Volunteer for this year’s Great American Cleanup

Lexington’s Great American Cleanup kickoff meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24.

Performers Announced for 37th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival

Musicians, local dancers highlighted in lineup

Investigators: Bluegrass Stockyard Fire Accidental

Lexington Division of Fire and Emergency Services investigators have determined the January 30, 2016, fire at the Bluegrass Stockyards was accidental and not the result of any criminal intent or conduct.

City of Lexington Launches New Pilot Website

The city of Lexington today announced the redesign of its official website with the launch of a new pilot site: The goal of the pilot site is to offer a preview of the new website’s overall design and seek citizen input during its development process.

Clays Mill Road Improvement Project public meeting

A public meeting has been scheduled to discuss the Clays Mill Road improvements project. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Lexington Catholic High School, 2250 Clays Mill Road.

Presidents’ Day holiday collections, closings

Lexington’s Division of Waste Management will adjust its collection schedule for the upcoming Presidents’ Day holiday. No collection will be made on Monday, February 15.

Wear red for firefighter appreciation day Friday

Mayor Jim Gray, joined by Councilmember Jennifer Mossotti, today urged Lexington residents to wear red on Friday, Feb. 5, to show their appreciation for our firefighters.

Public Information Meeting for Jacobson Park Playground

A public information meeting to discuss plans for the renovation of Jacobson Park playground will be held at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 8, in the library at Athens-Chilesburg Elementary School, 930 Jouett Creek Drive.

Health Department offers safety tips as temperature dips

With temperatures dropping throughout the day, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department asks residents to use caution when dealing with the cold weather. 

Green business challenge winners announced

Lucia’s World Emporium (top photo) and Habitat for Humanity (second photo) are the winners of Lexington’s 2015 Green Business Challenge.