Lake Compounce getting a makeover, new water slide

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The park will open at half capacity in April.

Holiday events at regional parks growing this year

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While destination parks have had events for years, regional players are finding new ways to use their off-season.

Lake Compounce opens Phobia Phear Coaster

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The new roller coaster launches riders 150 feet into the air.

OSHA proposes $70,200 in penalties for Lake Compounce

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Agency expresses concerns over handling of chemicals.

Amusement parks set for record breaking year

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The $10 billion industry may reflect an increasingly healthy economy.

Lake Compounce announces triple-launched Phobia Phear roller coaster

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The new Premier Rides coaster will open next year.

Maintenance a year-round job at Lake Compounce

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Amusement park profiled for the off-season.

Theme parks focusing on deals

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Big ticket thrill rides somewhat de-emphasized.

Lake Compounce adopts Lo-Q texting service

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Visitors will be able to skip the lines with reservations made from their phone.

Town considers closing road for Lake Compounce expansion

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Town was counting on state grant to help relocate the road.