Jim Dow, director of the town's public works department, posted the following on his department's blog today:
Just a reminder that the Hull DPW has hired a company to come to a couple of locations tomorrow to spray for ticks in an attempt to minimize any tick-borne illnesses that may occur if these areas are not treated. This treatment will also address mosquitoes.
Please be advised that the following locations will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC until after 2 p.m. Thursday, June 14: the Dust Bowl, Village Playground, Hampton Circle Park, and Menice Field.
The application being put down is EPA-approved and is harmless to children and animals after it dries. The drying time is approximately 90 minutes, To be safe, these areas will remain closed for a few hours after spraying.
Please stay out of these areas until after 2 p.m. Thank you for your cooperation.