Current Water level: 195.6' (Updated 08/19/17 12:27 pm)

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2017 Anniversary Party: Thursday August 10th 6:30pm (Camp Silverman)

August 07, 2017

We are pleased to announce that this year’s party will be back at Camp Silverman! The event will begin this Thursday, August 10th at 6:30pm and conclude at 8:30pm.

RSVP today: Http://fotlanniversary.eventbrite.com

This year’s focal points will include water quality updates, milfoil treatment options, and further education specific to zebra muscles & water chestnuts.

This is a very special evening for FOTL members, and we hope that everyone can attend! As noted above, please RSVP so we can ensure we have the proper amount of food/drinks.


Dine-Around: Sunset Dinner on the Lake!

July 07, 2017

When: Saturday July 29th! (4pm)

What is it? Join other FOTL members with a beautiful night on the lake! Start with appetizers in Barkwood Falls, cruise over by boat & enjoy dinner at Camp Silverman, and finish the evening with a bonfire down on the Shepaug river!

RSVP now! You can RSVP today by clicking https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dine-around-sunset-dinner-on-lake-lillinonah-tickets-34866574864. Tickets are $50/pp and selling fast! (Friendly reminder that we are limited to the first 70 to respond) If you have any trouble, please feel free to contact us directly at info@friendsofthelake.org

If you are interested in hosting, or have any questions, please email Angela @ amacch62@aol.com



Annual Lake Draw Down: November 7th

October 31, 2016

Beginning on November 7, 2016 FirstLight will begin its annual drawdown of Lake Lillinonah at the Shepaug Dam to conduct maintenance and inspection activities. The drawdown will lower lake levels to a water surface elevation of 190.5 feet to 191.5 feet and return to normal operating elevations on November 16, 2016.


The Brookfield Police Department family mourns the death of our brother, retired officer, Kevin J. Seeley.

October 24, 2016

Kevin began his law enforcement career with the City of Newburgh, NY Police Department and joined the Brookfield Police Department on October 12, 1977. He faithfully served the citizens of Brookfield for nearly 36 years, retiring as a full-time officer on April 20, 2013. Kevin continued his association with the Brookfield Police Department, in retirement, serving as a Special Police Officer until the time of his death. During his lengthy career with the Brookfield Police Department, Kevin was a member of the SCUBA Team, served as a Field Training Officer, was a police union official and received numerous awards and commendations for exceptional police work.

Kevin was a beloved son, husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. We will miss him and bear his passing with heavy hearts as we hold his family uppermost in our thoughts and prayers


2016 Lake Level Drawdown Announced

September 30, 2016

We have received notification from FirstLight Power that this year’s annual drawdown will occur from ​November 7 through November 16, 2016.


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