DATE POSTED: May 22, 2018
Finally, it’s that time of the year when the weather becomes warmer, flowers begin to bloom, and we can all start enjoying time outside again. It’s also that time of year when mosquitoes start to become a problem again. You may think of mosquitoes as being annoying and leaving behind red, itchy welts. However, mosquitoes have the potential to be quite dangerous. It’s important…
DATE POSTED: June 26, 2017
They are here! The mosquitoes in South Portland have arrived in full force. The annoying buzzing in your ear and all the swatting to keep them away is enough to drive anyone mad. You may think they are just an annoyance and that they are harmless, but they are much more. A bite from a mosquito can be very dangerous. The saliva that the female mosquito injects into your skin as she feeds on your…
DATE POSTED: May 12, 2015
You're not imagining things. Studies have shown that mosquitoes really do prefer one person over the next. If you have type O blood, those little suckers will love you for it. And, mosquitoes find some people more appetizing because of the genetic makeup of their skin. There isn't a lot you can do about these two factors. But there are some ways we attract mosquitoes that can be helped.
DATE POSTED: July 15, 2013
In Worcester, Providence and other New England communities we know summer has arrived when the mosquitoes start biting. In fact, we joke that there’s a fifth season in our region – mosquito season! Unfortunately when mosquitoes are dive-bombing at our heads and putting a damper on our outdoor fun, there’s nothing funny about it.