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Preparing Presque Isle for Holiday Weekend

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It is a busy week for crews at Presque Isle as they work to get the park ready for the Memorial Day weekend. That is the traditional start of the park's busiest time of the year.
 The beaches open for swimming on Saturday.
 Today workers were busy putting the handicapped access ramp into place at beach 7. Most lifeguard chairs are already in place. The rest will be put out this week, with about 55 guards ready to start work.
 Also this week, workers will be busy picking up debris and grooming the beaches, and completing many other jobs to get ready for the holiday weekend.
 Park Manager Harry Leslie said, "Always happy to have people come out and visit us and after this long winter, especially this year, we are excited to see the park open back up."
 Crews got a late start this spring because of the long, cold winter.
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