Former WGBH Executive Named to Alliance Board
August 29, 2016
Roberta MacCarthy is a long-time lake resident and has been President of the Berry Bay Association since 2010.More »
NH's Milfoil Problem
Ossipee Lake Alliance has been at the forefront of creating awareness that Concord does not have an equitable long-term plan to pay for the growing costs of milfoil control. We have encouraged and will continue to support various grassroots efforts to address this significant state environmental issue.
Freedom Opposes Expanding Westward Shores — August, 3, 2016
The heads of Freedom’s Planning Board and Conservation Commission have issued joint letters to Ossipee and DES officials opposing the proposed expansion of the campground as a “significant” risk to the water quality of the lake and bays. This week’s Ossipee Planning Board meeting to consider the town-commissioned independent engineering report on the expansion plan has been postponed for two weeks.
Westward Shores Expansion Talks Continued to August — July, 23, 2016
Planning Board wants time to absorb the outside engineering report, which contains 46 numbered points of concern, including the fact that the expansion is on the floodplain. Several lake residents express concerns about flooding and evacuation plans. Planning Board member Rick St. Jean accuses them and conservation groups of “fear-mongering.”
Alliance Asks Ossipee to Require More Flood Data Before Ruling on Westward Shores — July, 18, 2016
The lake organization says inconsistent and inaccurate statements by the owner have clouded the flooding issue. It wants town officials to publicly establish the level at which flooding occurs at the campground, marina and peninsula, and require an accounting of how often the business has been evacuated in past years due to high water.
Ossipee Lake Flooding is a Real Problem, Not “Overblown” — July, 17, 2016
The campground’s cavalier treatment of the facts about flooding on Ossipee Lake should have officials on high alert.