Clamming, photo illustration, New England Boating.

Clamming, photo illustration, New England Boating.

Cape Cod Online: The Buzzards Bay waters of several towns, including Bourne and Falmouth, were reopened to shellfish harvesting at 7:00 a.m. Saturday after a 5-day closure caused by heavy rains that lowered the water quality, according to the state Division of Marine Fisheries.

The waters off New Bedford, Westport, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, Marion and Wareham were included.

Read more about the re-opening of shellfish beds in Buzzards Bay.


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