April 6, 2016

Group Finds Constructive, Win-Win Approach to Roaring of Leaf Blowers

To the editor:

It’s spring! There are crocuses, daffodils, sweet birdsong — and the roaring of leaf blowers.

There have been many attempts to deal with leaf blower noise in Princeton in the past, but they have had no significant effect. Now a group of Princeton residents has developed a constructive, win-win approach to this distressing problem. We are identifying landscapers who are willing to do lawn maintenance without leaf blowers, and we are providing information to residents to let them know that they have a new option.

Would you like to decrease the noise of leaf blowers in your neighborhood? If so, e-mail Quiet Princeton for information: QuietPrinceton@verizon.net.

Phyllis Teitelbaum 

For Quiet Princeton, Hawthorne Avenue