New Launch Ramp Under Construction on Ellsworth, ME, Lake
July 13, 2012
Bangor Daily News: A contentious new state boat launch 7 years in the making is finally under construction at Branch Lake [in Ellsworth, Maine].
George Powell, director of the Bureau of Parks and Lands for the Maine Department of Conservation, which is building the launch, said the entire project will cost about $850,000.
The $205,000 contract for the boat launch already has been awarded to Harold MacQuinn Inc. of Ellsworth. The launch will be located on state-owned land on the western side of the lake, a few hundred feet from the popular state-owned swimming beach at the end of Beachview Drive.