Charles Island to be closed this summer

With the start of boating season just a few days away, state officials have closed off a popular island on Long Island Sound.Charles Island off

MILFORD - With the start of boating season just a few days away, state officials have closed off a popular island on Long Island Sound.

Charles Island off the coast of Milford will be closed through September 9.

The Department of Environmental Protection says the island is a nesting ground for several rare species of birds and needs to be left alone.

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