To reduce the mosquito population and potential for infected mosquitoes which may carry diseases, the Berkshire County Mosquito Control Project has scheduled a truck-mounted mosquito spray application for Monday, Aug. 11, in the following areas:
Wahconah Park and King Street; Yankee Orchard neighborhood; streets on the north side of Elm Street from Elmhurst Avenue to the junction of Williams Street; north side of Williams Street from Elm Street to Leona Drive, Karen Drive; streets south of Williams Street between High Street and Holmes Road; Fred Garner Park; south side of Pomeroy Avenue from Brunswick Street to Holmes Road; Holmes Road neighborhoods from Pomeroy Avenue south; Lakewood neighborhood east of Longview Terrace; East New Lenox Road neighborhood from Anita Drive to Joseph Drive; Clapp Park, streets west of South Street from Boylston Street to Industrial Drive; Chapel Street, Melbourne Road, Daralyn Court, Cloverdale Street from Chapel Street to Barker Road.
A map of scheduled spray areas is available at www.cityofpittsfield.org.
Spray applications take place between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. Spraying may be rescheduled for Tuesday night due to rain.
To request no-spraying on your property, call the BCMCP at (413) 447-9808 or send a request via email including name and property address to firstname.lastname@example.org.