By - 7/20/11 - 1:42 pm

Common Cause Massachusetts is hosting a Redistricting Olympics this summer. We will be taking citizen drawn Congressional, State House, and State Senate maps all summer, evaluating them, declaring a winner, giving out prizes and submitting the winning maps to the MA Legislative Redistricting Committee for consideration.

The purpose of the redistricting Olympics is threefold: to educate the public about the steps in the redistricting process,... Read more

By - 6/7/11 - 6:41 am

A movie company hired by the Tea Party Museum will film a re-creation of the Battle of Lexington on a field just west of Richmond, Va.

The Herald summons ye olde outrage over the moviemaking, set for next month. As the Herald notes, the Tea Party Museum is getting $21 million in Massachusetts tax subsidies.

On its site, LionHeart FilmWorks claims:

The concentration

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By - 10/22/10 - 7:46 am

Five Lexington firefighters who say they were incorrectly accused of shirking their responsibility to attend EMT re-training classes want the state to strike their names from its records on the scandal.

The five were among the first investigated by the state in an investigation into a scandal involving falsified certifications for EMT retraining. The Lexington firefighter in charge of retraining was charged with filling... Read more

By - 10/10/10 - 9:44 am
By - 9/30/10 - 2:47 pm


Leslee spotted the pair on Mass. Ave. in Lexington yesterday afternoon. Is there a pooper-scooper law for llamas?

Posted under this Creative Commons license and in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 9/13/10 - 3:28 pm

To preview your primary ballot for tomorrow, click on the link from the Secretary of State's website:
then enter your address and select a political party. It will show you what choices you'll have on tomorrow's primary ballot.

IMAGE(http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk143/nfsagan/Primary-Ballot.jpg)... Read more

By - 9/1/10 - 5:09 pm

The shadow knows!Lexington Police report the Watertown Savings Bank branch on Waltham Street was robbed yesterday - by the same pair that robbed it the day before:

A male with a knife, masked with a hooded sweat shirt and white scarf, baseball hat and gray sweat pants. A second subject

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By - 6/16/10 - 6:15 pm

Lexington Police are looking for a woman who walked into Grace Chapel during Sunday services and left two hours later with two paintings worth about $550 apiece.

She's described as white, 35 to 40, 5'3" with a large build and light brown hair, wearing a blue sweater, clam digger pants and sandals, and carrying a large Coach bag.... Read more

By - 4/19/10 - 5:13 pm


Greg Cook rose early today to take in the Patriots Day battle re-enactments in Lexington and Concord.... Read more

By - 8/3/09 - 5:45 pm

Georgy makes the ride from Somerville, discovers it's pretty cool. And has good sushi.

By - 6/2/09 - 10:50 pm

Dan Dunn, who lives in Arlington, is not at all happy with his state rep, Jay Kaufman, because Kaufman didn't just vote to make Sal DiMasi house speaker, he did so with relish - and then defended him when the Globe first started asking questions about Cognos:

... End of questions about his integrity, Jay? Really? A grand jury still has some questions. So

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By - 3/10/09 - 12:49 pm

Just a few months ago whilst on the way back from a weekend in Vegas with Adam, Kaz, The Zak and Swrrrly, UHUB-1 hit a pothole in one of the taxiways at Hanscom- causing my monocle to fall into Adam's glass of port, Swrrrly's Cuban cigar to nearly set the Alpacian leather on fire, and the door on The Zak's soundproof chamber to pop open.... Read more

By - 1/17/09 - 5:03 pm

Concord Academy graduate Lisa Halaby, known now as Queen Noor of Jordan, appeared on Morning Joe this week to discuss US foreign policy with respect to Israel and Palestinians in Gaza. Her thesis was,

"There needs to be a new approach by the US that is more balanced that holds both sides accountable for their

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By - 12/18/08 - 2:29 pm

Arlington and Lexington have already announced schools are closing between 10AM and noon tomorrow, 19-Dec. What towns are next?

Post your favorite snow closing resources here too:

By - 10/7/08 - 9:07 am

Channel 4 reports on the accident northbound near Rte. 2A around 6 a.m.:

State Police say two vehicles collided and one of them rolled over several times before landing in the grass near the breakdown lane. That driver was ejected and died. The other driver was not seriously hurt.

By - 10/6/08 - 5:20 pm

Michael Ball reports on the end of the judicial line for David Parker, the Lexington father who doesn't like the way Lexington public schools teach kids about sex and stuff.