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City prepared for winter weather, residents urged to use caution on morning commute

City crews will begin reporting tonight at midnight for winter maintenance operations. Commuters are reminded to use extra caution while driving, especially on bridges, hills and underpasses.

Preventing violent crime starts by locking your car or truck

Guns stolen from vehicles often end up in the hands of juveniles or suspected criminals.

Police investigating local bank robbery

A white man dressed in a gray sports coat, khaki pants, and a black beanie hat entered the bank and presented the teller with a threatening note demanding money.

City will permanently close part of Waveland Museum Lane

The section of Waveland Museum Lane between Millpond Drive and Winthrop Drive will be permanently closed on Thursday, Nov. 15, weather permitting.

City of Lexington activates Office of Homelessness Prevention & Intervention Emergency Weather Plan

The Emergency Weather plan has been activated and will remain in effect through Monday, Nov. 16. The plan is activated anytime the temperature is expected to be 32 degrees or below.

City crews to rehabilitate 22 manholes on Old Paris Pike

Streets and Roads employees will begin rehabilitating 22 manholes on Old Paris Pike tonight starting at midnight. This project will provide a smoother ride for motorists.

Free paper shred event, food drive on Saturday, Nov. 17

Safely dispose of sensitive documents in an environmentally-friendly way at the city's free paper shred event, this Saturday, November 17.

Donate unwanted yard signs for reuse

Environmental Services is collecting unwanted yard signs and stakes for reuse. Wire frames will be used for the Safe Streets initiative while signs will be used for an art project.

Juvenile suspect charged in BB gun incident

On November 7th, just before 11:00 am, officers with the Lexington Police Department were made aware of an earlier assault occurring in the area of Walden Drive and Laredo Drive.

Lexington Parking Authority will conduct "Food for Fines" Holiday Program

The Lexington Parking Authority will once offer the nationally recognized "Food for Fines" canned food drive from Monday, Nov. 19 through Friday, Dec. 14. All canned food donations will be donated to God's Pantry Food Bank.