As the summer season begins to wind down, the Falmouth Beach Department has reduced services at some beaches, beach superintendent Bruce G. Mogardo said Monday, August 19.

Beginning this week, beaches that will be staffed with parking attendants but no lifeguards until next year are Bristol Beach and Chapoquoit Beach

Stoney/MBL Beach, Megansett Beach and Wood Neck Beach will have no parking attendants or lifeguards until next year.

The following beaches will be staffed with both lifeguards and parking attendants until further notice: Heights, Surf Drive, Good Will Park, Menauhant and Old Silver.

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I would hope that the town would do something to address the overcrowding at Old Silver Beach. People park at the Elizabeth Seaton Church for free and walk down to the beach, causing increased work for the Lifeguards and increased trash removal costs. These people do not contribute to the town revenue since not paying to park.


I'm not sure that's entirely true as it appears that most weekends the church has employed a person to sit in their parked car at the entrance of the lot for this exact reason. I'm sure visitors to our beaches contribute to this town's income in more ways than a $20 (is it still $20?) parking fee.

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