Showing posts with label frost. Show all posts
Showing posts with label frost. Show all posts

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Franklin: frosty morning

Franklin: frosty morning, originally uploaded by shersteve.

How cold was it this morning?

Cold enough that the frost
protected by the shade
sugar coated the green grass

Friday, September 19, 2008

"The virus can cause serious, life-altering symptoms"

Posted Sep 18, 2008 @ 11:28 PM


The first "killer frost," expected in one to three weeks, should end the threat of West Nile virus here, said Franklin Health Director/Agent David E. McKearney.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health issued a warning earlier this week after finding mosquitoes in Franklin that tested positive for West Nile virus.

The virus was detected in a sample taken on Sept. 11, in central Franklin, near Union Street and West Central Street, McKearney said.

"It's really not earth-shattering news. We know that West Nile virus is endemic in Massachusetts. We've had a lot of positive samples in Massachusetts, so it's not surprising," McKearney said.

In the past, the state found West Nile virus in a bird here, but not in a mosquito and never a human, he said.

Read the full article here in the Milford Daily News