PUBLISHED: 19:05 19 June 2019 | UPDATED: 19:06 19 June 2019 Jake Foxford The domestic fly. The numbers of these pests in Suffolk and Essex soars every summer - here's the best ways to keep them at bay Picture: JON SULLIVAN JON SULLIVAN As summer slowly creeps back into Suffolk and Essex, flies start to re-emerge - so fight them off with these simple, handy tips. Hundreds of tiny balck beetles - attracted to yellow - have been spotted at locations across Suffolk and Essex Picture: ARCHANTA common nuisance in kitchens, bedrooms and living rooms, people are often left waving manically to shoo the bugs away.Worse still, the insects can carry diseases like gastroenteritis and diarrhoea.READ MORE: Will black beetle swarm return to blight Suffolk in 2019?Check out our top tips for keeping your house and garden fly-free this summer, without having to shut and lock every door:Fruit flies are attracted to any sweet foodstuffs, which are easier to get to in the … [Read more...] about Seven ways to keep your house and garden fly-free this summer
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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Sean P. Murphy Globe Staff April 04, 2019 Don Smith arrived at the medical marijuana dispensary totally exhausted from climbing the stairs from the parking lot.Smith, 72, is dying of inoperable, late-stage prostate cancer. Without palliative treatment, he has no appetite, and can’t keep food down. He has lost 45 pounds.Smith spends most days tucked into bed, cared for by Deborah, his wife of more than four decades. Advertisement A couple of months ago, friends counseled Don to try marijuana to bring a level of peace and comfort to his final days. To his surprise, it worked, allowing him to eat and easing his pain. “A miracle drug,” he declared. Get Today's Headlines in your inbox: The day's top stories delivered every morning. Thank you for signing up! Sign up for more newsletters here Luckily for Smith, voters in a ballot referendum … [Read more...] about Locked out of care that eases his dying days
Video PUBLISHED: 06:00 20 February 2019 Liz Coates Security footage shows two men trying car doors in Hopton Picture: Andrew Duffield Andrew Duffield A villager has shared home security footage of thieves trying car doors along his street in the middle of the night. Andrew Duffield was alerted by motion sensor cameras to the attempt outside his home in Hopton.The 14 second clip shows two men walking up his drive and trying the car door.One has a bag and the other appears guarded as they scour the neighbourhood to see what’s on offer.Mr Duffield, 48, said he wasn’t surprised and hoped the footage would lead householders to be more “savvy” about security in village communities where people were in the habit of leaving their cars and even homes unlocked.“I have been expecting it for ages,” he said.“I am aware of the lack of police and the situation where people can pretty much do what they like.”He said a … [Read more...] about WATCH: Footage shows why you should always lock your car
Editor’s Note: Ten days after this story about the death of Laura Levis was published on BostonGlobe.com, the leaders of Somerville hospital’s parent company, Cambridge Health Alliance, met with her husband, Peter DeMarco, at the Globe’s Boston office. DeMarco, who had talked about the story on NBC Nightly News and other outlets, had asked CHA nearly a month earlier to answer questions about his wife’s death. * * * SEPTEMBER 16, 2016, 4:23:59 A.M. 911 operator: “This line is recorded. Where is your emergency?” Laura: “I’m at Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “I’m sorry. Where are you?” Laura: “Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “OK, what’s the emergency?” Laura: “I’m having an asthma attack. I’m dying.” 911 operator: “Whereabouts are you at the hospital?” Laura: “Emergency room.” 911 operator: “OK.” Laura: … [Read more...] about Laura Levis was left to die outside an ER. Why were the doors locked?