Lake Community News

July 29, 2009

Out and About in the Sebago Lakes Region, July 31 to August 5

Water is the place to be in the Sebago Lakes Region as summer finally kicks into place. The weather looks great for all the outdoor activities planned for this weekend. There is so much going on, but a few water events include the 18th Annual Highland […]
July 11, 2009

Maine Lakefront Property Buyers Find Value at Local Farmer’s Markets

Before you begin your day on Sebago Lake, Panther Pond, Highland Lake or any one of the numerous lakes and ponds in the western Maine Mountains and Lakes Region you might want to visit one of the farmers’ markets sprinkled throughout the area. Farmers’ markets in […]
April 22, 2009

Maine Lakes and Ponds with Restricted Motorboat Use

We often get asked by Maine lakefront property buyers what the restrictions are on the bodies of water they are buying on. The restrictions have to do with whether or not motor boats are allowed on a body of water and, if so, if there is […]
March 31, 2009

Keeping Maine Lakes and Lakefront Clean and Milfoil-Free

The ongoing battle being fought against invasive plant species as well as the increased scrutiny on lakeside erosion runoff has gone a long way in keeping our beautiful lakes and ponds clean, clear, and milfoil-free. But the battle being waged is one that will probably never […]
March 1, 2008

LEA a Great Resource For Maine Waterfront Property Owners

One of the priorities we established when we started this blog about a month ago was to share great information with people who own or want to own Maine waterfront property. We think we have made a good start down that road, but know that the news and information that […]
February 28, 2008

Naples Swing Bridge Fix May Affect Local Waterfront Real Estate Owners

The Naples Causeway Bridge controversy continues to generate a lot of discussion in this lake region community. The Maine Dept. of Transporatation has now scheduled a meeting to promote their fixed bridge plan, which has many Naples waterfront business owners and area residents up in arms. […]
February 22, 2008

Naples Causeway Bridge Plans “Slowing Down”

A week or two ago I posted an article about the ongoing controversy swirling around several new proposals for the repair or replacement of the Causeway Bridge in Naples on Rte. 302.  A  news article today in our local Bridgton News tells me that the whole […]
February 13, 2008

Naples Winter Carnival Cancelled

I just got a notice from the local Chamber that the Naples Winter Carnival, scheduled for this weekend, has been cancelled. It may seem hard to believe with all the snow we’re having, but ice formation on the lake has been mediocre making it unsafe and […]
February 8, 2008

Lake Region Businesses Fear Impact of Proposed Naples Bridge

A recent hearing conducted by the Maine Department of Transportation on the viability of a new, fixed bridge proposal struck fear in the hearts of several business people in the Naples area. The old swing bridge that spans the waterway that joins Long Lake to Brandy Pond needs […]