News and Events

Yes It Sinks, But It’s Still Trash.

Amy Smith of Hi-Vu Road spent a few hours snorkeling along the western shore of the lake. During this time she collected a significant amount of trash from the bottom of the lake. As you can see in the photo, its pretty gross and pretty dangerous. Bottles get broken and make for ...

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August 4th Social Event – Great Response

Thank you to all that joined us at the Outpost Public House Restaurant on Wednesday August 4th. Over 60 people attended and the feedback was positive as folks had a chance to meet some of their Watchic Lake neighbors, learn about the lake, purchase some Watchic Lake items, and ha ...

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Lake-Friendly Water Sport Zones

During the summer, WLA members raised concerns about wakesurfing on the lake, and the potential risk to lake users, wildlife (e.g. swamping loon nests), and shoreland property from the large waves (over 3 feet). Although the wakesurfing is generally happening at slow speeds near ...

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Upcoming and Recent Events

This listing includes events and happening on Watchic Lake. Many other regional events can found at the Maine Today calendar site. Some events are WLA sponsored, and others appear for the benefit of Watchic Lake users. 2021 Events 9/17/2021 to 9/19/2021. PropSnapper RC airplane e ...

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Great Info on Maintaining Septic Systems

Understanding and maintaining your septic systems is important to the quality of Watchic Lake, and to your property’s value. The Maine Lakes organization has recently completed some great info on maintaining your septic system, and educating renters and household members ho ...

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New Loon Nesting Raft at Paine Brook

As many Watchic Lake residents are aware there have not been any loon chicks at the Paine Brook (south) end of the lake since 2018. The WLA Environmental Committee and Lee Attix of Loon Conservation Associates believes this is because the traditional nesting site in the Paine Bro ...

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Living with Loons… Back after Ice-out

Watchic Lake is fortunate to have one or two loon families on the lake each year (specifically “Common Loons”). After spending the winter on the Maine coast, they have already arrived shortly after ice out, They generally nest on one of the islands or in the swamp. Each year they ...

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URGENT – Attention Maine Aquarium Owners

Invasive zebra mussels – Destroy! Do Not Dump. Zebra mussels have been found in “moss balls,” an aquarium plant product sold in Maine. Moss balls are commonly sold under trade names such as “Betta Buddy.” Zebra mussels, which so far have not become established in Maine, are ...

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Hannaford Supermarket, Standish

Hannaford started out as a fresh produce vendor in Portland, Maine, way back in 1883 – so we k...

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Upcoming and Recent Events

This listing includes events and happening on Watchic Lake. Many other regional events can found at...

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