Five Things You Need to Know Today: March 27
Town Meeting coverage, public meetings happening, fuel assistance info and more today in Lexington.
1. Town Meeting Coverage: Stay tuned to Patch today for coverage of the start of Town Meeting season in Lexington. Today and tomorrow we'll post a roundup of decisions made, as well as a breakout stories of warrant articles and actions that garnered significant conversation.
2. Public Meetings Posted for Today: Even annual Town Meeting can't monopolize town government activities. According to the town website, public meetings posted for today include: the Harrington School Council at 7:30 a.m. at the Lowell Street elementary school; the Fund for Lexington Board at 4:30 p.m. at the Town Office Building; the Minuteman School Council at 5 p.m. at Minuteman High; the School Committee, in an executive session to discuss collective bargaining strategies, at 5 p.m. at the School Administration Building; Sustainable Lexington at 7 p.m. at the Town Office Building and the Tourism Committee at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Office Building.
3. Fuel Assistance for Lexington Residents: A state-funded program that helps with the cost of heating the home, will be accepting applications until April 30. For income guidelines, click here. If you are interested in applying for Fuel Assistance, or want more information about the program, please call the Town of Lexington Human Services Department at 781-861-0194.
4. Blog on Patch: Lexington Patch is looking for foodies, parents, poll watchers, politicos, hippies, harpers, fashionistas, business gurus, sports fans and anyone else who has something to say. If you're passionate and opining is your thing, we'd like you to consider blogging for Patch. Anyone may apply.
5. Cool and Windy Once Again: Should be sunny but cool, with a high of 41, and breezy as well, with gusts of up to 30 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service, which predicts increasing clouds overnight with a low of 22.