One lot’s backyard is another man’s lake

The water along Mike Lyman’s property had nowhere to go after last week’s ice and rain storm. Photo Submitted

NORTH EAST — Mike Lyman could do without all the ice and rain that’s been falling recently. For starters, his North Center Street home flooded last week, something he said had never happened no matter how rainy the weather.

The situation made him revise the above sentiment, to what he could really do without is not so much the rain, but rather the recent development of the property adjacent to his, which he blames for the change in topography that actually caused the flooding.

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