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Hunt may be expanded to Marsh Island August 13, 2011 Maine

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Hunt may be expanded to Marsh Island August 13, 2011 Maine, Kennebec Journal, BY DEIRDRE FLEMING The Maine Sunday Telegram 

...since at least 1947...Marsh Island has been a deer sanctuary. But that distinction may change this week when a state advisory council votes on expanding the regional archery ...So far public feedback on the current proposed expanded hunt has been minimal, according to Orono officials and council members in Old Town...."It's a social issue. We get so many complaint from landowners who say they can't grow their gardens ... And the car accidents is a safety issue...."Some council members had concern that someone sitting in their backyard will see a deer that gets shot coming through their land, and they'll have an injured deer....

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