Glen Echo Improvement Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 578, Charlton City, MA 01508

Spring as sprung on Glen Echo.

Boating Safety Course
Southbridge Savings Bank, Stubridge, MA
May 30, 2015 from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Register here

Newsletter Spring 2015
Proposed By-Laws Changes - Please VOTE!
Weed Fund Info
Dam Repair Update
Glen Echo Wear
and much more!

January 15, 2015
Outlet closed. Refill has begun.
Aquatic Control Letter

Lycott / Acquatic Control Merger

2014 Aquatic Vegetation Management Report for Glen Echo Lake

Glacier Glen - Weed Control Fund Fundraiser!

Well, Glen fell in on Saturday, April 11, between 4:40-5:00 pm...
one minute he was there, the next he wasn't!

Congrats to Jack Racicot with the winning guess of April 11, 4:23 pm!!

Contributions totaled $1240 - so $620 goes to the weed fund and $620 goes to Jack!


Thanks everyone for participating - hope to do it again next year!

GEIA Weed fundraising committee

Other News:

Reminder: Code of Massachusetts Regulations 323, 2.07 (10) states:
Any person aboard a canoe or kayak between January 1 to May 15 and between September 15 to December 31 shall wear at all times a Coast Guard approved personal floatation device of Type I, II, or III except persons aboard vessels excluded by M.G.L. c. 90B, Sec. 5A.

The exemption referred to in Massachusetts General Law (M.G.L.) c. 90B, Sec. 5A states: This section shall not apply to vessels used in competitive rowing, sculling or supervised intercollegiate sailing programs, rafts, surfboards, sail fish, so called, or any similar type of vessel.

Penalties for violation are not less than ten dollars nor more than fifty dollars. (M.G.L. c. 90B, Sec. 14(c)).

Docks Bylaw
This bylaw passed at Town Meeting and has been approved by the Attorney General's Office.
Lakes and Ponds Committee Webpage


Glen Echo Lake is a freshwater lake located in Charlton, Massachusetts. It is 116 acres and primarily used by its residents for fishing, swimming and water skiing.

The Glen Echo Improvement Association, made up entirely of volunteers, was founded to promote good fellowship among its members; to promote the civic welfare of Glen Echo Lake Community; to establish and maintain improvements in and about the community; to improve the ecology of Glen Echo Lake; to preserve the rights and privileges of residents; and to do things necessary and incidental to these purposes permissible under Chapter 180 of the General Laws. It is also our goal to educate lake residents, and provide a social forum for members to express concerns and to share information. Monthly meetings, held during the summer, determine our direction by providing an opportunity for everyone living on Glen Echo to discuss any topic regarding the lake. All voices are heard. You need not be a member of the association to address the group. You do need to be a member of the Association to vote. Meeting dates, times, and location are announced on GEIA bulletin boards around the lake and by our newsletter. Please come to a meeting and learn more about us.

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