Several Sections of New Bedford Beaches Closed
The New Bedford Health Department has announced that several sections of East Beach located along East Rodney French Boulevard and West Beach located along West Rodney French Boulevard have been closed to swimming today, Thursday, August 24, 2017, due to elevated bacteria levels.
FDA Bannishing Antibacterial Soaps
After researchers conducted many tests, the conclusion is clear: handwashing with antibacterial soap does not remove more bacteria or even prevent more illnesses than washing with regular everyday soap! So now, the Food and Drug Administration has issued its final verdict that throws water on claims…
New Bedford Beaches Closed for Two Days
If the weather wasn't deterring you from visiting a New Bedford beach today, the City's Health Department sure will.
The Health Department says that due to the significant rainfall, bacteria levels at East Beach, West Beach, and the beach in Fort Taber Park are sure to be elevated beyond ac…

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