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Posted on: May 31, 2023

Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Community Meeting on June 8

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Do you bike or walk around town?  Do you wish there was a bike lane or sidewalk that would make your trip safer? The Town of Lexington is developing a Town-wide bicycle and pedestrian plan to:

  • Identify the needs and gaps in our biking and walking ...
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Posted on: May 30, 2023

National Gun Violence Awareness Day: June 2

White text on orange background reads June 2 is National Gun Violence Awareness Day

Every day, more than 120 Americans are killed by gun violence and more than 200 are shot and wounded, with an average of more than 17,000 gun homicides every year.

This Friday is National Gun Violence Awareness Day. The Select Board renews its commitment t...

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Posted on: May 17, 2023

No-Cost Curbside Compost Pilot Registration Now Open

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Registration for Lexington's curbside composting pilot program is now open. The program will allow 2,000 Lexington households to sign up for curbside pickup of food waste and other compostable items at no cost.

With compostable waste making up 35% of Lexin...

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Posted on: May 22, 2023

Adopt a Drain, Help the Mystic River Watershed

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An Adopt-a-Drain program is a volunteer program that helps keep our local environment clean and healthy. Participants sign up to adopt a drain (or drains!) and then check on that drain before and after heavy rain, wind, or snow. Anything that goes down th...

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Learn how to adopt a drain in your neighborhood. Home
Posted on: May 9, 2023

May Is Mental Health Month; Events and Resources Available

May is Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month in Lexington. Mental health is an important part of our overall well-being. Free and confidential resources are available in our community for people of all ages.

Throughout the month, we will be highlighting available resources ...

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Learn more about Mental Health Month... Home
Posted on: April 25, 2023

May Mode Shift Challenge

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Lexington is excited to be partnering with the 128 Business Council for this year's Mode Shift Challenge. 

Shifting to bike, walking, or public transit requires planning ahead. Let us help you do the planning necessary to actually start changing y...

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Get more details, sign up, and start shifting. Home
Posted on: December 21, 2022

Vaccine Clinics March - June

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Lexington Public Schools will be hosting vaccination clinics at least once a month throughout the school year. Get vaccinations for COVID and Flu, as well as "catch up" vaccinations - TDAP, MMR or Meningitis.

Lexington Public Schools Central Admi...

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Posted on: May 25, 2023

Medical Waste Disposal Event for Lexington Residents

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The Lexington Board of Health and Department of Public Works will be holding a medical waste disposal event:

Wednesday, June 75:00 to 7:00 PMTown Office Building1625 Massachusetts Ave.Rear parking lot - due to Police Station construction, you must...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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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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