Bears now invading Noble Horizons

SALISBURY — The bear problem continues at Noble Horizons, where residents have reported bears ripping up screen doors and in one case actually entering a cottage.

Marge Wheaton, administrative assistant to Noble Administrator William Pond, said Monday, July 30, that the facility seems to have multiple bears.

Wheaton said the bait food (doughnuts) was carried off by smaller animals that did not trigger the trap that was there.

Residents in the residential cottages have been provided with air horns to scare off any visiting bears.

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