Five Things You Need to Know Today: Jan. 23
Arraignment on murder charges, the selectmen discuss the capital budget, eating local at Nourish and more today in Lexington.
1. Conkey Arraignment Scheduled for Today: The Middlesex District Attorney’s Office on Friday announced the arraignment of Craig Conkey is scheduled for 9 a.m. this morning at Woburn Superior Court. Conkey, a convicted killer, is accused of first-degree murder in the previously unsolved 1992 killing of Lexington resident Kathleen Dempsey. Check Patch for an update later today.
2. BOS Takes Up Capital Budget: The Board of Selectmen is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. this evening at the Town Office Building and its agenda incldues discussing the School Committee's request for an April 2 special Town Meeting for the Estabrook School building project, as well as the fiscal 2013 capital budget.
3. All Local Dinner at Nourish: Working in conjunction with the Sustainable Business Network of Boston, Nourish restaurant will be offering up an All Local Dinner from 6 to 8:30 p.m. this evening, along with stimulating discussions about the current state of our food system.
4. Get out the Vote: Tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 24, is the special election in which Lexington voters will be asked to decide about financing through debt exclusions a pair of school building projects that would rebuild Estabrook Elementary and renovate the Bridge and Bowman schools. For more information, click here, here or here. For full election coverage, be sure to check back on Patch tomorrow.
5. Wintry Mix, Warm Day: A wintry mix of freezing rain and sleet this morning could melt to rain as the day warms up to 48 degrees, according to the National Weather Service, which predicts more rain overnight as temps drop a few degrees to 40.