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P.R.I.D.E. Day Celebration Honors Waste Collectors on April 4

Lexington’s Division of Waste Management will host a People’s Rights in Demanding Equality (P.R.I.D.E.) event on April 4 to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s work to improve and ensure the rights of sanitation workers.

25 downtown trees find a new home

Twenty five trees that were located along Vine Street now have new homes outside of the downtown business district. All are doing fine. The trees were moved from Vine Street in advance of construction work beginning on the Town Branch Commons project.

Sanitary sewer cleanings, inspections April 1 - 6

Citizens on the streets listed below may see vehicles, work crews, and small equipment. Work crews will be wearing reflective vests and appropriate identification. Black Water Ln Burnt Mill Rd Mcconnells Trce White Oak Trce

Parking restrictions during UK basketball game 

Cars found in violation will be towed at the owner's expense.

Let’s reimagine home; public invited to learn about Accessory Dwelling Units

The Lexington Senior Services Commission is inviting the public to learn about a new type of senior housing known as Accessory Dwelling Units. 

Partners for Youth announces “I DO” spring break list

Partners for Youth is pleased to announce the 2019 “I DO” Spring Break Program List. During Fayette County Public Schools’ spring break, parents can take advantage of enrolling their children in over 35 free and affordable positive youth programs.

Lexington Police now allows personnel with visible tattoos

Changes in the personal appearance policies for sworn officers and civilian personnel took effect in mid-March.

Man charged with Race St shooting

Mykel D. Smith is charged with Assault 1st.

Stormwater grant opportunity for Lexington organizations

Applications are now being accepted for infrastructure, education and neighborhood stormwater incentive grants.

Man charged in fatal hit-and-run

Anthony Kotheimer, 34, was indicted for Leaving the Scene of an Accident and Tampering with Physical Evidence.