Illegal Pond Opening Discovered on Nantucket

Cape Cod Times: Police are investigating an illegal opening of [Nantucket’s] Miacomet Pond, a freshwater pond, into the ocean, according to town officials.

At about 5:00 p.m. Tuesday [March 26], the town learned of the opening through a post on Facebook, said Natural Resource Coordinator Jeffrey Carlson.

There were no apparent machinery tracks and it appears the culprit or culprits dug the channel by shovel.

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