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3 Beaches close in Newport and New Bedford

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Olivia Cianci


The Department of Health says King Park Beach in Newport has been closed due to high levels of bacteria. 

East Beach, West Beach and a beach inside of Fort Taber Park in New Bedford are also closed as of today. The beaches will re-open tomorrow if water tests show bacteria levels are safe, again.

For information regarding Rhode Island beaches, contact the 401-222-2751. In regards to New Bedford beaches, contact the New Bedford Health Department at (508) 991-6199.
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