Squantz Pond State Park

Squantz Pond (Courtesy Department of Energy and Environmental Protection)

Algae Forces State To Shut Squantz Pond Beach

State environmental officials say the beach at Squantz Pond State Park has been closed to swimmers because of blue-green algae that can emit toxins possibly harmful to people and dogs.


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Top Spots To Sunbathe In Connecticut

The Connecticut coastline is rich with seaside beaches, but its many lakes, riversides, ponds and town pools also offer sunny opportunities.