The Week in Review: Brownsberger Joins Crowded US Rep Race, Resident in Wild Police Chase
All the events and news in the past week in Belmont.
It was a quiet winter vacation week bookend with two storms over the past seven days in Belmont.
It's a big if but if US Rep. Ed Markey wins the US Senate Democrat Primary race this Spring, Belmont's State Sen. Will Brownsberger will run for the open 5th Congressional District seat ... along with up to a dozen other Democrats interested in Markey's Seat
It was the final days to submit a citizens petition for Town Meeting in April.
A wild police chase through three upscale North Shore towns ends with a Belmont man facing dozens of charges.
Gasoline prices surged more than 30 cents in a month with prices in Belmont within a 24 cent per gallon range from $3.75 to $3.99.
A great final game victory against Lexington was rewarded as the Belmont Girls' Hoops team will host Charlestown in the playoff opener.
A software map application shows that Belmont Hill is not the town's top income neighborhood. That would be the neighborhoods between the Chenery Middle School and Wellington Elementary.
And talking about storms, a midweek freak out concerning a storm that socked the Midwest would be mitigated as rain limited the snow amounts in Belmont which was placed under a Winter Weather Advisory.