• Boston October 25, 2021 2:20 pm

    Boston Rats Exhibiting ‘Aggressive' Behavior During Pandemic, Report Says

    Boston was named the 13th “rattiest” city, according to a pest control company, as the coronavirus pandemic causes rodents across the country to exhibit “unusual” or “aggressive” behavior. Boston landed just outside of the top 10 out of the 50 cities across the U.S. ranked by Orkin in the “2021 Rattiest Cities List,” behind Minneapolis and Seattle. Here were the top…

  • cambridge September 25, 2021 3:24 am

    Cambridge Taking Steps to Address Rat Problem

    Rats are running rampant in Cambridge, with city officials now looking for a “rodent liaison.”

  • Boston August 5, 2021 4:12 am

    Boston Ranked Second Most Rat-Infested City

    In a city known for churning out championships, coming in second is usually out of the question. In this case, however, Boston is better off at number two. Recent Census data shows Boston has the second highest number of rat and mouse sightings when compared with the 15 most populated metros in the U.S., behind only Philadelphia. Philly had 18.9%…

  • rodents June 25, 2021 6:48 pm

    Woman Charged for Feeding RI Rats That Exacerbated Rodent Issue

    A woman was charged with allegedly violating a Rhode Island city ordinance against feeding wild animals. The 55-year-old woman’s neighbors blame her for exacerbating the rodent problem in Cranston, WJAR-TV reported. Last week, the publication captured several nocturnal rats active in the middle of the day. Neighbors say that it’s even worse during the night. The woman and her...

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