Friday, July 20, 2012
Lemonade for Children's Hospital, customer appreciation, music and more today in Lexington.
1. Wakeup with 2020 Vision: According to the town website, the 2020 Vision Committee is meeting at 7:45 a.m. this morning at the Town Office Building. 2. Chamber Summer Concert Series: Continues tonight, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the Visitor's Center lawn. The weekly concerts are free and open to the public; lawn chairs and picnic baskets are encouraged and those interested can check out entire lineup of performers for the 8-week series at www.lexingtonchamber.org. 3. RCN Announces Customer Appreciation Days with Perks: RCN Boston earlier this week announced the launch of Customer Appreciation Days, a month-long promotion aimed at connecting RCN customers with valuable perks simply for being RCN customers. For more information, click here…
Sunday, December 4, 2011
A look back at the week that was in Lexington.
Politics, Panera, police actions and a holiday festival grabbed headlines this week in Lexington. On Monday, residents, officials and Panera executives broke bread to mark the café’s opening after months of planning, renovations and procedural work. Late that night, a single vehicle struck a guardrail along Route 2 and was seriously injured. The driver died at the hospital early Tuesday morning, according to the Massachusetts State Police. Public Works crews and Patch bloggers were busy this week. Work to repair trip hazards along Lexington Center sidewalks began on the north side of Massachusetts Avenue and will head over to the south side in the days to come. From our Local Voices we heard conservation photographer Carmen Mandel’s story …
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
With construction well underway and a common victuallers license in hand, Panera's local management announced plans to open for business later this month.
Seconds after receiving a common victualler's license for to operate a Panera Bread in Lexington Center, local management for the national cafe/bakery chain answered the question on everyone's mind: It'll open at 6 a.m. Monday, Nov. 28. That's the timeline according to Steve Harron, general manager for the Lexington Center Location, who appeared before the Board of Selectmen earlier this week to lock up the common vic's license. Opening day had been a moving target for months now, and Harron said he's excited about getting down to business after a warm reception from the hundreds--and possibly thousands--of potential customers he met during the Lexington Retailers Association's annual Trick-or-Treat event last week. "Oh yea, very excited…
Friday, July 29, 2011
A video roundup of the area's latest developments for Friday, July 29.
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Panera Bread appears closer to claiming its slice of Lexington Center, officials said this week. As of Thursday, July 28, the bakery/cafe chain was a building inspector approval away from breaking bread at 1690 Massachusetts Avenue, the former home of clothing retailer Cohoes. Panera's arrival would add to an already hearty spread of breakfast, lunch and even dinner options in Lexington Center, and opinions are split about whether or not that's a good thing. So, with that in mind, we want to know, What do you think about the possible addition of Panera to the local cafe and restaurant scene? Will you patronize Panera or pass in favor of existing options?
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
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Today we told you William Raveis Real Estate is expanding its Lexington Center office into the former home of Waldenbooks, which currently has its windows covered, concealing the work inside. While putting together that piece, we learned a permit for Panera Bread, could be decided later today, moving forward Panera's plans to occupy a portion of the Cohoes building at 1690 Mass Ave. Panera had initially targed this month to get up and running, but a January timeframe is probably more likely, officials told Patch this spring. So, with that in mind, we want to know What kind of businesses would you all like to see in Lexington Center? Does the current makeup include too much of some things and not enough of another?