Silver Sands beach in Milford closed due to high bacteria levels

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection closed the waters this morning after detecting high levels of bacteria.

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection closed the waters this morning after detecting high levels of bacteria. (8/24/16)

MILFORD - Silver Sands beach in Milford is closed today to swimmers.

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection closed the waters this morning after detecting high levels of bacteria.

Officials say they will test the waters again Thursday and only reopen to swimmers if it's safe.

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