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In this issue:
- Following almost five years of community work, Planning Board unanimously adopts Volume I of updated Comprehensive Plan.
- After correcting violations that led to failed health inspection, Bertucci’s in Lexington Center reopens.
School Committee reviews proposal for earlier K-5 start times
On Tuesday, the Lexington School Committee reviewed an early-stage proposal to shift elementary school start times earlier by over an hour starting in the 2023-24 school year. No vote was taken on the proposal at this week’s meeting; the district plans to conduct additional public outreach.Keep reading
Appropriation Committee approves Reserve Fund authorization for public safety radio repairs
Lexington is one step closer to modernizing its decades-old public safety radio system, which is currently experiencing delays and dropoffs affecting some police and fire radio transmissions.Keep reading
Following almost five years of community work, Planning Board unanimously adopts Volume I of updated Comprehensive Plan
After dozens of meetings and almost five years of community engagement and drafting, Lexington has a detailed policy document on the books encompassing present-day Town goals and priorities across 10 different subject areas to guide its future physical development.Keep reading
After correcting violations that led to failed health inspection, Bertucci’s in Lexington Center reopens
At their regular meeting Wednesday, the Lexington Board of Health discussed the recent temporary closure of Bertucci’s in Lexington Center following the restaurant’s failed health inspection earlier this month.Keep reading
Letters to the Editor
Letter to the Editor: Let’s name our next school after Hank Manz
As COVID fades, I am reminded that we have not been able to mourn Hank Manz who died in 2020.Keep reading
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