Tag Archive for Malletts Bay

Residents rollick on inflatable park

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A gaggle of summer campers bounced with excitement at Bayside Beach last Thursday, tightening lifejackets with care as they wiggled their toes in the sand. On the counselors’ go, the dozen-or-so kiddos raced into the reportedly “freezing cold” lake water toward an inflatable waterslide and climbing structure anchored 200 feet offshore. Open from 11 a.m. to…

Police probe boat fire

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An arson investigator was called after a boat caught fire in Malletts Bay last Saturday evening, according to a press release from Colchester police. Police say they received a report just before 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 13 that a 55 ft. offshore boat was engulfed in flames at the Champlain Marina on West Lakeshore…

Body recovered from Malletts Bay

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Colchester Police say a man’s body was recovered from Malletts Bay this morning four hours after a report of an overturned vessel in the water. Officials responded to Malletts Bay just after 9 a.m. Saturday, May 13 off Brickyard Road in Colchester, according to a press release from CPD. Local residents told police they heard people…

PARADISE, LOST

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Two women poked their heads into the squat yellow cottage on East Lakeshore Drive on a brisk Saturday in April, wondering aloud whether anyone was home. She was there, owner Peggy Potter assured them from the back of the house. There wasn’t much left to pick through, she remarked apologetically, returning to a bottle of…

The bay by any other name

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A morning commute through Chimney Corners is uneventful, most days. A few gas stations, stoplights and road markers generally draw little attention. A particularly congested day at intersection, however, allows for a second look at the green and white directional signs. Just after the Colchester town line, one road sign heralds “Malletts Bay” ahead. Less…