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Pittsfield to begin mosquito spraying

PITTSFIELD, Mass. -- Truck-mounted mosquito spray application is scheduled for the following areas to reduce the mosquito population and potential for infection:

Tuesday July 23rd after 10:00 pm:
  • Doyle Field
Thursday July 25th after 10:00 pm:
  • One mile radius from North Street and Crane Avenue
  • Onota Street to Seymour Street north of Linden Street
  • Lakewood neighborhood from Ventura Avenue to Longfellow Avenue and Grand Avenue to Yale Street
  • Commercial Street
  • South Street neighborhood from Baystate Road to South Mountain Road
  • Yankee Orchards neighborhood
The City of Pittsfield said that residents may want to take the following steps to avoid unnecessary exposure to the product: 
  • Close windows and doors and turn off air conditioners on the street side of property
  • Stay inside during application period
  • Rinse produce with water
  • Remove laundry from clotheslines