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Falls Pond reopens as bacteria levels fall

NORTH ATTLEBORO - There is some good news to report for those looking to take a dip in the town's largest body of water during the upcoming July 4 week.

The health department announced on Wednesday the bacterial count at Falls Pond has returned to a normal range and the Barbara Road beach is onced again open to town residents looking to escape the heat.

The pond was closed to swimming last week when bacterial levels were above accepted levels.