MANCHESTER — Two local beaches have been closed temporarily closed to swimming, having failed the weekly beach water testing.
The Board of Health has closed White Beach and Tuck's Point Beach. Retests are being taken and should they be satisfactory the two beaches would reopen to swimming for the weekend.
Bacteria counts over 104 is a failure for bathing in beach water. The count at White Beach was 259 while it was 173 at Tuck's Point Beach.
Manchester's other beaches — West Manchester, Singing, Black and Grey —passed the weekly testing and are open to swimming.
Updates available on the town's website, as well as from the Board of Health office at 978-526-7385.