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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
Upcoming Elections: [Where do I vote?] (posted July 29, 2014)
>State Primary Tuesday, September 9, 2014 – Warrant - Specimen Ballot
>General Election: Tuesday, November 4, 2014
>Special Town Election to fill Board of Selectman and School Committee vacancies :
Tuesday November 4, 2014. Candidates seeking to be elected as Selectman or
School Committee member must "run" for office following procedures on the
Special Town Election page. Guide to Seeking Elected Office in Lexington 2014.
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. In preparation for the scheduled renovations to the Cary Memorial Building, the Board of Selectmen voted to move the Precinct 1 and 5 polling location to the School Administration Building at 146 Maple Street (entrance via driveway at 328 Lowell Street).
Community Center Groundbreaking - Please join us on Thursday, September 11, 2014 for the groundbreaking for Lexington's first Community Center. (posted Aug. 27, 2014)
Lexpress fall schedule started Monday, August 25. Routes 1, 3, 5 begin at 6:35AM. There are no 7:30AM routes departing from Depot Square. (posted August 27, 2014)
Select a design for Grain Mill Alley (on Mass. Ave. between Bank of America and Hammond Realty) on Thursday, September 11 at 7 p.m. at the Depot building on Depot Square. GroundViewDesign consultants will bring design concepts for review and comment. The goal is to create a public space that will enliven the Center and cultivate the fun and creative spirit reflective of our community.(posted August 25, 2014)
Construction update for Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement project:
- For information about lane closures beginning Tuesday, September 2, please visit the website at www.mass.gov/massdot/rt2i95bridges.
- Traffic will be maintained at all times on I-95 and Route 2 during this work. (updated August 27, 2014)
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.
Mosquitoes in Belmont tested positive for West Nile Virus. The Public Health Division has scheduled informational seminars about mosquitoes and ticks, and how to protect yourself from the diseases they carry. More information about mosquitoes and ticks is available on Lexington's Health Division page. You can find information and instructional videos on the Mass. Dept. of Public Health’s tick and mosquito page. Treatment of catch basins with mosquito larvicide will occur in Lexington the last two weeks in July. (updated July 25, 2014)
The 2014 Trash and Recycling flyer has been mailed to all residents. It is also available online.
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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