No Swimming At Town Beaches Due To High Bacteria Counts


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Swimming is currently prohibited at Puffers Pond (both beaches) and the Wentworth Farm/ Stanley Street/Fort River swimming areas due to elevated bacteria counts.Ā  Water from the beaches was last tested on 8/23.Ā  Testing typically takes place on Tuesdays and results are usually posted by Wednesday.Ā  Bacteria counts in these bodies of water commonly rise after a heavy rain though bacteria counts for the Fort River have been high for most of this summer.

Latest results for Puffers Pond can be found here.

Latest results for Wentworth Farm/Stanley Street /Fort River can be found here.

Information on The Mill River Pool and Groff Park Splash Pad can be found here.

Questions? Concerns?  Call: 413-259-3292

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