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Boat Launch Hours of Operation Change to Fall Hours
Sept. 16, 2019 at 159 West Shore Road
Starting September 2nd the hours of operation will be 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. to sunset on Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday as well as Columbus Day. The Boat Launch closes October 27th.
Save the Date: Next year's membership meeting is scheduled for June 7, 2020 at the Lake Waramaug Country Club.
The Lake Waramaug Association PicnicThank you to all the intrepid picnickers who showed up on August 3rd. Hopefully next year it won’t be so rainy!
Thanks to All Who Contributed to Our Brilliant Fireworks!
The fireworks were a great success this year and we hope you all enjoyed them.
Photo by Sheri Babbio
Thank you Warren Fire Department for volunteering your workforce and time to keep us all safe.
Thank you to Arbor Services for contributing their trimming expertise.
Thank you to The Hopkins Inn, Nine Main, County Wine & Spirits, The Washington Supply and
LWCC for allowing us to sell our flares for the beautiful ring the Lake.
Thank you, Sheri, for the fabulous photo.
Road Safety & Construction IssuesWe have heard from many lake residents who are concerned about safety on the road around the lake. In addition to cars and trucks, there are many walkers and cyclists, as well as animals who cross the road to drink from the lake. A deer was recently struck by a car, and a moose was seen crossing the road on West Shore. It is important to remember to drive slowly and carefully and not try to pass on the narrow road.
As you know, there is a great deal of construction around the lake with an increased number of large machines and vehicles. There has also been an increase in illegally parked cars and trucks, in some cases, blocking one lane of the road. The police are aware of the problem and have asked us to report illegally parked vehicles so they can be ticketed. If you see any illegally parked vehicles, please phone the police at 860-868-9671 with the location.
For those of you with construction or landscaping projects, PLEASE ask those working for you to drive carefully, observe the speed limit, and park safely without blocking the road.
Historic New Preston FallsThe Washington Conservation Commission is undertaking the preservation of this historic feature in the heart of New Preston village.
LWA is on Facebook & Instagram!Lake Waramaug Association has a Facebook page. Please visit our page if you have a Facebook account and "like" and follow us. We'll be posting information about your community and lake events.
And you can catch up on the beauty of our lake and the doings of neighbors on Instagram. Remember to add "lakewaramaug" to your photos of and around the lake!
Founded in 1917, the Lake Waramaug Association marked its centennial last year. In celebration, Mary Harwood's A History of Lake Waramaug was reprinted in a hardcover edition and is on sale at our favorite local bookstore, The Hickory Stick. The book can be purchased for $35. If you are unable to visit The Hickory Stick you can purchase the book by sending a check for $44 ($35 plus $9 for shipping) to:
Lake Waramaug Association
P. O. Box 2272
New Preston, CT 06777
A Great Gift Idea: Lake Waramaug ObservedA Celebration of One of the Most Enchanting Lakes in New England
This latest book by artist/author Charles Raskob Robinson contains nearly fifty full color paintings of LakeWaramaug and is printed on top quality glossy paper in a 132 page, 8˝" x 11" hardback edition.
The book puts into larger perspective the important work of Lake Waramaug Association as well as other local environmental organizations. You can assist us financially when you order this book online. 15% of the purchase price will be donated to the Lake Waramaug Association when you designate Promo Code LWA.
Learn More by Clicking Here. Remember to use Promo Code: LWA.
Lake Waramaug Task Force Posts
- Please see their News page.
Recent LWA Posts
- 2018 Form 990-EZ
- Archived Minutes, Newsletters & Financials
- Letter to the Membership about development around Lake Waramaug
- Black Bear Sightings
Public Notice EmailsAs a public service, Lake Waramaug Association has been sending out notices of Public Hearings for Lake related land use applications in Kent, Washington and Warren. If you would like to sign up to receive these notifications, please email us with "public notice" in the subject line.
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