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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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! - NOTIFICATION OF AQUATIC TREATMENT ON LAKE SHIRLEY
2017-05-24 - Areas of Lake Shirley will be chemically treated to control invasive and nuisance aquatic vegetation on Thursday, June 1st. The entire lake will be closed to all water uses (including swimming, boating and fishing) on the day of treatment only. Furthermore, water from the lake cannot be used for livestock watering for one day following treatment or until June 3rd, drinking/cooking for three days or until June 5th and irrigation for 5 days or until June 7th.
The work is being performed for the Lake Shirley Improvement Corporation, pursuant to a permit (license) issued by MA DEP, Office of Watershed Management and the Lunenburg and Shirley Conservation Commissions. The treatment is being performed under contract with SOLitude Lake Management of Shrewsbury, MA - (508) 865-1000. For more information: PDF
2017 SPRING NEWSLETTER IS NOW AVAILABLE
2017-05-12 - The 2017 Lake Shirley spring newsletter is now available. You can download it here as a PDF.
2017 ORDER OF CONDITIONS EXTENTION PERMIT #284-0388 AVAILABLE AS PDF
2017-04-18 - Order of Conditions Extention 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.
PRE-TREATMENT AQUATIC PLANT SURVEY-INSPECTION AND MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS
2016 - This memo summarizes the findings of the Aquatic Plant Survey of Lake Shirley performed on Monday, May 23rd. - PDF
UPDATED LAKE MANAGEMENT PLAN NOW AVAILABLE
2016 - Lake Shirley Management Plan - PDF
REPORT ON MOST RECENT AQUATIC PLANT SURVEY/INSPECTION IS NOW AVAILABLE
This memo summarizes the findings of Aquatic Plant Surveys/Inspections of Lake Shirley performed by Gerry Smith on June 20th and July 2nd. Jay Simoneau, from the Lake Association, once again accompanied me during the inspections as he has done in recent years. PDF
LINK TO MASSACHUSETTS BOATING LAW
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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