Bridport could leave mosquito control district

BRIDPORT — Seven months after one of the buggiest summers on record, Bridport residents are thinking about leaving the insect control district charged with minimizing their local mosquito population. Bridport’s $6,000 annual contribution to the Lemon Fair Insect Control District (LFICD) isn’t a stinging financial outlay, so why would some townspeople get the itch to ditch the service? It’s kind of complicated, but in essence: The LFICD uses a helicopter service to drop larvicide to kill embryonic mosquitos … (read more)

LFICD to show off its tire splitter at open house

The Lemon Fair Insect Control District will host its annual open house on Saturday, July 22, in Weybridge, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lemon Fair Insect Control to host open house Saturday

The Lemon Fair Insect Control District will host it’s Annual Open House on Saturday, July 23, at the Field Lab/Office in Weybridge, which is located directly behind the Weybridge Congregational Church, 2970 Weybridge Rd., aka Route 23.

Mosquito numbers are down this year

WEYBRIDGE — The Lemon Fair Insect Control District (LFICD) that monitors mosquito abundance and activity in Weybridge, Cornwall and Bridport has collected less than 20% of what it saw last year by this time in its CDC Light Traps. This is likely due to th … (read more)

Troopers investigate Weybridge break-in

WEYBRIDGE — Vermont State Police are investigating a recent break-in at the Lemon Fair Insect Control District (LFICD) office on Weybridge Street, during which the culprit(s) stole several items, including an Olympus SZ-6045 Zoom Stereomicroscope, an Adam … (read more)

Lemon Fair mosquitos spawn in remote areas

WEYBRIDGE — Lemon Fair Insect Control District officials received more than 20 mosquito complaints last week from residents in the LFICD’s three member communities, and they are ramping up education efforts to reduce spawning grounds for the pesky, blood … (read more)