Due to unusual Lifeguard staff shortages, the Laramie Community Recreation Center will be closing the aquatics facility from August 27-September 7.

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This closure is so the Center will be able to adequately address the issue through hiring and training.

The Center will be updating and posting our reopening schedule here, and residents are asked to keep an eye on the calendar there.

More information will be posted here once it becomes available.

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Every beach town has its share of pluses and minuses, which got us thinking about what makes a beach town the best one to live in. To find out, Stacker consulted data from WalletHub, released June 17, 2020, that compares U.S. beach towns. Ratings are based on six categories: affordability, weather, safety, economy, education and health, and quality of life. The cities ranged in population from 10,000 to 150,000, but they had to have at least one local beach listed on TripAdvisor. Read the full methodology here. From those rankings, we selected the top 50. Readers who live in California and Florida will be unsurprised to learn that many of towns featured here are in one of those two states.

Keep reading to see if your favorite beach town made the cut.

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