Mosquito Control


Central MA Mosquito Control Project (CMMCP) personnel will be in Shrewsbury to respond to resident's concerns about mosquitoes on the following dates in August*.

August 21, 2018

August 28, 2018

*Any dates posted are tentative and are subject to change due to weather conditions, mosquito populations, mosquito virus activity and/or special event spraying. A detailed noted about CMMCP's spray schedule can be found on their website at: Central MA Mosquito Control Project Website


The Town of Shrewsbury has coordinated with the Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control (CMMCP) Project to spray a designated area of concern on Tuesday, August 21st after sunset, up until midnight.

The below streets will be sprayed the evening of August 21, 2018:

  • Arrowwood Drive
  • Baldwin Circle
  • Bittersweet Circle
  • Carrie Circle
  • Cottonwood Drive
  • Crimson Drive
  • Dickinson Circle
  • Elderberry Circle
  • Elliot Circle
  • Faulkner Road
  • Grove Street
  • Hawthorne Road
  • Hickory Drive
  • Hobblebush Road
  • Meadowsweet Road
  • Sycamore Road


West Nile Virus (WNV)

West Nile Virus has been detected in mosquitoes in several surrounding communities as reported by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

The Spray Event - August 21, 2018 Advisory, street listing, and map is posted under "Related Documents" at the bottom of this page.

Please practice the 5 D's of mosquito protection!


Notice of Amendment to 333 CMR 13.03, Requests for Exclusion from Wide-Area Pesticide Applications

As of January 13, 2017, the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources ("Department") has implemented changes to the regulation promulgated at 333 CMR: 13.00, et. seq., specifically at 333 CMR13.03 ("Regulation"). The Regulation establishes a procedure for private property owners to exclude their property from wide-area pesticide applications. The following changes have been made to the process by which requests for exclusions must be made:

  • Exclusion request my no longer be made to a city or town clerk and must be made to the Department;
  • There is no longer a deadline by which exclusions requests can be made, they can be made at any point in time during the year;
  • Exclusion requests shall become effective fourteen (14) days from the receipt of the request;
  • All excusion requests, regardless of the date made, will expire on December 31st of the year in which it was made;
  • Requests can be made electronically or via hard copy, all information related to exclusion requests and the Regulation can be found on the Department's website at: Electronic Exclusion Request.
  • Hard copy Exclusion Requests should be directed to:
Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources
251 Causeway Street, Suite 500
Boston, MA 02114
Attn:  Juan Carlos Gutierrez
Telephone:  617-626-1723

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