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Irene's Aftermath: Clean Up Continues in Arlington

Though downgraded to tropical storm, what was once Hurricane Irene still managed to cause plenty of trouble around town.

had a busy day on Sunday, as crews combed the streets of the town dealing with downed tree limbs and broken wires as a result of tropical storm Irene.

Public Works Diretor Michael Rademacher said there were “a lot” of trees down, but could not yet quantify how many.

“We’re dealing with it as expeditiously as we can,” he said.

. Carol Beggy said there were a couple of tree limbs down and she lost power for bit in Arlington Heights.

“Nothing major so far, but it’s howling,” Beggy wrote on Twitter

Sgt. Sean Kiernan, of the , said there had been no major incidents beyond tree down around town.

“No injuries, no major property damage,” he added.

Police and Public Works officials are expected to provide more details about the aftermath of tropical storm Irene on Monday. Check back on Arlington Patch for details as they become available.

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