Week in Review: Nov. 20 to 26
A look back at the week that was in Lexington.
It was a kind of a farm-to-table week in Lexington, with a bundle of other goings on in between.
At the Board of Selectmen's meeting last Monday night, LexHAB presented its plan to plan to site some units of affordable housing along Lowell Street on the "Arlington side" of the Busa Land, while LexFarm urged the selectmen to consider intergrated housing on the farmland.
Earlier in the day Monday, Town Manager Carl Valente congratulated Public Works Director Bill Hadley for a regional recognition and the man Lexington Police say robbed People's United Bank was arrested in Woburn. We brought you both of those stories on Tuesday.
In advance of Thanksgiving on Thursday, local sparking wine expert Becky Sue Epstein shared a few holiday tips and Seasons Four hosted the Lexington Farmers Market's second annual Thanksgiving FEASTival. High School singers used the market as a venue to entertain and fundraise for a trip to Europe next spring.
Thanksgiving football action as the Lexington High School Minutemen fall to the Red Devils of Burlington High by the score of 27-6, as fans young and old attended the classic Turkey Day matchup.
A more commercial aspect of Thanksgiving weekend is the shopping rush that unofficially kickstarts the holiday shopping season. Lexington businesses were ready and willing to accept any spikes in business on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday.