Good morning and welcome to LexObserver’s Friday morning weekly news roundup.
Quick PSA: Two weeks from tomorrow, you can come say hi to us in person alongside many other wonderful community organizations at Discovery Day in Lexington Center on Saturday, Oct. 8 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.! If you stop by our table, you might even be able to pick up a short print sampler of some of our reporting for the first time…
In the meantime (if you aren’t too busy watching Don’t Worry Darling this weekend) we hope you give this week’s news a read.
In this issue:
- Following police move to temporary station, unexpected public safety radio lapses require urgent fixes.
Following police move to temporary station, unexpected public safety radio lapses require urgent fixes
Lexington’s recently approved new police station project includes many much-needed infrastructure upgrades. It does not, however, include funding for a new radio communication system.Keep reading
When Rosemary Austin opened Anisoptera Mercantile in Lexington Center last October, she knew the road ahead would not be easy.Keep reading
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Letter to the Editor: Thank you to construction workers and Lexington Police for work on Lexington Center
I want to give a shout out to the workers of I. W. Harding Construction and the Lexington Police.Keep reading
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Nicco Mele, Sophie Culpepper, Erin Sandler-Rathe and the LexObserver Team
Edited by Bob Rotberg
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