Experts say bears are emerging from hibernation; 2 sightings reported in Groton

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As the weather starts to warm up, bears are starting to wake up from hibernation. But watch out — they’re hungry, police said.

Groton police reported two bear sightings in the town Sunday — one on Hoyts Wharf Road and the other on Hayden Road, Officer Kathy Newell said in a telephone interview this afternoon.

Newell said police believe it was the same black bear in both incidents.

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