SOUND OFF: Do You Support a Seasonal Leaf Blower Ban?

Autumn is nigh. Do you chafe at blasting leaf-blowers, or is that tidy look worth the audio anguish?


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.

Editor's note: This story is posted on multiple Patch sites. 

Earnhardt November 06, 2012 at 12:51 PM
End unit street level.. Just right for a pickle eater.. Off to vote now... CHOW baldy
Earnhardt November 06, 2012 at 12:51 PM
GAME.. SET.. AND MATCH! Thanks for the laughs... go cry in the pickle jar...LOLOL
Earnhardt November 06, 2012 at 01:41 PM
Yeah those cardiac episodes, That's why I don't step out and ride the bus like you do. Don't want one of those! That's why you need to drop the Ding Dongs Mikey boy. It could happen to you. :) :) keep trying though. you may find out who I am yet.. Your was way way too easy... TORO!
Earnhardt November 06, 2012 at 01:56 PM
Well Mikey boy. when you can afford to buy the best, why not buy the best? si mucho rapido! gracias Sunshine.. BTW I am thinking of buying your building for investment, But the end unit will have to go... CHOW...Going to Brookline now to cut some grass. You work on that gut... and smile. in those pics you look like you just dropped one in your drawers!
Earnhardt April 10, 2013 at 02:57 PM
Fired p the leaf blower yesterday, The yard is all done! Gotta admit, it was hard watching the Butler get taken away in handcuffs, But it's nice having a clean yard ;)


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