Rockbridge Stories- Hopkins Green in Downtown Lex


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Kendal resident Margaret Skovira resumes a local history column.  She invites readers to ask a question about an event, person or place of historic interest in Rockbridge County (including Lexington and Buena Vista) to be answered in this column. Q. What was at the corner of Nelson and Jefferson streets in Lexington before it became […]

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Expansion and Renovation Project Update for April 2019


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What an impact a month filled with sunny days has had on the Kendal at Lexington expansion and renovation project!  The cottages continue to pop up on the horizon.  It is expected that all thirty will be available for occupancy by mid-March, 2020, with the first group to be ready in September, 2019.  And, as […]

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Wi-Fi Coming to All Residential Living


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At the March Residents Association meeting, IT Director Mark Christensen announced the pending rollout of a new campus-wide WiFi network.  In an interview, Mark highlighted some of the important details: When fully installed, this new amenity will provide superior connectivity and security across the entire campus, including all apartments and cluster cottages, as well as […]

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Boomerang Redux


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With that seemingly redundant title, let us take a step back in history to an article written by resident Jo McMurtry that was first published in the January 2014 KaLex Monthly Newsletter and that is as relevant today as it was then.  (The photo is from 2019.) “Boomerang” Comes Our Way “I’ve never won a […]

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Sylvia and Astrid in ‘The Restaurant’


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Published March 2019 in CONNECTIONS By Resident Kay Quirk — Having taken note of the beautiful art exhibit currently in The Restaurant, I wanted to know more about Sylvia and Astrid, the artists whose work is now on display there; thus the genesis of this article. Sylvia Gibb’s oil painting is first encountered on the […]

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News from the ‘RUG’


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Published March 2019 in CONNECTIONS By Resident John South — In recent weeks, the RUG (Residents User Group) has made some changes to the Computer Help Room, including a black and white laser printer with stand (supplied by the IT Department). Bring your own paper and use the USB cable to connect to your computer […]

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