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Falls rescue mission seeks long-term solution to bedbug problem | Local News

Falls rescue mission seeks long-term solution to bedbug problem | Local News

Representatives from the Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission are opening up about a persistent problem in hopes members of the community will step forward to assist with funds needed for a more permanent solution. The problem, which is not uncommon in places like homeless shelters and hotels where people come and go often, involves bedbugs. Mission officials hired an exterminator to do a sweep of the Portage Road site on Wednesday. Without anti-microbial mattresses and pillows and specialized equipment that helps kill bedbugs found on clothing, rescue mission […]

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Ottawa tenant wins landmark ruling on bedbug treatments

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Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News “For bedbugs, or any other issue, you can’t just keep doing the same thing. To satisfy your obligations, you actually have to deal with the source of the problem.” Publishing date: Oct 09, 2022  •  22 minutes ago  •  4 minute read  •  Join the conversation A decision by the Landlord and Tenant Board ordered Hazelview (previously Timbercreek Properties) to pay this former tenant $2,515 in costs to cover hotel bills from when they had to leave the apartment the pesticide treatments, […]

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Vigo courtroom temporarily closed for bedbug fumigation | Local News

Vigo courtroom temporarily closed for bedbug fumigation | Local News

Courtroom 5 in the Vigo County Courthouse got a rare weekday off  Tuesday, when it was closed to be fumigated for bedbugs. “We found two in there, and they were both dead,” reported Tommy Roberts, Vigo County maintenance supervisor. “But we don’t take any chances. We shut it down and sprayed.” The courtroom is expected to be operational again Wednesday. “This is nothing new,” said Vigo County Commissioner Chris Switzer. “We do it quite a bit, unfortunately. We found some in the auditor’s office a year or […]

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Bedbugs begone | | meadvilletribune.com

Bedbugs begone | | meadvilletribune.com

Meadville Housing Authority officials said this week that they are making progress in their efforts to eradicate bedbugs and other pests that have bedeviled residents in authority apartments. Following the authority’s monthly meeting Wednesday, Executive Director Vanessa Rockovich said there had “definitely” been improvements at Holland Towers, located on Market Street, and William Gill Commons on Walker Drive, over the past several months and expressed optimism regarding future pest treatment. “We have a good maintenance program, so we’ll be on top of it,” she said. “It’s not […]

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Christmas Fund: Disabled man had to sleep on floor after bedbug infestation

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Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News “I lost everything,” Joseph said. “I had to throw out my mattress, my clothes, the curtains, everything. My whole life is pretty much sealed in boxes.” Author of the article: Erik Leijon  •  Special to Montreal Gazette Donations to the Montreal Gazette Christmas Fund this year can be made exclusively online at www.christmasfund.com. Article content Joseph likes to say the Gazette Christmas Fund lifted him up — literally. Article content Joseph has lived in the same apartment for eight years, and while […]

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