Wednesday, April 11, 2012
The League of Women Voters First Friday Forum, scheduled for the second Friday in April due to a religious holiday, takes on transportation.
The following press release was provided by the League of Women Voters of Lexington. A variety of perspectives about transportation issues and opportunities in and around Lexington will be presented at the League of Women Voters' monthly forum which has been moved to the second Friday, April 13. What can be done about increasing traffic congestion on our streets? What are the differing transportation needs of students, their parents, seniors, commuters, and businesses? How will the proposed MBTA cuts affect bus service in Lexington and LexPress? How will the increasing price of gas affect transportation choices in the future? Panelists will include Rick Abrams of the Greenways Corridor Committee; Michelle Ciccolo of the Lexington …
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
At the League of Women Voters First Friday forum on Nov. 4, town staff will describe renovations to the town offices and review developing plans to redesign the Lexington Center Streetscape.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
The following is a press release from the League of Women Voters of Lexington. Guest speakers at the League of Women Voters First Friday Forum on Nov. 4 will present background information on some of the projects we’ve been seeing and hearing about in Lexington’s Center. The just-about-completed Town Office Building renovations will be described by Deputy Town Manager Linda Vine and Mark Barrett, project manager for the Department of Public Facilities. Additionally, Planning Director Maryann McCall-Taylor will review the "Streetscape" schematic proposals now in the works. Judy Uhrig, former Planning Board and Board of Appeals member, will moderate. This is the second in a series of 2011-2012 First Friday Forums hosted by the League of …
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Want to know what drives the school budget? The League of Women Voters of Lexington attempt to answer that question in its First Friday forum Oct. 7 at Cary Memorial Library.
The following is a press release from the League of Women Voters of Lexington. Most taxpayers are well aware that spending for schools is the largest item in the Town of Lexington's budget. The League of Women Voters of Lexington's First Friday Forum on Oct. 7 will focus on some of the elements that drive the school budget. Panelists Thomas Plati, director of educational technology and assessment; Linda Chase, director of student services, and Patrick Goddard, director of public facilities, will talk about the importance of their departments and demands on the overall school budget. Barbara Manfredi, former principal of Bridge School, will introduce the panel and moderate the meeting. This is the first in a series of 2011-2012 First Friday…