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State and County Housing Offices to Host Fair Housing Forum

From the Office of Public Information for Montgomery County: 

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, in partnership with Montgomery County’s Office of Human Rights and Department of Housing and Community Affairs, will host an educational forum about fair housing on Thursday, April 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring.

Tired of Stink Bugs?

News outlets all over the Mid-Atlantic region have been reporting on the recent invasion of Stink Bugs (also called Shield Bugs). While the creatures are not really harmful to humans, they can destroy crops and plants (not to mention they can be a real annoyance for the average joe.

Especially annoying are the countless stink bugs clinging to thee exterior doors of homes that easily crawl or fly in with ease when the doors are opened. Just how can we rid ourselves of these pests?

Quite a few of the currently available news stories suggest a method known as "exclusion" to deter the little pests from entering the home. However, this doesn't really cover the annoyance of them gaining access via an open door or the annoyance of getting bombarded by them around the outside of your house.

With a little knowledge and some basic equipment, even the average homeowner can rid themselves or at least get some relief from the stink bug invasion.