It always had a bustling downtown area, which remains to this day.Lexington began to prosper, helped by its proximity to Boston, and having a rail line (originally the Lexington and West Cambridge Railroad, later the Boston and Maine Railroad) service its citizens and businesses, beginning in 1846 (turned into a bikeway in 1992).
It provided for many types of mills, and in the 20th Century, for farm irrigation.
For decades, Lexington grew modestly while remaining largely a farming community, providing Boston with much of its produce.
As tips and complaints pile up on the Ripoff Report website, we follow up with consumer complaints, inspiring a campaign that encourages whistleblowers to come forward to tell their stories.
These stories will range from government waste to environmental pollution and beyond.
Ripoff Report Investigates: Real Estate Identity Fraud, "The Rise & Fall of Nicholas "Corky" Bravo, a 3 part series.
Nicholas "Corky" Bravo is a You Tube oddity who documented his life's journey on video, becoming an internet meme along the way.For many years, East Lexington was considered a separate village from the rest of the town, though it still had the same officers and Town Hall.Most of the farms of Lexington became housing developments by the end of the 1960s.He went from homeless Hollywood wannabe to big bucks player seemingly overnight.But Bravo foolishly flaunted his criminal earnings online, even taunting his trolls.While “Corky’s” on-camera antics are hilarious, the harm and heartache he causes is not.