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Marlbough increases spraying in area where West Nile Virus mosquito was found

Posted by Ralph Ranalli August 6, 2007 09:23 AM


After the state found the West Nile virus among mosquitoes on Locke Drive cq last week, the city increased spraying in that area last week.

Locke Drive is in the northwest part of the city, west of Interstate 495 and south of 290. Itís near West Hill Road, where a dead blue jay tested positive for the virus the previous week, according to Robert Landry, the sanitarian and administrator for the Marlborough Health Department.

In addition, the Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project will continue the weekly spraying and testing it normally does, said Landry.

Officials are urging anyone seeking more information to visit the CMMCP online.

-- Lisa Kocian

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