Newton’s new ban on gas-powered leaf blowers begins on Memorial Day and continues until Labor Day.
The Globe’s John Hilliard reminds us about the specifics…
Thanks to a new set of rules approved by city councilors in January, only one battery- or electrically-powered leaf blower at a time can be used per lot from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
The same regulations also bar gas-powered leaf blowers from use during the summer.
The rules, which also apply to city workers and contractors, impose a 65-decibel noise limit on the devices