ARLINGTON (CBS) – Chainsaws were buzzing all over Arlington as workers cleaned up from Wednesday’s microburst, but gasoline leaf blowers will still be silenced in the town for months at a time.

Voters in Arlington had a chance to overturn a leaf blowing ban in a special election.

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At least 20 percent of Arlington’s nearly 30,0000 registered voters needed to vote against it to overturn the Town Meeting decision.

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The vote fell short, so the leaf blower ban stands.

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The ban is in effect from May 15th until October 15th.