beach, and agreed to accept the build-out study being conducted by Dan Hole Watershed Trust.
Environmentalists say the gas station development threatens the Ossipee aquifer. On Tuesday evening, March 21, the business developers hope to convince Ossipee authorities otherwise.
Town Meeting is Wednesday night, the day after Election Day when voters fill a Select Board position and vote on proposed changes to zoning.
A banker by career, a volunteer by nature, our long-time board member made an indelible impression on Freedom and on us.