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The Great Falls churned exceptionally hard over the weekend when Lakeville Journal Classified Ad Manager Mark Niedhammer snapped this photo. The multi-year drought seems to have finally ended; water from recent precipitation is not being absorbed into the ground, it’s pooling up in yards and farm fields. The Housatonic River at Falls Village peaked at 7.5 feet over the weekend on Nov. 4; flood stage at that spot on the river is 7 feet. The river discharge also hit a notable peak, at more than 6,000 cubic feet per second; normally the CFS is closer to 1,000, according to data...