For Immediate Release
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Media Contact: Jessica Sacco
Email: [email protected]
Manchester-by-the-Sea Officials Advise Residents of Shark Sighting
MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA — Interim Police Chief Todd Fitzgerald and Director of Parks and Recreation Cheryl Marshall would like to advise the public of a shark sighting in Manchester-by-the-Sea.
On Wednesday, June 19, a resident reported seeing a large shark near House Island. No sightings have been reported since then.
While residents are permitted to swim in the area, they should do so with caution.
The Harbormaster’s Office will continue to monitor the situation and updates will be provided as they become available.
Anyone who sees a possible shark sighting is asked to contact the Harbormaster’s Office at 978-526-7832 or the Police Department at 978-526-1212.