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New, modern playground replaces old wooden one at Veterans Park, to engage children of all ages

One of Lexington’s oldest wooden playgrounds is no more.  Lexington Parks and Recreation opened a new playground at Veterans Park, with Mayor Jim Gray and Councilmember Susan Lamb cutting a ribbon to make it official. “This playground is one of many we have repaired or replaced across our city,” Mayor Jim Gray said. “We have made it a priority to make sure our playground equipment is safe...

Memorial to those who died in Korean War dedicated at Lexington’s Veteran Park Memorial Walk

A memorial to those who lost their lives in the Korean War was dedicated on Lexington’s Veterans Park War Memorial Walk on Sunday. “War Memorial Walk is something our city has needed for a long time,” Mayor Jim Gray said. It’s a place where people can come and offer their respect and gratitude to all of the men and women who have died for our country. That’s very important in Lexington. “Members...