Thursday, March 7, 2013
A winter storm warning and a wind advisory is in effect for Lexington.
Although initial forecasts predicted mostly rain for the Boston area, Lexington residents woke up to snow falling but not necessarily accumulating this morning. So, how much snow will Lexington get? Forecasters have said that this will be a prolonged storm that will last throughout the day today and into tomorrow morning. When all is said and done, the Lexington area can expect 3-6 inches, according to WHDH. In the WHDH Weather Blog, Meteorologist Jeremy Reiner says snow will be steady along and east of I-95. Areas west of I-95 will see patchy snow this morning and more steady precipitation later today. By tonight, Reiner says everyone can expect "widespread-steady snow." Looking for more Lexington news? Follow Lexington Patch on …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Our favorite photos from the winter storm affectionately known as Nemo. And a look ahead as the town returns to normal.
Despite getting nearly two feet of snow, Lexington fared fairly well: Power outages were isolated, the streets are clear and the sidewalks are getting there; school’s back in session and the rest of the town has almost returned to normal. The snow began falling late Friday morning and just about 24 hours later, the town sat under a two-foot blanket of fluffy white snow. Residents documented the accumulation and after-effects in two-dozen photos uploaded to Patch. A few favorites are posted to your right, and you can see the whole gallery here. Lexington officials, in town-wide communications, phone calls and emails, reported that local cooperation with Gov. Deval Patrick’s travel ban and the town’s parking ban aided efforts to keep the …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Stay connected on up-to-date information about closings, cancellations, forecasts and more.
Check here for updates from Patch, public safety personnel and residents as Massachusetts rides out the Blizzard of 2013.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Elderly neighbors may need an extra helping hand during the wintry weather, like the kind the storm named Nemo is expected to bring.
With expectations of snow pelting down and piling up over the next day or so, a deliberate act of kindness could be invaluable in helping to keep an older adult safe over the next few days. Here’s a short list of ways to offer a bit of help to an aging neighbor who might be in need of some support: Even if you don't know your neighbor by name, chances are he or she would welcome your friendly “check in” and assistance. So don’t be shy, commit a act of neighborly kindness. Tell us: How are you helping your neighbors or family members during this storm? Is our list missing a tip or suggestion. Add it in the comments!
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know on Feb. 8 in Lexington.
1. Closures and Cancellations: The Lexington Public Schools, town offices, Cary Memorial Library, Senior Center are all closed today. The League of Women Voters has cancelled its First Friday Forum on the state budget, which was scheduled for this morning. Meanwhile, the Historical Society's Rum and Revolution Cronin Lecture, originally scheduled for this evening, has been postponed to March 1. 2. Trash Pickup: There will be curbside collection today; however, the town is requesting all residents take in their empty barrels by 1 p.m. 3. Gov. Patrick Weighs In: In advance of the storm, Gov. Deval Patrick held a press conference Thursday evening advising all "non-emergency" government employees to stay home from work today because of the …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
In advance of an impending blizzard, the Lexington Public Schools and Cary Memorial Library will be closed Friday. Town activities are also cancelled for Saturday and Sunday.
According to a notices on the Lexington Public Schools website and on the Cary Memorial Library's twitter feed, both the schools and library will be closed on Friday, Feb. 8 in anticipation of a snow storm that could cover Lexington and the surrounding areas under up to two feet of snow. The announcement, posted to the school website, says: Due to the impending snow storm, all schools and offices will be closed Friday, Feb. 8. Only essential personnel are to report to work. All school and town activities are canceled for Saturday and Sunday. Cary Memorial Library will be closed on Friday. More storm information will be available on the Town of Lexington website. Please note that every effort will be made to post update storm related …
Friday, December 28, 2012
A second storm is headed to the area and could make driving hazardous on Saturday.
Updated, Friday, 1:15 p.m.: An updated forecast from WCVB is calling for 12-14 inches of snow to fall between Boston and Worcester by Sunday at 6 a.m. --- A second storm of the week is headed toward New England and could dump more snow onto the area on Saturday. 7News meteorologists are predicting Lexington to get between 2 to 4 inches of snow in the storm that is expected to start on Saturday afternoon and spread into the early hours of Sunday. The good news is that snow removal shouldn’t be a backbreaking endeavour. CBSBoston’s Todd Gutner said the snow will be “dry and fluffy for most,” though he warned that driving could be hazardous at times on Saturday.