Several beaches closed to swimming in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The Rhode Island Department of Health recommended closing several beaches due to high bacteria levels.

The closed beaches are:

  • Third Beach in Middletown
  • Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth
  • Burlingame State Park Picnic Area and Campground in Charlestown

Officials said they will continue to monitor the bacteria levels and water quality through Labor Day.

For the latest on local beach closures and openings, visit the Department of Health’s webpage.

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