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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 scheduled for Saturday, October 25, 2014 - Influenza Vaccines will be available for Lexington residents at the Jonas Clarke Middle School gymnasium on October 25 from 10:00am to 1:00 as either an injection (shot) or by intranasal mist or nasal spray (“Flumist”). The way to Clarke Middle School is from Waltham Street to Brookside Ave. Lexington residents three years and older are eligible to be vaccinated at the Flu clinics as long as supplies last. 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 (posted September 26, 2014)

Helicopter Flyovers
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 selectmen@lexingtonma.gov for additional information. (posted September 8, 2014)

Upcoming Elections: [Where do I vote?] (posted October 8, 2014)
>General Election: Tuesday, November 4, 2014
        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.   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. 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).   

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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Lexington, Massachusetts
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