Don't drink and drive.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Friday, July 20, 2012
Massachusetts State Police will hold a sobriety checkpoint this weekend in Middlesex County, which includes Lexington. The checkpoint will be start Saturday, July 21 and end the next day. In line with standard practice, State Police are not releasing the location and times of the checkpoint. "The purpose is to further educate the motoring public and strengthen the public’s awareness to the need of detecting and removing those motorists who operate under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs from our roadways. It will be operated during varied hours, the selection of vehicles will not be arbitrary, safety will be assured, and any inconveniences to motorists will be minimized with advance notice to reduce fear and anxiety," a State Police …
A wanted Manz in our midst and mild musings on Independence Day.
Our Town Manager Carl Valente said Interim Fire Chief Keith Hoyle, formerly of Amherst and Franklin, was sworn in at 10 a.m. this morning by Town Clerk Donna Hooper. "We're fully covered," Carl said of the upcoming July 4th weekend. "I met his wife Lisa and personally thanked her for sharing him with us for the next few months," Carl said. Mary Middlemiss, we already thanked you, but it bears repeating. Have a great and safe holiday. All the events are listed on Patch -- and the Town's community calendar. Posted at 5:45 a.m. ... Last week Kay, the mom of a friend, asked why Selectmen Chairman Hank Manz's face was all over the newspapers. Kay, you're not alone. Hank said a lot of people had similar comments about his resemblance to one a …