Welcome! Login | Register
 

Fecteau: Honor Our Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day—Fecteau: Honor Our Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day

Worcester Man Arrested for Possesion of Drugs Following Undercover Investigation—Worcester Man Arrested for Possesion of Drugs Following…

Construction in Worcester - Week of May 29, 2017—Construction in Worcester - Week of May 29,…

Smart Benefits: OSHA Delays July 1 Electronic Reporting Requirement—Smart Benefits: OSHA Delays July 1 Electronic Reporting…

Red Sox 6 Game Winning Streak Snapped, Fall to Seattle 5-0—Red Sox 6 Game Winning Streak Snapped, Fall…

College Admissions: The 5 Most Unusual Colleges in the U.S.—College Admissions: The 5 Most Unusual Colleges in…

55 Endangered Turtles Released by MassWildlife as Part of Restoration Effort—55 Endangered Turtles Released by MassWildlife as Part…

Sunday Political Brunch: What a Week It Was—May 28, 2017—Sunday Political Brunch: What a Week It Was…

Huestis: Summer is for Saturn—Huestis: Summer is for Saturn

Leonard Moorehead, the Urban Gardener: Classic Geraniums—Leonard Moorehead, the Urban Gardener: Classic Geraniums

 
 

NEW: Lake Quinsigamond Closed to Swimming

Saturday, July 14, 2012

 

Regatta Point State Beach and Lake Park State Beach are closed for swimming following a sewer spill on Lake Avenue in Worcester.  

The City of Worcester Division of Public Health is recommending that the public not swim, bathe or fish in the area south of the Rt. 9 Bridge to Anna St. on the Worcester side of Lake Quinsigamond until further notice.  

The State Department of Conservation and Recreation has posted the beaches as unsafe for swimming.  

City and State officials will sample and continue to monitor the affected area and notify the public when the advisory has been lifted.

This is the second time in less than a month that the lake's beaches have been closed.  On June 27, the lake was closed to swimming due to unsafe bateria levels.

 

Related Articles

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.

 

X

Stay Connected — Free
Daily Email