Anyone interested in taking a ride across Lake Massawippi can hop on a new ferry service starting this summer in June, travelling between Ayer’s Cliff and North Hatley. According to Ayer’s Cliff Town Manager Kimball Smith, the ferry is a pilot project organized by the régie du Parc régional Massawippi with funds for the boat rental coming from the MRC. Ferries across the lake, for the most part, were a thing of the past on the Massawippi, Smith said. In recent years there was another attempt by a private business to attempt a similar venture. Smith explained that this summer’s ferry service is mainly targeting cyclists travelling on the regional bike path who would like to get from North Hatley to Ayer’s Cliff (or vice versa) without travelling on main roads. Pedestrians who would like to have a leisurely trip across the lake and visit the neighbouring town are also welcome, he said. The boat being used is a pontoon with a 12-person capacity. See full story in the Friday, May 11th edition of The Record.