Tuesday, February 12, 2013
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know on Feb. 12 in Lexington.
1. Ice Dams and Heatings Systems: This free seminar from Lexington GWAC and Sustainable Lexington, and presented by Next Step Living, aims to help homeowners figure out solutions for common wintertime problems. Takes place at 7 p.m. tonight at the Church of St. Brigid. 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for today include the Recreation Committee at 8 a.m. at the Town Office Building, the ad hoc Townwide Facilities Master Planning Committee at 8:30 a.m. at the DPW Building, the Transportation Advisory Committee at 2:30 p.m. at Cary Hall, the Tax Deferral and Exemption Study Committee at 5:30 p.m. at Cary Hall, the Historical Commission at 7:30 p.m. at Cary Hall, the School Committee at 7:30 p.…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know on Feb. 7 in Lexington.
1. Total Climate Control Info Session: As part of the Better Buildings Program, Sustainable Lexington and Next Step Living will present an information session on Total Climate Control (TCC) solutions -- also known as ductless mini-splits or air source heat pumps -- at 7 p.m. tonight at Ride Studio Cafe. 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for today include the Tourism Committee at 8 a.m. at the Town Office Building, the Commission on Disability at 5:45 p.m. at the Town Office Building, the Historic Districts Commission at 7 p.m. at the Town Office Building, the Appropriation Committee at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Office Building and the Lexington SEPAC at 7:30 p.m. at Lexington High. 3. Lexington …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
'Better Buildings' program aims to help residents lower energy bills and greenhouse gas emissions.
- GOING GREEN
Saturday, February 2
The following announcement was provided by Sustainable Lexington and Next Step Living. When it comes to reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, Lexington residents are beginning to do their part. Sustainable Lexington is proud to announce that, through its partnership with energy efficiency leader Next Step Living, nearly 450 Lexington households have received no-cost Mass Save home energy assessments and over 140 homes have received significant weatherization improvements that decrease heating costs and increase comfort level. “We’re happy to see that Lexington residents are lowering greenhouse gas emissions, experiencing significant savings, and improving their home’s resale value by insulating and sealing air leaks,” said Rick…
Sunday, October 16, 2011
A look back at the week that was in Lexington.
Was a short, but eventful week in Lexington. On Monday—Columbus Day—Patch hopped on the Liberty Ride, which is celebrating the end of its 10th season by offering discounted rates for Lexington residents the rest of this month. Tuesday night was certainly a busy one, with a Sustainable Lexington forum, a School Committee meeting and the Board of Selectmen talking with the Busa Land Use Proposal Committee. Around the same time, Lexington Police and a tactical team from the North Eastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council subdued a suicidal man barricaded in a bedroom. Lexington Firefighters wore pink proudly on Wednesday, their bubble gum-colored T-shirts showing their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And that night, they …
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
A big day of town boards meeting, Dickens at the library and more today in Lexington.
1. The Board of Selectmen continue working toward a decision on future use of Busa Farms as they'll meet with the Busa Land Use Proposal Committee at 7 p.m. tonight at the Public Works Building. 2. Sustainable Lexington will host an event at 7 p.m. this evening at Cary Hall in which committee members will discuss a Better Building program, lessons learned from capturing thermal images of half of the town's homes and taking future actions. 3. The Lexington School Committee meets at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Town Office Building and its agenda includes a transportation report, school improvement plans and an update on the Bridge, Bowman and Estabrook school building projects. 4. Charles Dickens and the Victorian Society is the subject of the …
Monday, October 10, 2011
Better Buildings: Taking Action & Busting Myths Forum at Cary Memorial Hall.
Despite this recent unseasonably warm weather, Lexington homeowners are looking straight at winter’s chilly winds, drafts and rising fuel costs. Sustainable Lexington Committee may have a few insulating answers and sage innovative advice that could save energy –and money – as we head toward the next season. They’ll share that information at the Better Buildings, Taking Action & Busting Myths forum tomorrow, Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Cary Memorial Hall. Formed by the Board of Selectmen last fall, the Sustainable Lexington Committee collaborated with Sagewell, a Woburn-based energy efficiency analysis company, to develop a program identifying energy leaks in Lexington homes and then help those same homeowners make improvements stopping the …
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Conversations with the ConComm, a high school sports schedule and a little Indiana Jones.
1. Looks like a jam-packed agenda for the Conservation Commission, which meets at 7:30 p.m. tonight in room G-15. Items include a management plan for Cotton Farm, playground equipment at Hastings School and pasturing poultry at Meadow Mist Farm. 2. The Sustainable Lexington Committee meets at 7 p.m. tonight in the Town Office Building and its agenda includes discussions about water resources and commercial and residential energy efficiency. 3. In LHS sports today, girls varsity track and lacrosse both host Burlington, while boys varisty tennis takes on St. John's and the coed varsity Ultimate Frisbee team travels to Acton-Boxborough. 4. On this day in history... In 1989, "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" premiered to primarily positive…