Your weekly roundup of news and events.
A Revere couple had Newton-Wellesley Hospital’s first baby of the new year Jan 1. Newton-Wellesley also picked up some real estate near Route 9. Babson College announced a partnership with Gapinvoid, which specializes in motivational corporate cartoon art. Parents gathered at the Middle School Wednesday to get answers to several questions regarding the schools. Joseph Kennedy III announced he’d enter the race for the seat Congressman Barney Frank will leave behind. Construction began on the Rockland Street Bridge, but it will not be closed until next Friday.
People gave their opinions on the U.S. debt crisis today.
People in Wellesley are frustrated with the seeming lack of coordination throughout the U.S. government to rectify the looming debt crisis. As the latest proposal to increase the amount of borrowing while cutting spending by $2 trillion rushes through Congress today, Barbie Schwab, bookkeeper at Lyn Evans Potporri Designs, said she has totally checked out when it comes to following the situation closely. “It’s crazy, there’s no need for this,” she said. “Everybody has to deal with their own lives at home and making ends meet, why can’t they?” Schwab said she’s become so exasperated with the ongoing governmental back-and-forth that she has stopped reading news about the debt crisis. She said the entire situation reflects that of a town …