Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The start of the tercentennial celebration? Minute Men facing down an inflatable tank? Rachel Dratch's improv advice to a graduating class? Let us know in the comments section below.
Wednesday, January 2
With 2012 now behind us, we'd like to know: What will you remember the most about 2012 in Lexington? Was it the start of the nine-month celebration of Lexington's 300th? Or the day a giant, inflatable tank rolled up on some re-enactors practicing on the Battle Green? Maybe the marathon Town Meeting of this spring, or the groundbreaking ceremony for a new Estabrook School? Perhaps it was Rachel Dratch's commencement speech, or the day Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman performed at a friend's book launch party? Let us know by posting a comment in the comments section below. Have a great New Year!
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Because who doesn’t love one of those ubiquitous end-of-the-year lists?
When it comes to baby names, the popular picks at one local hospital were pretty consistent with national trends in 2012. Over at Emerson Hospital in Concord and across the nation, according to BabyCenter.com, girls names this year had a certain retro chic, with classics like Emma, Sophia and Olivia claiming top spots on both lists. There was a bit more variety among boys born at Emerson and the most popular names among the nearly half-million parents who shared their children’s names with BabyCenter: William, Owen and Mason were the top three locally, yet only the latter cracks the Top 10 nationally. The most commonly given girls names have been more or less the same in recent years, and perhaps that’s because these popular names have…
Thursday, December 20, 2012
With the countdown to the Mayan apocalypse underway, we're asking - how would you spend your last day in Lexington?
We're pretty sure that the world isn't going to end on Dec. 21. But with all this hubbub over the Mayan 2012 prophecy, we have to ask: How would you spend your last day in Lexington, if you knew the world was coming to an end? Before you answer, we'd like you to pretend that depsite the looming apocalypse, all of Lexington's restaurants and hot spots remained open for business and the roads out of town were blocked off. Would you stay at home with your family? Would you head out one last time to order your favorite meal at a local restaurant? Would you catch the last performance of your favorite local band? Let us know in the comments section below.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
More than 100 turned out for the Evergreen Group's Chinese New Year celebration, which featured singing, dancing and demonstrations.
The Evergreen Group ushered in 2012, the Year of the Dragon, on Saturday, Feb. 4 with a Chinese New Year Celebration at Keilty Hall in St. Brigid’s. Also known as the Chinese Senior Support group, the Evergreen Group is a collection of Asian seniors that meets bi-monthly at the Lexington Senior Center. Its annual Chinese New Year celebrations feature a full program of entertainment, including Chinese Opera, ballroom dancing, tai chi demonstrations and vocal groups, according to Charlotte Rodgers, Lexington’s director of Human Services. A crowd of more than 100 turned out for this year’s celebration, which featured a welcome from the town by Rodgers and Selectman George Burnell.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Lexington's celebrity hairstylist, Naz Kupelian, tells us who wore his favorite 'dos last year and how you can achieve the look.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
With each New Year, some things change, and others stay the same. Celebrity hair stylist Naz Kupelian and his salon team have seen it all when it comes to hair this year — from hair feathers to colorful extensions to the super short haircuts sported by many celebrities. While Kupelian, a Lexington Patch blogger, happily bids farewell to some of this year’s trendier styles, he welcomes a few new classics to last into the New Year. Get these looks for yourself with the help of Kupelian’s how-to guide for this year’s top ten best styles: 1. The Messy-Chic Undone Braid - Carefree yet classy, the undone braid was a hit in 2011. This look is versatility at its best – special enough for a party, yet easy enough to pull off the morning after a …
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Town Manager Carl Valente shares his Top 10 Ways to get involved, stay informed and enjoy Lexington in 2012.
With the New Year upon us, here are my top 10 suggestions for Lexington residents to get involved, stay informed or simple enjoy our wonderful community: My best to all in 2012. Thank you for your ongoing support.
Sunday, January 1, 2012
Last week, we looked back on 2011. Now, we turn the focus forward and take a look at 2012. What will the big story in Lexington this year? Take our poll and let us know in the comments section below.
A new year starts today and with that comes the promise of endless possibilities and all sorts of stories as we look at what 2012 will hold for Lexington. From local, state and national elections to school building projects to preparing Lexington's tercentennial celebrations, there's a lot on tap for 2012 -- and that's not even getting into things like Busa Farms, a just-started Fire Department study or the set of significant zoning changes proposed for Lexington Center. We know we're only scratching the surface here. Ultimately, each individual likely will define the year's biggest story as that which had the most significant impact on his or her lives, be it a storm that knocks out power to a neighborhood, a sports team making a …
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It's a big year, this 2012. No, not because there is a movie spelling the world's doom, or even what's sure to be a high-intensity presidential election. It's a gigantic year because you can get involved and share all things Dedham like never before. We have certainly grown and changed since we started back in May 2010. So even if you think you know how to use Patch like a pro, here are some more tips. Here are 10 ways you can use Lexington Patch to stay informed - and more importantly, inform others.
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Join our Local Voices team and write on a topic of your choosing.
Our New Year's resolution at Lexington Patch is to bring even more interesting and local information to out readers, and you can help! Start a blog and become one of our Local Voices and share your thoughts, expertise and insights with your neighbors. Think of blogging like writing a letter to the editor, as often as you want on any topic. Or like a conversation among friends and neighbors. Or as a way to share your expertise on whatever you’re skilled at. Everyone’s got something to say, and we’d love for you to say it onLexington Patch. Got a political opinion? Want to share your weekly sermon or an inspirational story? Just want to make us laugh? Blog On the theme of the New Year, have you made any resolutions that you could use for a …
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Elizabeth Warren, who impressed Lexington Democrats in a surprise visit last month, is expected to announce Wendesday that she's running for the US Senate seat currently held by Republican Scott Brown, according to reports.
Lexington Democrats liked what they saw last month when Elizabeth Warren visited with a group of activists last month during a stop on her statewide listening tour. Warren, a Democrat and consumer advocate, is expected to officially announce today that she'll enter the race for the right to challenge Republican Scott Brown for the US Senate seat he's held since his surprising win in the 2010 special election. A Warren spokesman told the Associated Press a formal announcment will come today, Sept. 14, but local dems have been awaiting the news since Warren impressed at a private residence on Aug. 16. “I think she’s the first candidate on our side who has really excited the activists, and I think that’s a great thing," Robert Peters, co-…