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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: (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 vacancy: Tuesday November 4, 2014.
Candidates seeking to be elected as Selectman 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 One and Five polling location to the School Administration Building at 146 Maple Street (entrance via driveway at 328 Lowell Street).
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)
Major renovation has begun on the Cary Memorial Building at 1605 Mass. Ave. (between the Town Office Building and the Police Station.) Space in the building is expected to be off-line for 15 months. Construction fencing is up and travel behind the building is now one-way only (coming from the Police Station side and exiting by the Post Office). (posted July 14, 2014)
The 2014 Trash and Recycling flyer has been mailed to all residents. It is also available online.
Lexington was named a 2014 Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists. (posted May 16, 2014)
Lexpress routes 1, 2, 3 and 4 have changed effective July 1, 2014.
(updated May 30, 2014)
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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