Arlington and Brookline are two towns that banned the use of gas-powered leaf blowers.
The ban survived a special election vote twiceand was recently approved by the Attorney General.
Reasoning: The loudness of the machines were cited as the main cause.
Wellesley and Marblehead had similar proposals, but they were shot down.
Most recently, Arlington will hear proposals to soften the leaf blower ban for residential use.
Landscapers Dan Gray and Fred DeVito use gas powered leaf blowers in Marblehead.