Minuteman High School Students Earn Medals at State Skills USA Competition


By Judy Bass  | Congratulations to all students from Minuteman High School in Lexington who competed at the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference, featuring championships and state officer elections, in Marlboro, Mass., from April 26 to 28, 2012. More than one-third of the Minuteman students attending brought home medals from the competition. SkillsUSA is a national organization … [Read more...]

Rotary Awards Record Number of Scholarships


The Rotary Club of Lexington awarded a record number of scholarships this year to deserving members of the Class of 2012 from from Lexington High School, Minuteman High School and Lexington Christian Academy. The club is proud to provide charitable support to the local community as part of its overall commitment to service. A total of $27,000 was awarded to these students pictured below who … [Read more...]

Town Meeting says ‘yes’ to inn proposal; Kennealy says ‘real work begins tomorrow’

Pictured above: Trisha Perez Kennealy is congratulated by Helen Cohen while precinct 2 Town meeting Member Peter Lee looks on. (Photo by Jim Shaw)

By Jim Shaw  | Months of debate about whether or not a New England-style inn would be an appropriate use for the former Dana Home on Massachusetts Avenue in Lexington Center concluded Wednesday when Town Meeting voted to approve the zoning change necessary for the Inn at Hastings Park proposal to move forward. The debate lasted several hours, and in the end, the proponents prevailed 138-44, … [Read more...]