Block Island Times

Council urged to take action

Expressing frustration over what they felt were insufficient efforts in the culling of the island’s deer herd, and its direct link to the spread of Lyme disease, two island residents are urging the New Shoreham Town Council to step up its efforts to combat the deer tick related disease.
Marilyn Bogdanffy told the New Shoreham Town Council at its meeting on Jan. 16 that she thinks Lyme disease is “a serious problem” that should be made a priority by the council. The deer serve as hosts for deer tick larvae that feed on the

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