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The Pied Piper of ACROSS Lexington
A year after Rick left us, ACROSS Lexington, the work of his final months, is being rededicated in his memory. This is a tribute to Rick and his indefatigable devotion to this project and his special talent for creating connections, leading and inspiring with quiet, grace, determination and humor.
By Laurie Atwater
How a new garden for Lexington Public School employees grows more than flowers and vegetables…
By Jane Whitehead
The Student Publishing Program has announced that its fourth poetry book, The Common Understanding: Poems from Lexington High School’s Class of 2017, has already received submissions from over 450 sophomores.
A new exhibit at the Depot Building showcases Lexington’s pivotal role in this international architecture and design movement
Can architecture make the world a better place? In the years after World War II, a diverse group of bold young architects sought an answer to that question in Lexington. They came to the sleepy Boston suburb with a dream of revolutionizing home architecture and design, and embracing mid-century modernism to achieve a […]
I can’t help but starting with concerns about recent weather patterns and most important…… Water, or lack of adequate rainfall. The heavy rains we had in the beginning of June were certainly welcome but few realize that even though we had 4 to 5 inches of rainfall in a short period, that was still too […]
The In Anne’s Spirit foundation is celebrating fifteen years of continued service to the community. Robert D. Putnam to speak at the celebration about his new book Our Kids. This year The Borghesani Foundation and In Anne’s Spirit is sponsoring a very special evening to celebrate the caring, hard-working community that has grown up around […]
In life, some people are spectators while others roll up their sleeves and dive right in. Dave Eagle was a participant. He personified what it means to be a “citizen.” He refused to be called a civic leader, yet that’s exactly what he was. He took no credit for his profound contributions to […]
By Jane Whitehead
On a recent sunny afternoon, the sisters sat with me around a refurbished 1960s Park dining table in their showroom and talked about their mother’s genius for creative dumpster-diving, their enthusiasm for mid-century modern design, their evolving business model, and the dynamics of being sisters in business together.
The production crew from American Ride was in Lexington recently to film a segment for their Emmy Award winning television series. The program’s host, Stan Ellsworth (above center) is a teacher and great guy with a passion for American history. Thanks for featuring this great community. Pictured left: Stan is with Susan Bennett and […]