A bear has been sighted over the past few days several times in the areas of Sargent Road and Dowd Lane. It has come into yards and onto porches and patios. Please bring in your birdfeeder if you have one and make sure your trash bins are secured. Do not approach a bear under any circumstances. Please contact NH Fish and Game at 271-3361 or the Police Department at 763-5555 if any bear becomes a nuisance and/or becomes aggressive.