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Posted on: February 21, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Lake Quinsig. Notification of Refilling

Click here to read the notice, it reads as follows:

February 15, 2023

Dear Lake Quinsigamond/Flint Pond Abutter:

Notification of Refilling 

Lake Quinsigamond / Flint Pond


The Lake Quinsigamond Commission will raise the water level, or refill, Lake Quinsigamond and Flint Pond located in Grafton, Shrewsbury and Worcester on or about March 2, 2023. The Irish Dam in Grafton will be raised over the next few weeks until the water elevation is back to full status by April 1st.

The exposed bank and bottom is a protected resource under the Wetlands Protection Act.  Filling or dredging is prohibited.  

Disposal of the debris is the responsibility of the homeowner.  Debris must be disposed of offsite in accordance with all local, state and federal laws and regulations.

All boats should be removed from the water to prevent damage.

Homeowner care should be given to docks and shoreline structures to prevent damage from flowing ice.


Very truly yours,

Peter Collins, Chairman

Lake Quinsigamond Commission 

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