Campers asked to take increased measures to stay safe from bears

This bear was seen in a local garden in Wilmington earlier this year. Angel Balch

MANCHESTER — A new memo from the US Department of Agriculture Forest Service asks Vermonters and those visiting Vermont to observe heightened awareness of bears after an increase in sightings of black bears in the region was documented in June and July.

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