Unlicensed exterminator charged with using banned pesticides to treat bed bugs

June 17, 2010 reports that a Massachusetts man has been charged with using agricultural pesticides malathion and carbaryl (which are banned for use indoors) to treat bed bugs in Quincy, Somerville, Malden, and Everett, Massachusetts, and is also charged with running a pesticide application business without certification. Josimar Ferreira owned TVF Pest Control, on Main Street in […]

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Bed Bug Lady Leonina Heringer of Somerville, Massachusetts

November 16, 2008

Leonina Heringer of Somerville, 55, known to many as “The Bed Bug Lady,” is making a video for Somerville’s public access cable station. According to the Boston Globe, she’s been giving people advice on avoiding and getting rid of bed bugs since 2004. She started her crusade in 2004 after a fellow parishioner at the […]

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