Lake Compounce to launch new coaster

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BRISTOL - Lake Compounce Friday announced the single largest investment that the park has made in its 170 seasons.

A new roller coaster called The Phobia Phear promises to be an intense ride at a maximum speed of 65 miles per hour.

The new coaster will be ready for the beginning of the 2016 season and passes are already on sale.