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Massachusetts beaches closed amid brutal heat wave, Walden Pond beach ‘underwater’

Posted on AllSides June 19th, 2024
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Bay Staters looking to cool off during this brutal heat wave could be out of luck at several state-run beaches. As temps spike into the 90s across the region, many Department of Conservation and Recreation beaches are closed due to high bacteria levels and other water quality issues. The state’s “Interactive Beach Water Quality Dashboard” has a lengthy list of closures amid the heat wave. “If a beach is closed, do not swim or enter the water at that location to avoid risk of illness,” the Massachusetts Department of Public...

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