Thursday, May 2, 2013
'Let's Do More Than Talk' is the tagline for the League of Women Voters of Lexington's final First Friday Forum of the year, to be held Friday, May 3 at Cary Memorial Library.
Thursday, May 2
The following information was provided on behalf of the League of Women Voters of Lexington. How can Lexington thrive in the face of changing climate? Join the League of Women Voters of Lexington at its First Friday Forum on May 3 to hear results from the recent LWV Community Conversation on Climate Change and learn what Lexington has accomplished so far. Bill Hadley, director of Public Works, Mark Sandeen of Sustainable Lexington, and others will talk about plans for the development of our own Climate Action Plan and the next steps we can take as a community to both reduce the effects of the changing climate and respond to its impacts. This is the seventh in a series of 2012-2013 First Friday Forums hosted by the League of Women …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Patch and the local League of Women Voters have got you covered.
Six candidates -- three Demcorats and three Republicans -- will be facing off in tomorrow's special US Seate primary elections, the winners earning the right to square off in the general this June. And the winner there will fill the term of John Kerry, who vacated his seat after his appointment as Secretary of State. Patch editors interviewed each of the candidates, and you can find a roundup of those interviews here. The League of Women Voters has also put together a handy voters guide, which you can find here. And, per the ususal, the League of Women Voters of Lexington will be providing free rides to the polls for those in need. For a free ride to the polls on State Primary Election Day, Tuesday, April 30, or to volunteer to drive other…
Friday, April 5, 2013
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know on April 5 in Lexington.
1. First Friday Forum: At 9:15 a.m. this morning at Cary Library, the League of Women Voters will host a First Friday Forum on the state budget and its impact on Lexington. Luc Schuster, senior policy analyst for the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center, will show how past tax policy choices have contributed to the state's ongoing fiscal crisis, leading to painful cuts to many programs. A discussion will follow with state Sens. Michael Barrett and Ken Donnelly and state Rep Jay Kaufman about ways the state could improve its revenue system. 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for today include the Bowman School Council at 7:45 a.m. at the school and the Human Rights Committee at 8 a.m. at the…
Friday, March 1, 2013
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know on March 1 in Lexington.
1. What's Up in Downtown Lexington? At 9:15 a.m. this morning at Cary Library, for its First Friday Forum, the League of Women Voters has invited Melisa Tintocalis, Lexington’s Economic Development Director, to present an update on Lexington Center activities and proposals for some Center improvements. 2. Ribbon Cutting at Petra Lexington: The new women's boutique in Lexington Center will hold a ribbon-cutting and reception at 11 a.m. today. 3. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for today include the Board of Assessors at 8:15 a.m. at the Town Office Building and the LABBB Collaborative Board of Directors at 9 a.m. in Burlington. 4. Do You Get Daily, Weekly and Breaking News in Your Inbox? If …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Next Tuesday, Feb. 26, the League of Women Voters of Lexington will explore Lexington’s readiness to adapt to the challenges of a changing climate.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know on Feb. 14 in Lexington.
1. Candidate's Night at Lexington High School: At 7 p.m. tonight, the League of Women Voters of Lexington will its annual Candidates Night in Science Lecture Hall at Lexington High School. 2. Pony Rides to Support the Equestrian Team: From 2 to 3 p.m. today (and 3 to 4 p.m. on Saturday) Four Fillies Farm is offering pony rides for children ages 3 and up. The $10 cost is to benefit the Lexington Equestrian Team. 3. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for today include the Tree Committee at 7:30 a.m. at the DPW Building, the Lexington Center Committee at 8 a.m. at the Town Office Building, the ad hoc School Transportation and Safety Study Committee at 9 a.m. at the Central Administration Building, …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know on Jan. 30 in Lexington.
1. Question & Answer Evening with Lexington’s State Representatives: At 7 p.m. tonight at Cary Hall, Lexington’s representatives to the State Legislature, Senators Michael Barrett and Ken Donnelly and Representative Jay Kaufman will answer your questions, in an evening sponsored by the Lexington Town Meeting Members Association and the League of Women Voters of Lexington, and moderated by Lexington Town Meeting Moderator Deborah Brown. 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, the only public meeting posted for today is the School Committee at 7:30 p.m. at Harrington School and its agenda, among other things, includes a discussion of the fiscal 2014 budget. 3. "Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai": At 7 p.m. …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Must. Love. Politics.
The following announcement was provided by the League of Women Voters of Lexington. The League of Women Voters of Lexington will present a Candidates Night on Thursday, Feb. 14 in the Science Lecture Hall at Lexington High School. An annual event presented by the league to encourage greater participation in Town elections, this is an opportunity for candidates to present their positions on the issues and to listen to their constituents’ concerns. In the first part of the evening, candidates for Town Meeting will gather in assigned classrooms to meet and exchange ideas with voters from their own precincts. In the second part, the audience will meet in the school auditorium to hear the views of people seeking Town-wide elective office, …
Sunday, January 13, 2013
The following information was provided on behalf of the League of Women Voters of Lexington.
Lexington’s representatives to the State Legislature, state Sen. Mike Barrett, state Sen. Ken Donnelly and state Rep. Jay Kaufman, will be answering your questions at a Q-&-A forum at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at Cary Memorial Hall. The public is encouraged to bring questions on 3 x 5 cards. Cards will also be available at the event. Sponsored by the Lexington Town Meeting Members Association and the League of Women Voters of Lexington, and moderated by Lexington Town Meeting Moderator Deborah Brown, this will be an opportunity for citizens to directly ask questions of their representatives. There is no admission charge and the public is encouraged to attend. For further information, call the League of Women Voters at 781-674-2904.
Friday, January 4, 2013
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know on Jan. 4 in Lexington.
1. First Friday Forum: The League of Women Voters of Lexington's First Friday Forum, to be held at 9:15 a.m. this morning at Cary Memorial Library, will focus on Lexington’s Public Safety Network and how our community handles different types of safety issues including crisis intervention.Police Chief Mark Corr, Fire Chief John Wilson and Human Services Director Charlotte Rogers will present. 2. Poems For My Coloring Book: At 7 p.m. tonight at the Lexington Depot, this Lexington Community Education event promises "A Celebration of Sound & Vision" featuring a reading by Lexington poet Marcia Steere and music of the Wayside Quartet, a Concord-based outfit that performs classical and popular music. Costs $5 and you can register using a …