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Hurricane Sandy in Arlington, Monday Night Update

Here is the latest on Hurricane Sandy for Arlington residents.

  • Schools closed Tuesday: Arlington schools will be closed on Tuesday, Oct. 30, as the DPW needs time to remove fallen trees and limbs throughout town.
  • Latest forecast: Hurricane Sandy is supposed to weaken in the Boston area Monday night into Tuesday morning, according to the latest forecast.
  • Stay off the roads: The town is urging residents to stay off the roads, for their own safety and that of public safety and public works crews.
  • Special trash instructions for Tuesday: Monday’s trash route will be collected Tuesday morning, Oct. 30. However, due to the heavy winds overnight, residents are asked to bring out their trash, recycling and yard waste in the morning, no later than 8:30 a.m., when JRM will begin collection. Please secure containers at the curb as best you can. There is a one-day delay of trash collection for all routes for the rest of the week.
  • Charging stations in town: The town will open three locations where residents without power can charge cell phones and other mobile devices Tuesday. Robbins Library, 700 Mass. Ave. (10 a.m. to 9 p.m.), Fox Library, 175 Mass. Ave. (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and Senior Center, 27 Maple St. (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.).
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Cantafordcambridgemovetoarlington October 30, 2012 at 03:57 PM
Can I use my leaf blower?
John October 30, 2012 at 06:32 PM
why not, there isn't a law against it.
Susan Gamble December 11, 2012 at 04:45 PM
Hope most Arlington residents avoided most of the heavy storm damage. Just wanted to say that if anyone needs and painting or roofing assistance post-Sandy free to give us a ring at Olympic. We are currently offering complimentary roofing and painting estimates for all of those affected by Sandy, (www.olympicpainting.com/painting-arlington-ma). We would be more than happy to take a look at your storm damage.

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