Comments for: Hunters to thin Islesboro deer herd

Posted Nov. 09, 2012, at 1:03 p.m.

AUGUSTA | More than a year after Islesboro residents voted to kill about 80 percent of the island’s deer herd, the state has signed off on a hunt that will be held for the next three years. Island residents have expressed concern over a high incidence of Lyme disease, …

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  • Guest

    The poachers around here already cleaned this area out!

  • Anonymous

    Eastport next.

  • Anonymous

    I understand the issue with the overpopulation of the deer, but if they are having an issue with Lyme disease why not deal with the ticks ?

    • Tristan Brodeur

       When you deal with the deer you are also dealing with the ticks, as well as feeding people.

  • Tristan Brodeur

    Can Eastport be next?!?!

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