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Now, this week’s news.
In this issue:
At Fall Town Meeting, members overwhelmingly vote to approve housing trust, LexHAB reorganization as a nonprofit
Town Meeting Members approved the establishment of a new affordable housing trust, the reorganization of LexHAB as a nonprofit and funding for a website to promote events celebrating the semiquincentennial anniversary of the Battle of Lexington, among other highlights.Keep reading
Through years of advocacy, former Lexington state representative Jay Kaufman helped get the ‘millionaires tax’ on the Massachusetts ballot
All four ballot questions are statewide measures – but one of them is on the ballot in large part because of the yearslong groundwork of a Lexingtonian.Keep reading
The Hosmer House, a 150+-year-old building in Lexington Center that has been vacant for more than a decade, has stood on Mass. Ave since its construction.Keep reading
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