Monday, June 27, 2016
Due to budget cuts, beginning after July 4, lifeguards only will protect the Sherwood Island State Park beaches in Westport from Wednesday through Sunday.
The beaches will remain open without guards on Mondays and Tuesdays, according to the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).
It also announced lifeguard reductions at other Long Island Sound beaches and said it will close three campgrounds and slash operations at other attractions, such as Gillette Castle.
Days and hours at museums and nature centers also will change after July 4.
Posted 06/27/16 at 11:02 AM Permalink