A 23-year-old Grafton man died after he dove into Lake Quinsigamond while fleeing UMass Police Sunday night.
A popular lake for swimming has been closed because of high bacteria counts.
Parts of Lake Quinsigamond have been closed to swimming and fishing over health concerns.
Following heavy rains on Monday, testing shows there’s too much bacteria in the water.
The dry weather is impacting habitats for wildlife and the use of lakes for recreation.
When Occupy Worcester’s permit at Lake Quinsigamond expired Sunday, the group that had been protesting there for a month packed up.
It’s low, damaged and old. There’s no question the Kenneth Burns Memorial Bridge over Lake Quinsigamond has to come down. The question is what will replace it?
Police pulled a man’s body from Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester on Sunday morning.