Portland Fair handing out free bug spray to help protect fairgoers from mosquitos


PORTLAND, Conn. (WTNH) — Many festivals across Connecticut have been taking precautions to protect their guests from mosquitoes that could be carrying EEE, and the Portland Fair is no exception.

Related: EEE virus found in 26 Connecticut towns

This year, Portland Fair organizers have been handing out free bug spray at the public relations tent for guests to use. The town also sprayed the fairgrounds for mosquitoes a day before the fair opened to the public.

News 8’s LaSalle Blanks will have the full story tonight on News 8 at 11.


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