Local Resources

Lexington, Massachusetts is a diverse and vibrant community rich with history.  It is located 11 miles northwest of Boston with easily accessible transportation.  Although close to Boston, Lexington is full of greenspace and nature.

There is a wealth of information on the Town website (www.lexingtonma.gov), and here are some links to Town resources you may find particularly useful.

About Lexington: www.lexingtonma.gov/853/About-the-Town-of-Lexington

For new residents: www.lexingtonma.gov/732/New-Resident-Information

Town newsletter: www.lexingtonma.gov/548/Town-Newsletter-News-Alerts-Emails

Lexington Town Meeting: www.lexingtonma.gov/565/Town-Meeting;

Community Center: www.lexingtonma.gov/community-center

Cary Library: www.carylibrary.org/

Elections and voting in Lexington (Potter Pond is in Precinct 3 and votes at the Community Center on Marrett Road): www.lexingtonma.gov/626/Elections-Voting

Tax rates: www.lexingtonma.gov/526/Tax-Rates

Town Assessor’s Database: gis.vgsi.com/lexingtonma

Environment Services (trash, composting, etc.): www.lexingtonma.gov/237/Environmental-Services

Lexpress transportation services: www.lexingtonma.gov/lexpress

Fun things to do in Lexington: www.lexingtonma.gov/511/Recreation-Community-Programs

Trails in Lexington: www.lexingtonma.gov/231/Trails

The Western Greenway: walthamlandtrust.org/the-western-greenway/

The Lexington List (Discussion Group): groups.io/g/lexington

Stay Informed (News & newsletter signups): www.lexingtonma.gov/708/Stay-Informed

Lexington is nationally known for its exceptional education system. The main school department website is at: www.lexingtonma.org

There are 11 public schools in Lexington. The three schools in the Potter Pond area are:

Elementary Schoolwww.lexingtonma.org/bowman-elementary

Middle Schoolwww.lexingtonma.org/clarke-middle

High School (townwide): www.lexingtonma.org/lhs


School Calendar:
www.lexingtonma.org/calendar

Central Registration: sites.google.com/lexingtonma.org/lps-centralreg/our-schools

Transportation: sites.google.com/lexingtonma.org/lps-transportation/home

Other Local Schools:

Children’s Place (pre-school)www.lexingtonma.org/childrens-place

Montesorri Schoolwww.lexmontessori.org

Special Needswww.cotting.org

Career and technical high schoolwww.minuteman.org

There are many local businesses in Lexington – restaurants with a wide variety of culinary choices, stores for optical, pharmacy, gifts, the list goes on! Here are some useful links.

Discover Lexington (Lexington Visitors Center): www.tourlexington.us

Lexington Chamber of Commerce: www.lexingtonchamber.org

Shop Lexington: 
shoplexingtonfirst.com/business-directory
tourlexington.us/business-index/

US Post Office:  There are two post offices near Potter Pond.  One is in Lexington Center and the other is just over the town line in North Waltham.  Tip: the post office in North Waltham has easier parking.

Lexington Post Officetools.usps.com/find-location.htm?location=1434275

North Waltham Post Officetools.usps.com/find-location.htm?location=1434345

Farmstands:

Wilson Farmwww.wilsonfarm.com/v2.0/home.php

Wagon Wheelwww.wagonwheelinc.com

Supermarkets:

Star Marketlocal.starmarket.com/ma/waltham/1070-lexington-st.html

Hannafordwww.hannaford.com/locations/waltham-hannaford-21075

Market Basket: www.shopmarketbasket.com/

Stop and Shop: stopandshop.com/

Pharmacies:

Theatre Pharmacydinnohealth.com/theatrepharmacy

CVS Lexingtonwww.cvs.com/store-locator/lexington-ma-pharmacies/1735-massachusetts-avenue-lexington-ma-02420/storeid=307;

CVS Waltham: www.cvs.com/store-locator/waltham-ma-pharmacies/800-lexington-st-waltham-ma-02452/storeid=291

Walgreens: www.walgreens.com/locator/walgreens-60+bedford+st-lexington-ma-02420/id=1863

Liquor Stores:

Dion’swww.dionswine.com

Berman’swww.bermansfinewines.com

MB Spirits @Market Basket:

www.shopmarketbasket.com/store-locations/waltham-massachusetts-mb-spirits