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Welcome to the Lake Shirley Improvement Corporation website. This website is for members and non-members alike who have a vested interest in the well being of our beloved Lake Shirley.

 

On this website you’ll find up-to-date information on monthly Board of Directors meetings, Lake news, upcoming events, links to important information, and how your membership benefits us all.

 

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UPCOMING MEETINGS/EVENTS

 

MONTHLY MEETING - 7 pm - 1st Wednesday of each month at the Bootlegger Restaurant at 50 Massachusetts Ave in Lunenburg. This is a new location. Be sure to come for dinner first!

 

 

LATEST LAKE NEWS

 

NEW - WHEN DO I NEED TO CONTACT THE LUNENBURG CONSERVATION COMMISSION?

2017-09-28 - I am planning a Project - Do I need to contact the Conservation Commission? If you are planning to do any work within 100' of a Wetland, or within 200' of a river (this includes any stream that runs year-round) or a pond, you should call the Conservation Administrator, who may make an appointment to walk your project with you. More

 

THANKS FOR A SUCCESSFUL YARD SALE THIS WEEKEND

Special thanks to Maureen Spindt and Cindylee Gee for all their hard work organizing such a wonderful event. We had a great time I am just packing up now we had a lot of fun great seeing neighbors and people around the lake. Thank you and your families for all your hard work. It's greatly appreciated!

 

AN ACT PROTECTING LAKES AND PONDS

2017-08-06 - Effective as of April 9th, 2013 - This important law makes it illegal in Massachusetts to introduce nuisance species to the state’s lakes and ponds, whether intentionally or unintentionally.  Please clean all visible plant material from your boat, trailer, and any recreational equipment before you leave a lake and then clean your equipment.  If not, you could face significant penalties under the law. The law can be found here.

 

MASSACHUSETTS LAKES & PONDS GUIDE

2017-08-06 - Massachusetts has over 3,000 lakes and ponds that provide opportunities for recreation and valuable habitat for a wide diversity of plants and animals. However, over the years, many citizens of Massachusetts have observed a decline in the health of their lakes and ponds. More

 

THANKS FOR MAKING OUR BOAT PARADE A GREAT SUCCESS!

2017-07-05 - A great big shout out of thanks to Monica Farley and all the boat participants, for making the First-Annual Boat Parade one to remember, it was a great success! There were over 30 boats in the parade. We cannot wait until next year!

 

Special thanks to Joe and Diane Fortin for running the 50/50 raffle, they collected a total of $670.00. Also Congratulations to Joe and Diane Fortin winners of the Raffle!

 

Thank you to all the residents of Lake Shirley for your continued support of the LSIC. Alone we can do nothing; together we can do so much.

 

2017 ORDER OF CONDITIONS EXTENTION PERMIT #284-0388 AVAILABLE AS PDF

2017-04-18 - Order of Conditions Extension Permit #284-0388 is now available for inspection. - PDF

 

2017 MASS LAKE AND POND GUIDE NOW AVAILABLE

2017-04-04 - The Massachusetts Lake and Pond Guide, created by the Mass Department of Conservation and Recreation's Lake and Ponds Program, is now available. You can download it here as a PDF.

 

LINK TO MASSACHUSETTS BOATING LAW

Here is the link to the most recent version of the Massachusetts Boating Law - PDF

 

 

CHECK OUT RECENT AERIAL PHOTOS OF THE LAKE

Lake resident Charley Valera, owner of FCA Flight Center in Fitchburg, recently took some nice aerial photos of the lake. Aerial Photos

 

YOU CAN NOW PAY FOR YOUR MEMBERSHIP ONLINE

A major part of our new website is the ability for members and residents to be able to pay for their membership dues online via PayPal. Visit our membership page to pay your dues.

 

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The best way to keep up with Lake Shirley and LSIC news is to subscribe to our mailing/email list. We'll send you periodic email news updates that'll keep you up to date with what's happening on the lake.

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