West Newton Contractor Selected

West Newton Contractor Selected

Taking a break from the congressional race for a moment… In an email sent out today, the city announced that it selected A.R. Belli as the contractor for the W. Newton Enhancement project. There is no specific timeline just yet, but the email notes “At...
Why we need to rethink our streets

Why we need to rethink our streets

Tuesday afternoon I was sitting at the stoplight at Cherry and Washington waiting to turn left from Washington to Cherry. The all-walk was lit and a man in an electric wheelchair was trying to cross the street from the corner next to the Cherry Tree restaurant to...
Monday: start your own robotics team

Monday: start your own robotics team

As many are aware, I’m a coach on the Newton LigerBots, the high school-level FIRST robotics team here in the city.  On Monday we’ll be hosting our annual information night for parents interested in starting FIRST Lego League (FLL) and Junior FLL Robotics...

Newton North alumni graduates West Point

When West Point graduated it’s most diverse class ever, among those tossing their hats in the air was Noah Carlen, the only Newton North graduate of his year to attend a service academy and, according to the Times of Israel, among a small group of Jewish...