Archives & Public Records

Guidelines for Access

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has updated the Public Records Regulations, 950 CMR 32, as of January 1, 2017. They have also published A Guide to the Massachusetts Public Records Law (PDF).

The Town of Lexington provides online access to many Town public records, both recent and historical, as well as providing records in response to specific public records requests.

For Lexington Public Schools public records, visit their website.

Public Records Available Online

Public records available online include:

View a more extensive list of available public records.

Requesting Public Records

If you cannot find the public records you want in the resources above, or by searching our Records Repository, you can request public records from the Town.

You can request records by filling out our online request form, or by contacting the appropriate Record Access Officer. You can request records in person, by mail, or by email. Phone requests for public records are not accepted.

If you are not certain who to contact with your request, you can either use our online form for your request, or contact the Assistant Town Manager.

Record Access Officers

View a list of Record Access Officers for the City's various departments.

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