Monument to Lexington women unveiled

A new monument in Lexington honors the incredible contributions women have made to the town’s history. Credit to the sculptor, Meredith Bergmann, for capturing the competence and pivotal influence of women in Lexington over the centuries but also for hinting at tumultuous emotions and uncertain outcomes. The ambiguity she’s presenting reminds us that breakthroughs are achievable but victories are never final. Here’s what I had to say at the dedication ceremony: