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Beaches in Milford, Fairfield reopen following closures due to bacteria from excessive rainfall

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Officials have announced that multiple state swimming areas have reopened to the public.

Satisfactory results prompted the Milford Health Department to reopen Fort Trumbull Beach and Deerfield Beach to swimming.

Related Content: Rain closes swimming areas in Fairfield, at Silver Sands

For more information on these locations or on the status of other Milford beaches, call 203-783-3285. For details on Silver Sands Beach specifically, dial 866-287-2757.

Meanwhile, in Fairfield, all of the town’s swimming areas are currently open.

Earlier in the week, the swimming areas were closed due to elevated bacteria levels from excessive rainfall.

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