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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.

 

UPCOMING MEETINGS/EVENTS

 

LSIC BOARD OF DIRECTOR’S MEETINGS

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

 

HAPPY FALL TO MY FELLOW LAKE SHIRLEY RESIDENTS!

October 27, 2014 - It's that time of year again when we lower our lake to help control our weed growth and also to give us the opportunity to clean up. NOW is the perfect time, before the snow, to get your beach areas raked.  All the leaves, pine needles/cones that settle on the bottom turn into muck if left there. They then make a perfect growing condition for weeds. [More]

 

FALL 2014 YARD WASTE DAYS - GUIDELINES FOR DISPOSAL OF YARD WASTE FOR LUNENBURG RESIDENTS

October 27, 2014 - The Lunenburg Landfill, off of Youngs Road, will be open for consecutive Saturdays October 11th - November 22nd - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. [More]

 

IMPORTANT: UPDATE ON LAKE SHIRLEY ALGAE BLOOM

UPDATE: October 16, 2014

 

Good News. The Lake Shirley water advisory has ended.  I want to thank you all for your kind words, support, understanding and continued efforts of the Lake Shirley Board of Directors.

 

From Michael Celona, Mass. Dept. of Public Health:

 

A water sample was collected from Lake Shirley on Tuesday, October 14th. Laboratory analysis showed 44,000 cells/ml, below the MDPH guideline of 70,000 cells/ml. Microcystin was detected at 3 parts per billion, less than the MDPH guideline of 14 parts per billion.

 

According to MDPH guidelines, two samples collected a week apart with levels below the guideline levels are required before the advisory can be lifted. The result above is the second low sample, so the advisory can be rescinded.

 

LSIC INVITED TO A STORM WATER SEMINAR

October 15, 2014 - Exciting News! As a member of the Hickory Hills Landowners and as a member of HHLI Lake Management Group, I received an email from Paula Bertram, the LMG chairperson, inviting us to a Storm Water seminar being put together by Phyllis Luck on Nov 19th, 7-9 PM at the Lunenburg Library.  I am thrilled to have received the invitation from Ms. Bertram, so I could invite the Lake Shirley residents to participate in the free workshop. [More]

 

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.

 

JOIN OUR MAILING LIST TO KEEP UP WITH THE MOST UP-TO-DATE LAKE NEWS

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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