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Shellfish beds that closed because of an outbreak of toxic red tide algae were reopened in seven coastal communities Friday, just in time for the holiday weekend.
The worst red tide in decades idled about two-thirds of the shellfish beds in Massachusetts on Friday as the toxic algae bloom spread off the coast to Nantucket.
One of New England's worst "red tides" in decades continued its southward expansion this week, rounding Cape Cod and forcing the closure of some of the region's most prolific shellfish beds.
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