Complaints prompt officials to spray for mosquitoes in Old Lyme - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Complaints prompt officials to spray for mosquitoes in Old Lyme

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OLD LYME, CT (WFSB) -

Old Lyme residents are being urged to close their windows and avoid going outside on Tuesday evening while crews spray for mosquitoes. 

After recent complaints about mosquitoes in town, officials said crews will start around 6 p.m. on Tuesday, spraying on the streets within the "Mile Creek Beach Club and Hawks Nest Beach areas." 

People are also being advised to bring in their children's toys and pets inside their homes. 

The following areas will be treated:

  • Finnegan Farm Lane
  • Haywagon Drive
  • Dogwood Drive
  • Manor Estates
  • Cypress Circle
  • Salt Meadow Lane
  • Beechwood Lane
  • Sandlewood Lane
  • Robbins Avenue
  • Prospect Street
  • Hemlock Circle
  • Tyler Street
  • Center Beach Avenue
  • West End Drive
  • Clifton Street
  • Hawk’s Nest Road
  • Avenue A
  • Liberty Street in Hawk's Nest Beach 

Officials said signs will be posted by Innovative Mosquito Management at the top and bottom of the streets notifying residents of the spraying being done by their truck.

For more information, click here or or call Innovative Mosquito Management at 203-245-7015.  

UPDATE: The town initially posted that the spraying would happen on Monday, Aug. 22, however later in the day they said a correction was made and the spraying would actually happen on Tuesday, Aug. 23.

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