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Old 09-17-2013, 09:46 PM
doobs41378 doobs41378 is online now
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Brookline, MA..Illegal to use a leaf blower

Have to love the peoples republic of Massachusetts...

http://www.boston.com/yourtown/news/...er_violat.html
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Old 09-17-2013, 10:11 PM
DEPENDABLE LANDSCAPING DEPENDABLE LANDSCAPING is offline
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Welcome to mass!!
Officers have nothing better to do than hassle landscapers!
Fortunately the officer filed an incorrect report so charges will be dropped.
Brrokline is an affluent area but I'm sure they have bigger fish to fry.
It amazes me how people in this state just live to bust each others balls over the most rediculous and petty things. But yet I continue to live here!
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Old 09-18-2013, 05:55 AM
RussellB RussellB is online now
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So how do they clean walkways and parking lots from May 15 to Sept? Push broom? You'd think the towns folk would protest the added expence for labor to sweep up after themselves.
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Old 09-18-2013, 06:50 AM
DEPENDABLE LANDSCAPING DEPENDABLE LANDSCAPING is offline
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Luckily I live on the cape where people have a bit more common sense.
But yes in Brookline they are supposed to sweep debris off hard surfaces.
How many guys are using they're mowers to create a sand storm up there on hard surfaces?
Ps. I know the officers are doing they're duty. But come on lawmakers!
Get your heads out of your rear ends.
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Old 10-12-2013, 09:05 PM
GARRETTWOOD GARRETTWOOD is offline
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What a joke, bust the ass of working people. Why even come up with such a nonsense law, are there not real laws to enforce.
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Old 10-12-2013, 09:20 PM
Weekend cut easymoney Weekend cut easymoney is online now
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Had a lady several years ago tell me I needed to use a broom, I told her it would be 10 bucks more...she couldn't understand why....I told her it was, all about how much time and effort it takes...
She tells me I outta stop using blowers as they are loud...I tell her I could use scissors or a scythe on the grass to reduce the noise...no more mowing for her...
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