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Pool Closing Tips 2017

September 11, 2017 

As the swimming season ends, the Department of Public Works is providing tips for draining pools and spas that will help minimize impacts to your neighbors and the environment.

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Hydrant Inspection/Flushing Information

July 17, 2017 

Beginning April 27, 2017 and continuing through Fall 2017 between the hours of 9:30 AM and 4:30 PM Monday through Thursday, fire department personnel will be conducting fire hydrant inspection and flushing throughout the city, weather permitting.

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Seasonal Leaf Blower Restrictions

July 7, 2017 

The seasonal ban on the use of gas-powered leaf blowers went into effect on Memorial Day and will last until Labor Day. One electric or battery-powered leaf blower of 65 decibels or less is allowed to be used per lot during this time period. There has been a substantial increase in the number of calls related to leaf blowers since this ordinance was passed by the City Council. Please click here to short flyer to summarize the new law for residents and landscapers (link). To read the ordinance in its entirety, go to http://www.newtonma.gov/civicax/filebank/documents/45829 section 13 paragraph h.

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