• Bear photographed leaning against door of East Brookfield home


    EAST BROOKFIELD, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) -- East Brookfield police posted a photo on Facebook that appears to show a black bear trying to enter a home.

    Police say the photo was taken Wednesday morning at a home near Podunk Road. The police department also posted video of a black bear eating from a bird feeder on Howe Street.

    On Sunday, a black bear was spotted near Route 31 in Spencer.

    Experts recommend residents remove bird feeders from their yards for the entire summer as they can attract bears.

    To see video of the bear, visit the East Brookfield Police Department's Facebook page.

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