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.READ MORE: Snow Totals For November 26, 2021
At least 20 percent of Arlington’s nearly 30,0000 registered voters needed to vote against it to overturn the Town Meeting decision.READ MORE: Black Friday Customers Enjoy Return Of In-Person Shopping At Patriot Place
The vote fell short, so the leaf blower ban stands.MORE NEWS: Cohasset Police Returning Mail To More Than 40 Customers After Overnight Thefts
The ban is in effect from May 15th until October 15th.