There’s a bear out there

The Upton Police Department is advising residents to take precautions to avoid conflicts with animals after a bear was sighted on North Street near Westboro Road. Here are some additional tips from about living with black bears. Despite popular belief, black bears are usually wary of people. In woodland areas, bears may disappear long before they are seen by people. Sometimes, a bear may not immediately recognize you as a human and may be curious until it scents you. Make the … [Read more...]