continued Board member Marisa Muratori said she supported open access for the residents.
“This situation is absolutely unacceptable,” Muratori said, “I am deeply troubled this is happening — We should take the gate down.”
Whether or not to lock up Diamond Point Beach when no lifeguards on duty — an action taken recently by the lake George Town Board to ward off potential lawsuits — has angered local residents, who said they were being discriminated against and that the town board was misinterpreting state law. A showdown between local citizens and the town board was resolved Tuesday as open access was restored.
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