Week in Review: Feb. 19 to 25

A look back at the week that was in Lexington.

Coming off of the long, Presidents’ Day weekend, the schools started their vacation week and a few local teens got themselves into a bit of trouble.

On Sunday night, police responded to a report of underage drinking at the and found one kid lying down on the ground as his three friends attempted to flee the scene. After an ambulance arrived at the scene to check out the allegedly heavily intoxicated teen found on the ground, .

And then late Monday night, police were called to a loud house party on Wood Street and, in the course of breaking up the party, arrested and had a cruiser get dinged by a teen driving away.

Throughout the week, we posted videos of candidates for elected office speaking at the League of Women Voters Candidates’ Night last week. First came , then and finally came a few tricks of the trade from . 

In his weekly Tuesday report, Town Manager Carl Valente updated readers about the . 

The next morning was the debut of a new Patch column: . Look for it on Wednesdays.

We also kept tabs on the developing race to replace state Sen. Susan Fargo, D-Lincoln, in the Third Middlesex District, which includes parts of Lexington. To recap the week’s news: and are in, and Lexington resident from former state Sen. Carol Amick.

And, entering the weekend, we posted news of the , upcoming arts events like and an .


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