Hey, there! Log in / Register


By adamg - 4/20/24 - 9:34 pm

The Lexington Observer reports on the protest by - and arrests of - members of Extinction Rebellion Boston.

By adamg - 4/15/24 - 9:30 pm
Fifers in Lexington

Ron Newman took in the Patriots Day parade through Lexington today (alas, the recreation of the Battle of Old North Bridge was canceled due to flooding). Read more.

By adamg - 12/21/23 - 10:23 pm

Update: Thanks to a reader who is far more eagle-eyed, we've updated the story because there are three candidates from Massachusetts listed on that ballot.

Take a look at an official New Hampshire Democratic primary ballot and after you realize that Joe Biden isn't listed (because he believes New Hampshire has had more than its 15 minutes worth of first-primary-in-the-nation fame), you'll notice three candidates from Massachusetts: Perennial head-boot wearer and pony promiser Vermin Supreme of Rockport and Don Picard of Cambridge. Read more.

By adamg - 6/21/23 - 9:55 pm

Cambridge Day reports the city of Cambridge has sued the Lexington Planning Board over its approval of a 5.5-acre solar-panel project along Rte. 128 near Cambridge's Hobbs Brook Reservoir. Cambridge is asking a judge to "annul" the board's approval over the project's potential impact on the water supply, including the loss of roughly 1,000 trees.

By adamg - 5/8/23 - 5:32 pm
Tipped over dump truck

Tim had plenty of time to ponder the tipped-over dump truck on Rte. 128 north at Rte. 2 around 3:30 p.m., more than two hours after it lost verticality, because it jammed up the road like nobody's business. MassDOT reports the spill forced the shutdown of three lanes in each direction; State Police report there were injuries.

By adamg - 1/12/23 - 12:10 am

A senior technology officer at the Lexington-based US branch of Takeda Pharmaceuticals and her boyfriend were arrested Wednesday for allegedly setting up a fake consulting company that then billed Takeda for services it never actually provided. Read more.

By adamg - 11/4/22 - 11:16 am

A Lexington man already convicted for indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 faces arraignment today on a charge that he tried to pay for sex with two girls in a Waltham hotel yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 1/28/22 - 12:32 pm
The gathering of the bread

JJKrawczyk couldn't help but notice the gathering of the bread at the Lexington Stop & Shop this morning.

By adamg - 1/24/22 - 10:36 pm
Solar-panel enabled noise-barrier wall

Rendering via MassDOT.

MassDOT reports it's negotiated a deal with two solar companies to outfit an existing 3,000-foot stretch of noise-barrier wall along Rte. 128 northbound in Lexington with solar panels as a pilot to see if the walls can be used to generate solar power and reduce the state's carbon footprint. Read more.

By adamg - 11/23/21 - 5:40 pm
Big car fire on Rte. 2 at 128

KaZbek spotted this flaming car on the ramp from Rte. 2 west to Rte. 128 in Lexington around 3:30 p.m.

By bostonpads - 11/9/20 - 1:30 pm

The challenges faced by the Boston housing market have been well documented in 2020. The pandemic has caused massive shifts in urban population distribution in metropolitan areas all across the country, and Boston is no exception. It effectively took one of the nation’s hottest real estate markets and caused it to come to a grinding halt as apartment vacancies soar all over the city.

By adamg - 8/21/20 - 10:44 pm

WBZ reports a newly feral pig attacked a man in Lexington on Thursday.

By Ron Newman - 3/30/20 - 5:28 am

The page content will not surprise anyone, yet the headline is still painful to read on the Town of Lexington's website:

Patriots' Day 2020 Has Been Cancelled

That means no Paul Revere's ride, no battle re-enactments, no pancake breakfasts, no parades, no fifes and drums, no vigils, no Dawn Salute at the rude bridge in Concord -- none of it.

List of canceled events

By Ron Newman - 3/18/20 - 3:18 am

Artists' organizations in Newton, Lexington, and Somerville have all cancelled their Open Studios events that were scheduled for April and May weekends this year. Lexington's statement explains: Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/20 - 5:34 pm

Everett announced a 30-day shutdown for its schools, while Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Burlington, Lexington and Winchester said they are closing their schools for at least two weeks. Read more.

By adamg - 12/15/19 - 9:46 pm
Man on a penny farthing in Lexington

Eric Ballard spotted this penny-farthing rider today on the Minuteman Bikeway in Lexington, near the DPW.

By adamg - 4/15/19 - 9:14 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com has photos from last night's Lantern Ceremony at Old North Church. Sara Cuthbertson got up early to watch the battle on Lexington Green.

By adamg - 9/28/18 - 9:16 am

State Police report they are investigating a fatal crash around 3:45 a.m. on 128 north just past the Lexington service area - including trying to determine the identity of the man who died and what he was doing walking on the highway. Read more.

By adamg - 4/24/17 - 11:51 am

Lexington Burglary

Lexington Police have released video and photos of a pair of alleged yeggs they say broke into a house in Lexington on March 7 and then pawned stuff the same day in both Boston and Nashua.

If the guy in the tan jacket looks familiar, call them at 781-862-1212.

By adamg - 4/17/17 - 11:33 am
People at the annual recreation of the Battle of Lexington Green

Our own Ron Newman got up early this morning to take in the annual Battle of Lexington reenactment.

Subscribe to Lexington