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Memo to Streets Dept.: Rep. Dwight Evans has a complaint about a tree

State Rep. Dwight Evans has been using his Twitter feed -- @RepDwightEvans -- to send out pictures of damages and ways to get help in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. But he seems to be getting a little impatient, especially about a huge tree down in the 1600 block of Cliveden Street. Calling 3-1-1 apparently has not helped.

Memo to Streets Dept.: Rep. Dwight Evans has a complaint about a tree

State Rep. Dwight Evans tweets a complaint about the city not removing a downed tree after three days of calls.
State Rep. Dwight Evans tweets a complaint about the city not removing a downed tree after three days of calls.

State Rep. Dwight Evans has been using his Twitter feed -- @RepDwightEvans -- to send out pictures of damages and ways to get help in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.  But he seems to be getting a little impatient, especially about a huge tree down in the 1600 block of Cliveden Street.  Calling 3-1-1 apparently has not helped.

UPDATE, 3:55 pm: Evans is now communicating with 3-1-1 about getting the tree removed.

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