You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.


Rep. Lewis is named legislator of the year

Continue reading below

Democratic state Representative Jason M. Lewis of Winchester has been named legislator of the year by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council in recognition of his leadership in promoting smart growth and fostering regional collaboration. Lewis received the honor at the regional planning agency’s annual meeting in Quincy on May 29. Lewis, who is serving his third term on Beacon Hill, represents Winchester and Stoneham. During his tenure, Lewis, who is the House vice chairman of the Joint Committee on Public Health, has worked to promote health and wellness initiatives. The Metropolitan Area Planning Council is a regional planning agency serving people who live and work in the 101 cities and towns of metro Boston. The agency strives to promote sound municipal management, sustainable land use, protection of natural resources, efficient and affordable transportation, a diverse housing stock, public safety, economic development, and equity and opportunity among people of all backgrounds. For more information about the agency, visit

Loading comments...
Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
Please enter a valid email will never post anything without asking.
Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of