Week in Review: Transportation Debate; a Resilient Food Supply; Pedestrian Accident

A look back at this past week on Concord Patch.


From a food plan to the future of transportation, here's a look back at the week on Concord Patch.

On Tuesday, we featured schedule of events for the coming weeks. How would you like to meet Abraham Lincoln over February Vacation? to find out how you can!

We also put a call out to all the business owners in town to claim their own listing in Patch Places. By claiming your listing, you take control of what information readers see about your business. Have your hours of operation changed? Want to show off a few fun photos? Maybe you're running a special you want to promote. If you claim your listing, you can do all of that and more. .   

On Wednesday, we featured a report that said over the winter months, according to the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. 

Wednesday night saw the . The Alcott auditorium was filled with parents, Transportation Department employees, educators, and other residents concerned with the process that has led to a recommendation by district administration that the School Committee consider outsourcing transportation services. Comments at the forum ranged from emotional pleas in support of the current transportation system, to legal arguments suggesting the law may have been violated during the bidding process.

On Thursday night, members of the hosted a public workshop, where residents shared thoughts and ideas on the current state of the town's local food system, and ways to preserve and enhance that system. Another public meeting will be held on March 8, following the Lunch For Dinner program, hosted by Chef Alden Cadwell of the Concord Public Schools. The goal of the report is to identify ways of maintaining a resilient local food supply.

Also on Thursday, the most local to Concord, Ms. G., from Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm in Lincoln, did not see a shadow. Bring on spring!

Finally, in some sad news from yesterday, a mother and her children were hospitalized after The driver was also sent to , but the injuries are not considered life threatening to anyone involved.

Roger Feinstein February 06, 2012 at 12:52 PM
A bit of levity in the debate. You made a hilarious Freudian slip on the word residents in the article above about the transportation question above. You typed as "resents" instead of residents. This probably sums it up for many.
Greg Abazorius February 06, 2012 at 02:18 PM
Thanks for the note, Roger. The word in question has been modified.


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