Lexington is a popular locale for those looking for an easy commute to Boston or Cambridge, high rated public schools, a good selection of shops/restaurants, and plenty of activities for people of all ages. The Town of Lexington has been recognized by Boston Magazine, US News & World Report, and Newsweek for its public school system. The town has six elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school as well as a technical/vocational school. The high school is ranked one of the best public high school in Boston.
Lexington's bustling town center is home to shops, restaurants, art galleries, and a small movie house. Residents also enjoy access to an 11-mile bike path and 900-acre national park. Located nearby several train stations and major highways, Lexington is a popular place to live among Boston/Cambridge commuters.
Proud of its rich culture, Lexington offers a wide range of activities, including a local
symphony, summer theatre, arts centers, lecture series, pops chorus, garden clubs,
community farms, civic organizations, and more. The Lexington Newcomers Club
also hosts morning coffee get togethers, walking groups, and more. The library offers
numerous family programs for children of all ages, while the Lexington Recreation
Department offers a wealth of programs, including pre-school activities,
basketball, baseball, family adventure, ski programs, baseball/softball, soccer, football, fencing, chess, hockey, art, tennis, and more - plus fitness programs for adults. Home to the first battle of the American Revolution, Lexington also offers many activities commemorating its rich history.
Houses of worship in and around Lexington include the Catholic Community, Chabad Center, Chinese Bible Church, Church of Our Redeemer Episcopal Church, Countryside Bible Chapel, First Baptist Church, First Church of Christ, First Parish Church, Follen Community Church, Grace Chapel, Hancock United Church of Christ, Hindu Community of Lexington, Islamic Center of Boston, Lexington Interfaith Garden, Lexington United Methodist Church, Pilgrim Congregational Church UCC, Sacred Heart Parish, St. John's Korean United Methodist Church, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, St. Paul Evangelical Church, Temple Emanah (Conservative), Temple Isaiah (Reform), and Trinity Covenant Church.
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