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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Ongoing Residential Cyclical Inspections

The Massachusetts Department of Revenue requires the Assessor's Office to visit each property in town at least once every 10 years. These visits, called "cyclical inspections" are not coordinated with building permits. They are done nei...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Fire Safety Reminder!

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Most of Massachusetts is experiencing "significant" to "critical" drought conditions which has created ELEVATED FIRE DANGER across most of the Commonwealth! Please do your part to prevent wildfires by:

  • Being extra careful with campfires...
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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Massachusetts is in a Drought! Tips for Saving Water

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When in Drought or Not - Please Do Your Part! 

Outdoor Water Use

  1. Limit lawn watering, especially during a drought
  2. Minimize landscape water needs through water-smart landscaping principles
  3. Minimize your use of water outdoors.&...
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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Majority of State Experiencing Ongoing Drought Conditions

Lexington, a Department of Environmental Protection Northeast Regional Office (DEP NERO) Community, remains in a drought. As such, photos of a dry perennial stream taken after May 1, 2022, may not be used to overcome the presumption of its perennial statu...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Conserve Water and Save Money, Order a Rain Barrel by August 30

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Lexington is once again partnering with Great American Rain Barrel to offer residents rain barrels at a discounted price with convenient in-town pick-up.  You must Order by August 30. 

How to Order and Pick Up Your Rain Barrel 

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Therapy Available to Residents Through Partnership With Eliot Community Human Services

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The Human Services Department is partnering with Eliot Community Human Services to offer dedicated counseling services to Lexington residents at the Lexington Community Center, or virtually if needed. Christina Wong and Baylee Fairhurst will be providing ...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Voluntary Outdoor Water Use Restriction in Place Through Oct. 14

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The Select Board has authorized a voluntary restriction on any outdoor water use between the hours of 5:30 AM and 8:30 AM daily through October 14, 2022.

 

Lowering our peak water usage helps the Town better manage flow and ensure...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

THE POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS MOVED TO 173 BEDFORD ST.

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At the Spring Town Meetings, an article was passed to renovate and expand the current police station. This construction will begin this Fall.

As a first step, the Police Department moved to 173 Bedford St. This is the building that housed the Fire Headquar...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Affordable Housing Lottery for Waterstone of Lexington

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21 affordable housing apartments for residents age 62 or older. Application deadline October 5 at 5:00 PM.

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Information for September 6 Primary Election

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Saturday, 8/27, last day to register to vote in this election. Monday, 8/29, last date to request a mail-in ballot. Early in-person voting 8/27 - 9/2.

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

How would YOU invest $500,000 of Public Money?

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The Town’s first-ever Participatory Budgeting (PB for short) cycle has kicked off, and we need YOUR ideas for how to invest $500,000!

PB is a process where a certain amount of public money is set aside for the community to directly decide how it&...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Learn About YOUR Local Government at the 2022 Citizens Academy

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Ever wonder what your tax dollars are used for? Curious about what it takes to deliver the services needed to keep our community moving? Join us for the 2022 Citizens Academy!

  • Begins Thursday, September 8, 2022
  • Approximately 10 sessions (some in-person, som...
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Posted on: July 21, 2022

NEW Suicide & Crisis Hotline Number: Call 9-8-8

988 Suicide and Crisis Hotline

All you have to do is call 988, and you'll be connected to someone who can help. 

It's free and confidential

It's not just for people thinking about suicide — it's for anyone who is ne...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

What's Where on Our New Website

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We redesigned the main menu links at the top of the page when we created the new website.

We now have information for Residents and Businesses, along with a How Do I... megamenu.

Many of the things people are looking for are now under How...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Bylaw Regulating Landscape Equipment is Now In Effect

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A bylaw regulating noise from landscape maintenance equipment in Lexington during certain times is now in effect. The bylaw also places seasonal restrictions on gas-powered leaf blowers (GLB), with an eventual phase-out of GLBs by 2025 for commercial land...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Water Meter Replacement Program; Expect a Postcard in the Mail

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The Town is replacing a majority of the water meters in Lexington. This replacement is free for the home or business owner. It is being paid for with Town funds.

See a video about the water meter project.

Replacement of "large" water meters (large...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Precinct 7 and 9 Voters: Your voting location has changed

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As of June 27, 2022, the voting locations for Precincts 7 and 9 have been changed.

Both precincts will vote at the Lexington Community Center on 39 Marrett Road:

  • Precinct 7 – Exercise Studio on the lower level
  • Precinct 9 – Dining Room on ...
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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Police Department Exam August 20

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The Lexington Police Department is committed to having a diverse and professional police force that reflects the community it serves.

There are currently 4 immediate entry level openings available. We are currently not accepting applications for l...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Music in Emery Park

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The Chamber of Commerce Summer Concert Series returns to Lexington starting July 1. Enjoy live music in Emery Park every Friday during the Summer! 

Bring a picnic or grab takeout from a local restaurant and enjoy Lexington Center! 

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Find Out What's Happening!

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We currently have a number of newsletters you can subscribe to, including two for town-wide news:

Link to Lexington, our weekly digest of news, programs and announcements

Town News & Alerts, which comes out whenever there's something timely to ...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Command Staff Members Attend Prestigious Leadership Training

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As a result of a program improvement request (PIR) to the budget to focus on senior management development, Captain John Mazerall and Lieutenant Colleen Dunbar recently graduated from the Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP). SMIP is a program of...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Officers Participate in Active Assailant Training

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Detective Lieutenant Dunbar and Detective Evelyn participated in a training seminar with representatives from Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP).  The seminar was held at Temple Emunah and focused on multiple security matters ranging from build...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Fall Registration Opens August 23rd

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Fall Registration for Lexington Recreation and Community Programs will open on Tuesday, August 23 at 6:00 AM.

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Graffiti in our Parks

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The Community Parks have been experiencing an uptick and consistent graffiti vandalism since the spring.  The restrooms, trash barrels, Skate Park, and Town Pool at the Center Recreation Complex and the play equipment and poured in place safety s...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Early Voting will be Available for September 6, 2022 Primary Election

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On June 22, 2022, the Governor signed the "VOTES Act" which permits early voting by MAIL for all future elections.  In addition, in-person Early Voting will be available for the September 6, 2022 Election.  Download the Flyer f...

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Information for September 6, 2022 State Primary Town Clerk

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