• coventry lake August 8, 2022 5:12 pm

    Coventry Lake Reopens After Presence of Dangerous Algae Prompts Closure

    Coventry Lake has reopened after a recent spread of blue algae, which can be dangerous for both people and animals, halted all water activities. The lake closed at the end of July after a health advisory was issued cautioning against water activities such as swimming and boating. The decision to reopen follows recent monitoring and data collected from the lake….

  • coventry lake July 25, 2022 6:25 pm

    Heightened Algae Level Halts Coventry Lake Activities

    Empty beaches and boats, anchored dockside – that’s the scene at what is now a very quiet Coventry Lake. The Eastern Highlands Health District (EHHD) is cautioning people against lake activities after discovering a dangerously high level of blue-green algae. “We believe that this algae bloom has reached what we call a category three advisory level,” said EHHD Director of…

  • Coventry July 25, 2022 6:24 pm

    Coventry Lake Off Limits After Potentially Harmful Algae Found

    Health officials closed Coventry Lake to swimming after the discovery of a blue-green algae that can make people sick and can be fatal to animals.

  • Coventry July 23, 2022 9:22 am

    Dangerous Blue Algae Prompts Coventry Lake Closure

    Coventry Lake is closed until further notice because of the rapid spread of blue algae, which can be dangerous for both people and animals.

  • Coventry July 25, 2022 10:48 am

    Dangerous Blue Algae Prompts Coventry Lake Closure

    Coventry Lake is closed until further notice because of the rapid spread of blue algae, which can be dangerous for both people and animals. The town manager’s office said a health advisory has been issued, cautioning against water activities such as swimming and boating. The news comes as the state faces its first heat wave of the year. “This...

  • Coventry December 31, 2020 9:10 am

    Police ID Body Pulled From Water at Coventry Lake

    Police have identified the body pulled from the water at Coventry Lake on Wednesday. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officials said it was reported that a vehicle drove off the Coventry Lake Boat Launch and became submerged in the water around 12:15 p.m. Authorities said it was reported that the driver of the vehicle, later identified as 53-year-old…

  • Coventry December 30, 2020 8:43 pm

    Body Pulled From Water At Coventry Lake

    Crews have pulled a body from the water at Coventry Lake after a car went into the water at the boat launch Wednesday afternoon. DEEP Environmental Conservation Police confirmed the driver’s body was recovered Wednesday night. The driver was the only person in the car, police said. The victim has not been publicly identified at this time.

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