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2014 Town Holidays: (municipal offices closed, Lexpress does not operate, compost facility closed, trash & recycling collection delayed)
1/1/14 - New Year's Day
1/20 - M.L.King Birthday
2/17 - Presidents' Day
4/21 - Patriots' Day
5/26 - Memorial Day
7/4 - Independence Day
9/1 - Labor Day
10/13 - Columbus Day
11/11 - Veterans' Day
11/27 - Thanksgiving Day
12/25 - Christmas Day
News & Events
Family flu clinic on Wednesday, November 5, 2014,
|Diamond Middle School Cafeteria 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Injectable Influenza Vaccine (Flu Shot) available for:
- All those 3 years of age and older
- Adults who are pregnant
Intranasal Influenza Vaccine (Flu Mist) available for:
- Those 3-49 years of age who are
healthy and not pregnant
Future flu clinic schedule:
- December 3, 2014 (Wednesday): Public Clinic (Ages 3+) 4:00-7:00PM
Flu Shot vaccine & “Flumist” - LHS Media Room, 251 Waltham Street
- December 8, 2014 (Monday): Public Clinic (Ages 3+) 5:00- 7:00 PM
Flu Shot & “Flumist” - Katahdin Woods Apartment Complex Community Room, 1 Katahdin Drive
- January 7, 2015 (Wednesday): Public Clinic (Ages 3+) 5:00- 7:00 PM
Flu Shot - Avalon at Lexington Hills Community Room, 1000 Main Campus Drive
Don’t get the flu, don’t spread the flu, and get vaccinated. For further information, contact the Office of Community Development, Health Division, Gerard Cody, Health Director at 781-698-4503. If you would like more information on the Flu and Flu Vaccine, please visit www.mass.gov/flu and www.flu.gov
Upcoming Elections: [Where do I vote?] (posted October 23, 2014)
> General Election: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - Warrant
Specimen Ballots: Precincts 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 Precincts 3, 8, 9
> Special Town Election to fill Board of Selectman and School Committee vacancies:
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - Warrant Specimen Ballot
The polls are open in Lexington on Election Day from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Polling locations - Note new Polling location for Precincts 1 and 5 at School Administration Building at 146 Maple Street (entrance via driveway at 328 Lowell Street).
Beginning the week of October 20 there will be a contractor inspecting our overhead transmission lines and poles via helicopter. These inspections are typically done between 7AM and 5PM, 7 days a week, weather permitting. These detailed inspections will require the flight crew to closely hover or circle around each structure for several minutes.
The Board of Selectmen and Town Manager are seeking volunteers for a number of Town committees. The Selectmen are looking for broader participation from diverse segments of the community. We hope you will consider bringing your talents to one of these committees. Please contact the Selectmen’s Office at 781-688-4580 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information. (posted September 8, 2014)
USAF Heritage of America Band-Langley Winds Concert - 7:30 pm Thursday, November 6, 2014 in Lexington High School auditorium - free. These 18 wonderful musicians are part of the larger USAF Heritage of America Band that gave a concert in Cary Hall this past April. The November 6 concert will be a completely different program by this smaller ensemble.
The Town of Bedford is slip-lining of their sewer line on Bedford Street, from the Route 95 ramps to the Westview Cemetery beginning September 8, 2014. Lexington Police and DPW staff are working to address traffic impacts of this project in Lexington. However, please expect delays as there will be lane closures for a significant portion of the project, expected to take 75 days. Please seek alternate routes if possible and plan accordingly.
Prepare for severe weather, natural disasters and other emergency events as part of the "Together We're Ready - Massachusetts Prepared" campaign. (posted August 6, 2014)
- Check out online resources on the Mass. Dept. of Public Health website.
- Log onto the CodeRed website to add cellphone numbers or emails to this Emergency Notification System.
- Contact Region 4A MRC Volunteer Coordinator Catherine Corkery to find out more about assisting with non-medical as well as medical needs in the community as part of Lexington's Medical Reserve Corps.
Engineering Construction Project Updates
On March 11, Town Offices moved to Voice over IP (VoIP) phones. You can directly dial the new 5-digit extensions using 781-69x-xxxx.
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