Loop Beach continues to remain closed for swimming due to elevated Enterococci bacteria counts.  Due to recurring bacterial count exceedances, this beach does not meet 105 CMR 445.00, Minimum Standards for Bathing Beaches, and is required to remain closed to swimming.

Re-samples are being taken today however due to the geomean exceedance levels results observed during the past multiple days, please be advised that this beach may be required to remain closed for several more days.