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Community Association ‘desperately playing catch-up’ following announcement of pier closure

by Camilla Faragalli
Norway Bay
Mar. 9, 2024
The Norway Bay Municipal Association (NBMA) is scrambling to find solutions following the news that the Municipality of Bristol will close the Norway Bay pier while it assesses how best to restore it to a safe condition.
The association, which provides recreational, cultural and social activities to both children and adults during the summer months, relies on the pier for its programming, especially for its intermediate and advanced-level swimming lessons.
“The Norway Bay swimming lessons have been going on for decades and decades, and our docks are there but we can’t attach them to the pier this summer because it’s been closed,” said the NBMA’s president president, Patrick Byrne.
Byrne told THE EQUITY that the association is considering building a . . .

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