The days got a little bit shorter the beginning of this week, as Daylight Saving Time ended Sunday, Nov. 6.
On Monday, we got the week started with local photog Sue Bruce's photos from Saturday’s townwide trick-or-treating and a bit of winter health advice from Youville Place. And Sunday into Monday, news broke that a pair of young men from Lexington were among the frat members charged in a drug bust at the University of New Hampshire.
Patch columnist Denise Dube provided coverage of a Civil Rights discussion over the weekend and, Monday night, the Board of Selectmen revealed a plan for townwide storm debris collection, among other business.
On Tuesday, we told you about Concord Selectman Greg Howes’ plans to kick off his campaign for the Third Middlesex Senate District, which includes parts of Lexington. And also that four of five selectmen support the Bridge and Bowman project Town Meeting will take up tomorrow night.
Local management this week announced the Panera Bread in Lexington Center will open at 6 a.m. on Nov. 28 and, on Wednesday, columnist Hank Manz shared the story of Boy Scouts leading an effort to clear the bikeway of storm debris.
The Lexington Education Foundation held its annual Trivia Bee this week, with the EGgHeads team defending its championship crown. And the School Committee unanimously agreed to move forward with a plan for cars and construction vehicles to access Estabrook Elementary School off Grove Street, not Robinson Road, while the new school is being built.
White bicyclists and chevrons were painted on town streets this week as a reminder for motorists to share Worthen Road and Spring Street with cyclist and LexFUN’s first Holiday Marketplace attracted dozens of vendors and families Thursday night at St. Brigid’s.
Meanwhile, Abbott & Company, a new CPA firm specializing in small businesses, introduced itself to Lexington by hosting an open house at 10 Muzzey St. that same night.
On Friday, Veterans Day ceremonies moved inside Cary Hall after the parade was cancelled due to forecasts predicting rain through 9 a.m. and expectations of soggy grounds on the Battle Green. And Denise Dube spent some time over at the VFW.
Also on Friday, Patch began sharing holiday advice from Lexington businesses, with several suggestions for spicing up Thanksgiving with recipes from the executive chef of Margaritas.