News

Community health assessment survey

The following is a message from the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department:The Lexington Community Health Improvement Plan, or LEX-CHIP, wants to hear from you! LEX-CHIP is a group of community partners who are collecting public input on the top health and safety...

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Meadowthorpe neighborhood yard sale: June 4

It's that time of year! The annual Meadowthorpe neighborhood yard sale will be Saturday, June 6 from 8:00am to 4:00pm. If you are planning to hold a yard sale, please inform a member of the MNA Executive Committee verbally or via e-mail at mnalexky@gmail.com.No matter...

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Republic Services conditional use permit denied

Republic Services' conditional use permit application was presented and reviewed at the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Board of Adjustment (BOA) hearing last Friday.The purpose of the permit, according to the application, was “to construct and operate a...

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Free household hazardous waste collection this Saturday

The free household hazardous waste collection is Saturday, April 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The collection will take place at 1631 Old Frankfort Pike, with people accessing the site via Jimmie Campbell Drive. Full details can be found at...

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Origins art sculpture is complete

Origins, the largest public art project commissioned by the city of Lexington, is completed and installed on the Oliver Lewis Way bridge, located between Main and Manchester Streets. The first lighting was earlier this month and an official lighting ceremony will take...

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Update on Republic Services conditional use permit

On February 23, 2016, Republic Services of Kentucky filed an application for a conditional use permit to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Board of Adjustment (BOA). The purpose of the permit, according to the application, is “to construct and operate a transfer...

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Application for conditional use permit

 Republic Services of Kentucky filed an application for a conditional use permit to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Board of Adjustment last week. The purpose of the permit, according to the application, is "to construct and operate a transfer station, which...

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Blue Grass Stockyards plan to rebuild near Kentucky Horse Park

The Blue Grass Stockyards, which were destroyed by a fire last month, are set to rebuild on Ironworks Pike near the Kentucky Horse Park. The historical stockyards are a huge component of the region's cattle sale industry and an important piece of Fayette County's...

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Guest speakers announced for upcoming meetings

Representatives of Republic Services will attend the March 8 general membership meeting to discuss the proposed transfer station (see February 9 minutes discussing this transfer station). In addition, Solomon Van Meter, the developer for the proposed assisted living...

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Meadowthorpe students are thankful for Firestation 13

Meadowthorpe Elementary students wrote notes and created pictures for Fire Station 13 - Leestown Road members last week. Interim Principal Barbara Albaugh, PTA representative Erica Snow, and Meadowthorpe Neighborhood President Jim Capillo donated a $300 Kroger gift...

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Art in Motion’s ChimneyStop on Leestown

You have probably noticed the gradual development of a standalone chimney on Leestown Road near the Towne Center Drive intersection. The new and distinctly designed bus stop shelter is nearing its finishing touches this month. The design combines traditional and...

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Give a book, take a book

On your next neighborhood walk, check out the book box on the corner of Larch Lane and North Forbes Road. Give a book, borrow a book, and spread the word about this neat public library option.

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Meadowthorpe is a unique place

Meadowthorpe is a unique place. Not only is it one of the most family-oriented neighborhoods in Lexington, but it is also very neighbor and community focused. We are fortunate to be a neighborhood of leaders. Leaders that never fail to step up, help out and...

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General Meetings

Second Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm at the Community Center (333 Larch Lane). All neighbors are welcome.