Plenty of ice to skate on

Photo by Anne Day

A dramatic drop in temperatures froze pipes and created hardships for many area families, though a positive result was lakes and ponds had very hard surfaces, enticing skaters to bundle up and venture out to play hockey or trace figures. In Salisbury, the official ice watcher, Don Mayland, declared “ice in” for Lakeville’s Lake Wononscopomuc, above,  on Saturday, Dec. 30. Mayland warned that some sections of the lake are still soft.

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