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Bed bugs: cinema scare in Toronto, moving day in Boston, and New York hotel, schools, and flea markets

September 2, 2010

This is a bed bug news round-up for Toronto, Boston, and New York. A Toronto International Film Festival venue was inspected for bed bugs Monday night after a filmgoer tweeted that she “woke with bites” four hours after viewing Scott Pilgrim vs. the World at the Scotiabank Theatre on Richmond St. W., according to The […]

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Boston Globe on the second hand furniture “industry” and bed bugs

August 31, 2008

This article was not primarily about bed bugs; it was mainly about college students, and how it’s harder than ever to furnish a student apartment from things you find on the curb. The reasons given: more competition, including not just students, but from people who buy and sell used items, and also young professionals who […]

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Bed Bug Beware: new website from David Cain

March 25, 2008

David has a new website with bed bug information, as well as a helpful warning message you can download, print out, and affix to your discarded bed bug-infested articles. Click here for bedbugbeware.com and here for the bed bug warning labels. Thanks David, for a great bed bug resource!

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Boston and bed bugs: Mayor Bloomberg in NYC could learn a thing or two

January 8, 2007

This is what Boston is doing about bed bugs: Apparently there’s a division of the Boston Housing Dept. Inspectional Services (ISD) that inspects housing for bed bugs. Click the following link to load a PDF of their Bed Bug Advisory Sheet, which says briefly what bed bugs are, and notes that landlords are responsible for […]

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New York City is behind in the bed bug wars

October 24, 2006

bed bugs?! Originally uploaded by grenade. This photo by grenade on flickr shows the bed bug tags residents of Boston are given to put on discarded furniture. It occurs to me that we should print and sell (not for profit) some similar tags, that those of us outside Boston could use until our localities get […]

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