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Flashback Friday

Northborough – With so much talk over the last month or so about the dangers of mosquitoes, it’s interesting to see how generations before us handled the problem. In this photo, members of the Northborough  Department of Public Works (circa 1915) are spraying the town’s trees. As the book, Images of America – Northborough – (in which this photo appears), indicates, the dangers of long-term pesticide use were not yet known.

(Photo/courtesy of the Northborough Historical Society)

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Posted by on Oct 12 2012. Filed under Byline Stories, Flashback Friday, People and Places, Stories With Good Photos. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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