Calling all public servants
Looking for a rewarding if occasionally vexing way to feel more connected? Willing to undertake new challenges? Unafraid to speak up? Then run for local office! The annual Town Election will take place on Monday, March 27. Nomination papers are available at the Town Clerk’s Office now, and must be returned by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7. The following offices will appear on the March ballot:
- Board of Selectmen (two seats, one for one year and one for three years)
- Board of Assessors (two seats, one for two years and one for three years)
- K-8 School Committee (two seats, both for three years)
- Water Commissioner (three years)
- Board of Health (three years)
- Cemetery Commission (three years)
- Planning Board (two seats for three years each)
- Commissioner of Trust Funds (three years)
- deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park Trustee (four years)
- Housing Commission (two seats, one for one year and one for three years)
- Parks and Recreation Committee (three years)
- Lincoln-Sudbury Regional District School Committee (two seats for three years each)
- Bemis Trustee (three years)
- Town Moderator (three years)
For more information, call the Town Clerk’s Office at 781-259-2607.
Museum trip with library
The Lincoln Public Library is offering a trip to the Peabody Essex Museum to see the “Shoes: Pleasure and Pain” exhibit on Saturday, Feb. 25, leaving the library at 10 a.m. and returning at 3 p.m. The museum admission and guided tour is $20, and the cost for the bus will depend on the number of riders. Lunch is not included. For more information or to sign up, contact Lisa Rothenberg at 781-259-8465 ext. 202 or email email@example.com.
In conjunction with the trip, the library will host a talk on the history of shoes by fashion historian Karen Antonowicz on Thursday, Feb. 23 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Minuteman offers STEM camp for girls in February
Minuteman High School will host “Girls in STEM” (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) camp from February 21-24. from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. It is free for seventh- and eighth-grade girls from communities in the Minuteman school district (Acton, Arlington, Belmont, Bolton, Boxborough, Carlisle, Concord, Dover, Lancaster, Lexington, Lincoln, Needham, Stow, Sudbury, Wayland, and Weston), and bus transportation will be provided. There is a $149 fee (and no bus) for students who live outside the district. The class will be led by female students from Minuteman who are certified in mentoring and are enrolled in STEM majors, facilitated by are Minuteman teachers Becky Quay (engineering) and Sarah Ard (horticulture and landscape technology). For more information or to register, click here or contact Director of Career and Technical Education Michelle Roche at 781-861-6500 ext. 7326 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Seats are limited, so register early.