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Weeds – friend or foe? July 23, 9:30 am

July 20, 2016

Learn to tell the difference! The LOLA IPP  (Invasive Plant Patrol) Team, in conjunction with experts from Maine VLMP (Volunteer Lakes Monitoring Program), will conduct an on-the-water lake survey, Saturday, July 23, 9:30 am, beginning in Ham’s Cove. All are welcome to come, learn, and paddle away with new awareness. Help keep Little Ossipee free […]

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2016 LOLA Annual Meeting – Sat, Aug 13, 11am

April 26, 2016

The Annual Meeting will be held at Camp Laughing Loon on Saturday, Aug 13th! All are invited to attend, but only dues paying members may vote. This is a great opportunity to introduce your friends and neighbors to the organization. Come,  join, and have fun!  LOLA GEAR will be HERE for immediate pickup! 8 am – morning Yoga with […]

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Boat Parade – July 4th

April 26, 2016

The Terry Hackett Memorial Boat Parade will be held, as always, on July 4th at 11:00 am.  Registration will take place at the Taflas’ dock, on the right side as you approach the dam. Theme is open. In lieu of cash prizes, a $300 charity donation will be made by the Lake Association.  Parade route details […]

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Little Ossipee Lake Clean-up Day – Sat, Jun 18

April 26, 2016

Meet you at the Public Boat Launch – Saturday, June 18th at 9:30 am – for LOLA’s Annual Lake Clean-up day! Water shoes, rubber gloves, and small water craft are helpful. We will provide trash bags and camaraderie as we band together to clean up what winter has left behind. We look forward to seeing […]

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Shoreland Zoning Ordinance – Apr 6 Public Hearing 7pm

March 26, 2016

The Town of Waterboro Planning Board will hold a public hearing, on Wed, Apr 6 @7pm in the Meeting Room at Town Hall, regarding changes to the Shoreland Zoning Ordinance.  Details are available on the Town website.

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ICE OUT – March 13th!

March 13, 2016

Don Holden, our esteemed Dam Man, has spoken: “Today, Sunday, March 13th is officially ICE OUT for 2016. It was a slow process. This date sets the record for the earliest ice out.” Happy daylight savings to all!!

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Ice Fishing Derby – CANCELLED

February 02, 2016

  The American Legion Post Fishing Derby has been CANCELLED due to unsuitable ice conditions. Details in the Waterboro Reporter.

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Plan ahead – Lake Drawdown 10/1

May 22, 2015

Every 5 years, the gates are opened on October 1st with the intent to drop the lake an extra foot below normal winter level, if Nature cooperates. All are reminded to plan ahead and obtain permits for any shoreline repairs for fall/winter 2015. Please contact Waterboro Code Enforcement and Maine DEP with any questions regarding […]

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IPP Workshop – rescheduled

August 20, 2015

The IPP on water workshop originally scheduled for 8/22 has been rescheduled to Saturday, 8/29 9am at the Taflas home on Webber Rd. Bring kayaks or canoes and join us for this free session and learn how to sample and identify plants in Little Ossipee.

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LOLA Annual Meeting – Sat 8/8

June 11, 2015

The Annual Meeting will be held at Camp Laughing Loon on Saturday, Aug 8th! All are invited to attend, but only dues paying members may vote.  Here are the meeting minutes from 2014. This is a great opportunity to introduce your friends and neighbors to the organization. Come,  join, and have fun!  LOLA GEAR will be HERE for […]

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LOLA Apparel & Gear are HERE!

June 11, 2015

ON DISPLAY at the Annual Meeting, this Saturday, Aug 8th!!  No need to order, just come and pick from a great selection of mugs, shirts, caps, and towels.  If you cannot make the meeting, contact us for more info.  Online ordering capability will be implemented in the near future.

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Invasive Plant Workshop – Tues 6/23

May 29, 2015

Learn to Look! Great opportunity for FREE training on Invasive Plant Species! The VLMP [Maine’s Volunteer Lakes Monitoring Program] IPP [Invasive Plant Patrol] Introductory Workshop for York County is open for registration. The workshop is Tuesday, June 23, from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm at the Fire Station in East Waterboro. You need to register […]

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Dues/Donations ONLINE

May 27, 2015

  Join/Renew For your convenience, you can now pay dues, make donations, and/or become a Steward online. Thank you!

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Boat Parade – July 4th

May 22, 2015

This year’s theme is “Spirit of 45”, in recognition of the 70th anniversary of WWII! Thank you to the Leeman family for their wonderful suggestion! In lieu of the distribution of cash prizes, LOLA will make an equivalent donation ($300) to Heating Assistance for Veterans. Parade route begins near the dam at the Taflas’ dock.

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Lake Clean-Up Day – Sat, June 18

April 27, 2015

Meet you at the Public Boat Launch – Saturday, June 18th at 9:30 am – for LOLA’s Annual Lake Clean-up day! Water shoes, rubber gloves, and small water craft are helpful. We will provide trash bags and camaraderie as we band together to clean up what winter has left behind. We look forward to seeing […]

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Official ICE OUT!!! April 18th

April 19, 2015

It’s official per Don Holden, our esteemed Dam Man!!  Happy Spring!!!!  Congratulations Nick Deroo, winner of the Ice Out Contest, with closest guess April 16th!

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2015 Ice Out Contest Begins!

March 01, 2015

When do you think the ice will go out?    email: Info@LittleOssipeeLake.org. with your prediction by the Ides of March!

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Ice Fishing Derby – Feb 15

January 02, 2015

ICE FISHING DERBY, previously scheduled for Sunday, Feb 16, is cancelled as Mother Nature has made other plans – more info.    

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Lake DrawDown Oct 15

October 10, 2014

The dam will be opened on October 15th to begin lowering the lake (2′) to Winter Level.  Weather permitting, the water level should drop ~1″/day. Next year, 2015, the lake drawdown will begin on October 1st to a level of 3′.  Spring 2015 is a great time to begin the permitting process for shoreline maintenance planned […]

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LOLA Annual Meeting

July 15, 2014

2014 ANNUAL MEETING Saturday, Aug 9th Camp Laughing Loon 9 am: Yoga with Lindsay 11 am: Meeting Cookout/Social immediately following meeting 7-10 pm: Dance, BYOB

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Terry Hackett Memorial Boat Parade

July 13, 2014

Friday July 4th, 2014 Theme: Participant’s Choice Parade commences at 11:00am

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2014 Lake Clean up Day

July 13, 2014

2014 Lake Clean up Day: Saturday, June 28th @ 10:00am. Do your part to collect trash from around the lake Meet at the Boat Launch at 10:00am for photos & trash bags. See you there!

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Invasive Plant Patrol (IPP) News

July 13, 2014

Volunteers with an interest and commitment to keeping the lake free of invasive plants are welcome! For more info or email IPP@littleossipeelake.org.

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