Rhode Island is Among Buggiest Places in Summer

A new survey has confirmed what we always knew about summers in Southern New England.  They're buggy!

Professional lawn care company TruGreen polled their customers and found that folks are most worried about mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, ants and more, with 60% of those in the Northeast worried about ticks, with that number decreasing to 48% in the Midwest, 35% in the South, and 32% in the West.

As for the cities most bothered by those pesky critters, Hartford, Connecticut tops the list, followed by Columbus, Ohio and Detroit Michigan.

Top Ten Cities Most Bothered By Bugs

  1. Hartford, CT
  2. Columbus, OH
  3. Detroit, MI
  4. Boston, MA
  5. Rochester, NY
  6. Cincinnati, OH
  7. Pittsburgh, PH
  8. Providence, RI
  9. Buffalo, NY
  10. Chicago, IL 

Source: Business Journal

photo:  Getty Images

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