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Concerns Mount Over Proposal to Expand ‘Upland Review Area’

As part of an effort to curb clear cutting of wooded areas near water and wetlands, Salisbury officials have proposed new setbacks that are meeting with resistance from property owners. The property owners’ chief concern is that enlarging the area of … Read More

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Proposal Doubles Shoreline Review Area

Draft wording that includes expanded setback authority for the Salisbury Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Commission was presented in a public “workshop” on March 1. More than 60 members of the community attended via Zoom. No public comments were allowed. But the large … Read More

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Alert

A key meeting of the Salisbury Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Commission will be held on Monday evening. The Commission is reviewing and updating its regulations, which apply to Twin Lakes properties. One proposed change is to expand its authority over … Read More

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Lake Water Treatments Working Well

The water quality in East Twin lake is excellent but there are signs of aging that require ongoing attention, according to a new report presented to the Twin Lakes Association board on Jan. 26. The report from Aquatic Ecosystem Research is posted … Read More

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Causeway Kerfuffle

West Twin homeowner Jeffrey Keenan has begun to explore removing part of the man-made causeway that juts into the water and, at its end, houses a decaying gazebo familiar to kayakers and others who frequent that section of the lakes. His project … Read More

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Where They Stand

The race for president has commanded most people’s attention this fall. But the ballot for Nov. 3 has a local contest of interest. Two years ago, Democrat Maria Horn narrowly unseated Republican Brian M. Ohler as state representative for the 64th … Read More

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Rescue on the Lake

A kayak capsized near the deepest part of East Twin Lake after dark on Sunday, Sept. 27, and the person in the kayak was rescued when residents on South Shore Road heard his cries for help. The kayaker was alone, admiring the … Read More

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Volunteers Clear Passageway

With sticks and logs piling up between the lakes, a small group of volunteers recently spent several hours cleaning debris from the passageway. The narrow waterway flowing beneath two bridges is an important link between the lakes, allowing free movement of water … Read More

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New Website Is Live

The new Twin Lakes Association website went live at 8 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 11. We launched without fanfare because some kinks needed to be worked out and several pages were not ready for prime time. Most of that has been addressed. However, … Read More

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Treasurer’s Report

Nearly 300 Twin Lakes Association directories were distributed to members on the Taconic Green on Saturday, Aug. 22. Our thanks to membership chair Susan Knight for organizing the directory and, along with Terry Cohen and Rich & Jodie Haupt, handling the distribution. … Read More

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