A boat on Pontoosuc Lake

Pontoosuc Lake will be closed Wednesday for an aquatic plant-management program to control nuisance vegetation.

Solitude Lake Management, of Shrewsbury, will be conducting an aquatic plant-management program at Pontoosuc Lake on Wednesday, to control nuisance aquatic vegetation.

The lake will be closed Wednesday with restrictions as follows:

• Swimming, boating, fishing and livestock watering are restricted for one day, or until Thursday;

• Direct drinking is restricted for three days, or until Saturday;

• Irrigation is restricted for five days, or until Aug. 16.

For more information, contact Solitude Lake Management at 508-885-0101.

Jeannie Maschino can be reached at 413-496-6256 or jmaschino@berkshireeagle.com.

Community News Editor / Librarian

Jeannie Maschino is community news editor and librarian for The Berkshire Eagle. She has worked for the newspaper in various capacities since 1982 and joined the newsroom in 1989.