Martha’s Vineyard Beaches Closed Due to High Bacteria Count
July 14, 2011
CapeCodOnline: High bacteria counts have led to the closing of some beaches in Oak Bluffs and West Tisbury, according to notices posted by the boards of health in both towns on their websites.
From the Oak Bluffs Health Department: “Due to high bacteria counts the following beaches have been closed: Inkwell Beach, Pay Beach, Madeiros Cove, and Eastville Beach Drawbridge (lagoon side).”
From West Tisbury Health Department: “The following beaches have been closed until further notice … due to high counts of Enterococci: Lamberts Cove, Seth’s Pond (the town beach), Salt Works Seven Gates, Long Cove Pond, Long Point at the ocean and the Trustees of Reservation Tisbury Great Pond.”