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Lexington Among Top 20 in Safest Towns List

The Safewise.com list, released last week, highlighted its commitment to the environment and focus on healthy activities.

Entering Lexington. Credit: Patch file photo
Entering Lexington. Credit: Patch file photo
Lexington was ranked No. 14 on a recent list of the 50 safest communities in Massachusetts.

The Safewise.com list, released last week, highlighted its commitment to the environment and focus on healthy activities. Safewise is a home security review resource.

Sudbury earned the top spot on the list. Newton was ranked No. 38.

"Excellent schools, a vibrant downtown center, and a strong tech and bio-pharmaceuticals industry make it a popular place to call home," said the report.

Safewise.com reported the following statistics for Lexington:
  • Violent crimes per 1,000 residents: .41
  • Property crimes per 1,000 residents: 7.06
mara bohn July 07, 2014 at 07:01 PM
could someone tell me where the vibrant town center is?
Wayne Wisner July 08, 2014 at 01:53 PM
They say it's that section of town where you can't park

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