Saturday, January 5, 2013
The Patriots are on a bye week but there is still a lot of football action this weekend. Find out where to catch games in the Lexington area.
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are back in the playoffs and will be in search of their fourth Super Bowl title since 2002. The Patriots clinched a playoff spot and ended the season with a 12-4 record. Also, thanks to their Dec. 10 win over the Houston Texans (also a 12-4 team), the Pats earned a bye in the first round of the playoffs. While there will not be a Patriots game this weekend, there will still be plenty of action. It's also a good chance to watch the upcoming competition. To see how the Patriots stack up aginst potential second-round opponents, check out this video on Patriots.com. Games this weekend (Wildcard) AFC NFC Where to watch in the Lexington area: There are a number of local places to catch the game. Here are …
Monday, February 6, 2012
What were your favorite ads from Super Bowl 46? Take our poll or share your pick in the comments section below.
The Patriots’ last-minute drive wasn’t the only thing that fell short last night during Super Bowl 46. This year’s lineup of advertisements was like Gronk’s ankle: questionable. And today, as the Monday morning quarterbacks out there rehash Tom Brady’s imperfections, plenty of casual fans around coffee shops and water coolers will be dissecting the commercials, as well. While the immediate reaction was that this year’s ads collectively didn’t stack up against some storied lineups from the past, a few have been garnering positive reviews across the interwebs. Bud Light, for instance, played to both frat boys and animal lovers in its ad featuring Weego, a rescue dog who brings cold ones when called. And the brown M&M scored points for …
Sunday, February 5, 2012
We know you're going to be watching the Patriots take on the New York Giants tonight for all the marbles. So why not snap a pic and show how much Lexington loves the New England Patriots.
On Super Bowl Sunday, football diehards and casual observers everywhere gear up for the big game. But with the Patriots playing for the NFL, we expect fans in these parts to go the extra mile. With that in mind, we want to see what you, your friends and your family (and that random dude who won't stop talking about Tedy Bruschi) are doing to support the hometown Patriots tonight against the New York Giants. We realize that there are fans, and then there are fans. And we're good with that. Show us your vintage Pat Patriot Ts, AFC Championship snapbacks and Super Bowl spreads. Watching the game at home, at the bar or out with friends? Show us what you got. Your people over the top? Awesome. We want to see faces painted, four-year-old …
Thursday, February 2, 2012
A roundup of the goings on this weekend in and around Lexington.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do this weekend. Lexington Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities you'll want to take part in this weekend in Lexington and beyond. 1. Seussical, Jr. Where/When: Jonas Clarke Middle School, 17 Stedman Rd, Lexington; 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3; 1 and 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 4 Why Go: Come see some of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination—Jojo—in Lynn Ahren’s and Stephen Flaherty’s Seussical, Jr. Under the direction of Alyson Brown, Clarke Middle School students will bring us into the …
Saturday, January 21, 2012
The AFC's No. 1 seed, your New England Patriots, host the Baltimore Ravens tomorrow in the AFC Championship. At stake is a trip to the Super Bowl.
There's no shortage of storylines heading into Sunday's AFC Championship matchup between the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens at Gillette Staduim. From Ravens defenders popping off in their typical fasion (we're looking at you, Bernard Pollard) to the Patriots pushing to punctuate a remarkable season dedicated to Myra Kraft, the late beloved wife of Patriots owner Robert Kraft, there's fodder aplenty for commentators, tweeps and fans following tomorrow's tilt. At stake tomorrow is a the right to represent the AFC in the Super Bowl. It would be the Patriots fifth trip to the big game in the 10 seasons since the improbable beginning to the Brady-Belichick during 2001-2002. And standing in their way are the Ravens, a defense-first …
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Share your opinion in the comments.
Tom Brady shook off an early and unusual turnover to throw for a record 517 yards, including a totally insane 99-yard touchdown pass to Wes Welker, as the Patriots topped the Miami Dolphins, 38-24, in Monday night’s season opener. The New England offense looked in midseason form, with running backs totaling more than 100 yards on the ground and both Welker and versatile tight end Aaron Hernandez tallying triple digits through the air, according to ESPN. But the defense had high and low points: While an improved defensive line ramped up the pressure, receivers Brandon Marshall and Davone Bess predictably exposed a mediocre secondary. So, with that in mind, we want to know, What were your takeaways from the Patriots season opener?
Monday, September 12, 2011
Transportation plans, public meetings and more today in Lexington.
1. The Hartwell Avenue Transportation Plan and transportation policy and planning are on the agenda of a joint meeting between the Board of Selectmen and Planning Board, which is scheduled for 6 p.m. this evening at the Town Office Building. 2. After the joint meeting, the BOS will proceed with its regular Monday meeting, for which agenda items include the introduction of a Code Red notification system, Center Field turf evaluation and a lease extension for the Busa Farms property. 3. Other public meetings posted on the town website for today include the Sidewalk Committee at 11 a.m. at the Town Office Building, the Lexington Council for the Arts at 7 p.m. at Cary Memorial Library and the EDCO Collaborative at 4 p.m. at its Waltham office…
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
One woman finds ways to support cancer research for children and adults.
Kyle James of Concord learned the power of a smile the hard way - she witnessed Savanna, her four-year old granddaughter, smile while recovering from cancer. James knew doctors had given her a 20 percent chance of survival. Diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma, a rare form of bone or soft tissue cancer, Savanna underwent surgery at Boston's Children's Hospital to remove a five-inch diameter of her skull and the tumor beneath it. Savanna was treated with six weeks of radiation and 42 weeks of chemotherapy at Boston's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute before having to wear a protective helmet for a year. She is 10 now and has been cancer free for four years. "Seeing Savanna smile through it all gave me the motivation to raise money for others living …
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Group looks to "raise" McHugh Barn with Patriots' Day Appeal.
The following is a press release from the Friends of Minute Man National Historical Park. When community support was most needed, our 17th and 18thCentury communities would often come together in mutual support to raise the rafters of a new barn. This Patriot’s Day, the Friends of Minute Man National Park are conducting a symbolic community “barn raising” of their own. Heavy snows this past winter resulted in the roof collapse of the McHugh barn, located adjacent to historic Hartwell Tavern in Minute Man National Historical Park. The barn is a beautiful historic structure, parts of which date back to 1830. But equally important, it is a center for educational programs and activities conducted by both National Park staff and the dedicated …