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Mosquito Spraying July 11th & 12th, 2012

Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff at 3:51 pm on July 6, 2012
East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project

East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project spraying resumes in Framingham.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project will be spraying for mosquitoes in areas of Framingham on Wednesday, July 11th between dusk and 11:30 PM. If spraying is postponed, it will be rescheduled for Thursday, July 12th.

Spraying is scheduled for streets in the vicinity of Summer St., Cherry St., Hardy St., Beacon St., Lockland Ave. and Prospect St. Spraying is also planned for areas near Irving St., Hollis St., Winthrop St. , Bethany Rd. and Fay Rd.

The Project uses a spray formulation that contains the pesticide product, Anvil, to control mosquitoes. Anvil contains the pesticide, sumithrin, which is a pryethroid that is classified as slightly toxic by the EPA.

Mosquito control applications of sumithrin do not pose a significant risk to people or their pets due to the low toxicity of sumithrin and the small amount used to control ...[read more]


Mosquito Spraying Resumes Wednesday September 21st

Filed under: Health & Fitness by News Staff at 1:31 pm on September 19, 2011
East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project

The East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project will resume spraying in Framingham, Wednesday, September 21, 2011

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project will again be spraying for mosquitoes in areas of Framingham beginning Wednesday, September 21, 2011 between dusk and 11:30 PM.

Spraying is scheduled for neighborhoods in the vicinity of Elm Street, Griffin Road, Pinewood Drive, Danforth Street, Lake Street, Old Connecticut Path and Lowther Road.

Spraying will also be done in areas near Irving Street, Arlington Street, Hollis Street, Winthrop Street, Bethany Road, Fay Road, Mt. Wayte Avenue and Dr. Harvey Cushing Way.

The Project uses a spray formulation that contains the pesticide product, Anvil, to control mosquitoes. Anvil contains the pesticide, Sumithrin, which is a pryethroid that is classified as slightly toxic by the EPA. Mosquito control applications of Sumithrin do not ...[read more]


UPDATE: 2009 Mosquito Spraying

Filed under: Health & Fitness by News Staff at 1:19 pm on July 22, 2009

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project will be spraying for mosquitoes in areas of Framingham on Thursday, July 23rd and Monday, July 27th. All spraying is done between between dusk and 11:30 PM.

On Thursday, July 23rd, spraying is scheduled for streets in the vicinity of Elm St., Griffin Rd., Pinewood Dr., Danforth St., Lake St., Old Connecticut Path, Summer St., Beacon St., Lockland Ave. and Prospect St.

On Monday, July 27th, spraying is scheduled for areas of Framingham that are located in the vicinity of Hartford St., Gorman Rd., Guadalcanal Rd., Mt. Wayte Ave., Long Ave., Singletary Way, Old Worcester Rd., Temple St., Ellis St., Little Tree Lane, Irving St., Hollis St., Winthrop St. and Fay Rd.

The Project uses a spray formulation that contains the pesticide product, Anvil, to control mosquitoes. Anvil contains the pesticide, sumithrin, which is a pryethroid that is classified as slightly toxic by the EPA.

Mosquito control applications of sumithrin do not pose a significant risk to people or their pets due to the low toxicity of sumithrin and the small amount used to control mosquitoes. As with any pesticide, people should minimize their exposure.

If residents see a spray truck approaching, they are advised to go indoors for a few minutes while the spray dissipates. Residents are also advised to close windows facing the street.

If residents would like to exclude their property from the spraying or have any questions related to mosquitoes or mosquito control, contact the East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project at 781-899-5730.

Information on the spray schedule is available via a recorded message at 781-893-5759 and at the Project web site at: www.town.sudbury.ma.us/services/health/emmcp

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2009 Mosquito Spraying in Framingham

Filed under: Health & Fitness by News Staff at 10:53 am on July 6, 2009

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project will be spraying for mosquitoes in areas of Framingham on Wednesday, July 8th and Thursday, July 9th All spraying is done between between dusk and 11:30 PM.

On Wednesday, July 8th, spraying is scheduled for streets in the vicinity of Elm St., Griffin Rd., Pinewood Dr., Danforth St., Lake St., Old Connecticut Path, Summer St., Beacon St., Lockland Ave. and Prospect St.

On Thursday, July 9th, spraying is scheduled for areas of Framingham that are located in the vicinity of Hartford St., Gorman Rd., Guadalcanal Rd., Mt. Wayte Ave., Long Ave., Singletary Way, Old Worcester Rd., Temple St., Ellis St., Little Tree Lane, Irving St., Hollis St., Winthrop St. and Fay Rd.

The Project uses a spray formulation that contains the pesticide product, Anvil, to control mosquitoes. Anvil contains the pesticide sumithrin, which is a synthetic pryethroid that is classified as slightly toxic by the EPA. Mosquito control applications of sumithrin do not pose a significant risk to people or their pets due to the low toxicity of sumithrin and the small amount used to control mosquitoes.

As with any pesticide, people should minimize their exposure. If residents see a spray truck approaching, they are advised to go indoors for a few minutes while the spray dissipates. Residents are also advised to close windows facing the street.

Information on the spray schedule is available via a recorded message at 781-893-5759 and at the Project web site at www.town.sudbury.ma.us/services/health/emmcp

If residents have any questions related to the spraying or any questions on mosquitoes, contact the East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project at 781-899-5730.

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