The first leaves are falling, and, in some towns, season leaf-blower bans are about ready to take a vacation.
Ladies and gentlemen, start your leaf-blower engines.
Newton actually has a .
. Leaf-blowers have been banned since spring; starting next weekend (Sept. 15), blowers will be allowed for three months; the leaf-blower ban resumes in December.
What do you think about banning leaf blowers: the blessed sound of leaf-blower silence or a prime example of government overreach?
Share your thoughts in the comments section below.
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