Monthly Archives: June 2011

Geoff Maddock Photos from the Lyric Collection

Many thanks to the Lyric Theatre and to talented Lexington photographer Geoff Maddock for allowing us to display his striking photographs in my council office for the next few months.  You can view more of his wonderful photos here. The photographs of places … Continue reading

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LexTran Moves Forward

This week Lextran unveiled its new hybrid electric buses.  These buses are 2 of the 7 new buses that Lextran purchased with federal money.  5 of the buses are 29 ft. as compared to the standard size of 40 ft.  The shorter size … Continue reading

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Green Acres in the City – What is the world coming to?

Chickens, bees, pygmy goats, ducks, and rabbits – several cities in the U.S. are grappling with how to regulate “farm” animals in the city.  For years most city ordinances addressed dogs and cats but prohibited certain farm animals or ignored them altogether.  For instance, … Continue reading

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Fascinating View on How Food Fits in Our Lives

In this podcast,  Krista Tippett interviews down-to-earth celebrity chef Dan Barber in an episode of her American Public Media radio program, On Being.  Barber shares his views on food, flavor, family, economy.  It runs almost an hour, and is well worth listening … Continue reading

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