Week in Review April 24 to 30
A pilot program approved, an art show opened and locals celebrated the Royal Wedding in style.
The week began Monday with the Board of Selectmen's approval of the sale of wine at the Lexington Farmers' Market and a pilot program for Lexpress to provide point-to-point transporation for elderly residents of the Housing Villages to and from the Senior Center.
On Tuesday, the School Committee announced the formation of three special educaiton study committees, and granted Lextended Day a lease for after-school childcare programs -- for all elementary schools.
Throughout the week, Lexington firefighters engaged in pump operator training, which should help them cope with catastrophic hose failure.
Wednesday evening saw Lexington High School seniors open their second annual Senior Art Show at the district's headquarters.
And on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, the Collaborative to Reduce Student Stress and the town's parent teacher organizations hosted screenings of the documentary "Race to Nowhere," as a precursor to a facilitated community conversation on student stress, to be held at Temple Emunah next week.
Also on Friday, scores of Lexington residents celebrated the Royal Wedding in high style, donning hats and fascinators and toasting the marraige of Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke and Dutchess of Cambridge.