Comments for: Islesboro voters approve killing 400 deer to help prevent Lyme disease

Posted Aug. 25, 2011, at 2:30 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 25, 2011, at 4:03 p.m.

ISLESBORO | The deer are doomed. Voters here decided Wednesday night to kill about 400 of the about 500 deer on the island. There are almost as many deer on the island as there are year-round residents and the voters blame the animals for a Lyme disease “epidemic” in …

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