Buffumville Lake beach in Charlton closed because of algae

CHARLTON — The swimming beach at Buffumville Lake recreation area in Charlton has been temporarily closed because of poor water quality, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials.

The lake beach on the federal land has been closed to swimming for a week.

The water is tested on a regular schedule during the recreation season. A June 19 test revealed an unsafe… Continue reading Buffumville Lake beach in Charlton closed because of algae