It’s life jacket season

A reminder that Massachusetts boating law requires that life jackets be worn (not simply carried onboard) by everyone using canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards from September 15 through May 15.

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Save the date: Walkathon Oct. 14

The Annual Lake Boon Walkathon is coming up on Saturday, October 14. Come out and enjoy a 5-mile stroll around the lake with friends, family and neighbors. New historical and environmental posters enliven your walk and give you a glimpse into fun on the lake in bygone days.

Register starting at 11:30 am at the Pine Bluffs Town Beach picnic shelter. A $5 donation requested or buy an LBA t-shirt with donation included. Come out and enjoy the fall colors!

Lake Boon Commission meets Wednesday, September 13

The Lake Boon Commission will meet on Wednesday, September 13 starting at 7 p.m. at the Stow Town Building, 380 Great Road (Route 117), in Stow. The agenda is as follows:

  • Public Comment
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Pay Bills; Vote to rescind earlier approved incorrect Solitude bill and re-authorize; other?
  • Discussion: Begin discussion of Rules Revision Procedures
  • Downed trees in Lake – initiate discussion for removal process
  • Report requested from Det. Sgt. Saleese – LB Patrol hours/incidents
  • Drawdown Prep & Next Steps for Order of Conditions
  • Prep for other End of Season Tasks (boat, buoys, other?)
  • Old Business – Action Items?
  • New Business – next Agenda
  • Date of next meeting
  • Adjourn

Lost and Found Items

dhlbigagcjhpjnfiThe Water Carnival sign that was hung at the Honey Pot Hill Orchard sign, corner of Sudbury, Whitman and Boon Roads has been missing for the last two weeks.

It was hand crafted and painted and the Lake Boon Association would love to have it returned.

Also missing for a number of months from Pat Sorn’s waterfront is a red Coleman canoe with aluminum structural tubing inside.

iimjjkkkhnhlgmbgFinally a large black & white float was found and is now tied up at the Police boat dock in the first basin.

For more info or to claim anything reply to Dave Gray at grayscale [at] earthlink [dot] net.

Road closures on Barton and Pine Point Roads

The Stow Police Department has issued the following traffic alert:

On Wednesday, August 23, 2017 the Stow Highway Department will be installing a catch basin at 127 Barton Road from 7am to 5pm. This requires a trench to be dug across the road. No thru access will be allowed while road work is being completed.

Residents can still access their homes by entering either from Pine Point/Sudbury Road area, or from the Hunter Road area in Hudson. Stow Highway Department will be setting up detours for those who need directions to get around.

Stow Fire, Police and Hudson Fire and Police have been notified and have established an emergency response plan for any emergencies on Barton Road south of 127 Barton.

On Thursday, August 24, tree work will be occurring at 99 Pine Point Road. A large crane will be used to complete this work. No thru access on Pine Point Road will be allowed while work is being completed. Residents can access their homes from either Sudbury Road or Barton Road.

Also on Thursday, core samples will be taken at the Barton Road Dam. At this time we are not planning on any closures due to this work, however please plan according.

Thank you,

Michael Sallese, Detective Sergeant, Stow Police Department
305 Great Road, Stow , MA 01775
978-897-4545