All Hands on Deck: Belmont DPW Throwing Everything into Blizzard

Jay Marcotte, Belmont’s newly-installed Director of Public Works, said this past Saturday’s snowfall “was a chance for the department to shake the rust off” its response in preparing and handling the inevitable task for any New England town’s DPW in clearing roads of the white stuff. “It was only four-and-a-half inches in Belmont and we […]

Blanketed Belmont: All-Day Blizzard Finally Winding Down Tonight

A blizzard warning remains in effect in Belmont and all of eastern Massachusetts until 1 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 28, as the town and region have literally been shut down as a historic Nor’easter delivers nearly two feet of snow and gale force winds to New England. In its latest report issued at 4:34 a.m. today, Tuesday, Jan. 27, […]

It’s Official: School’s Snowed Out for Tuesday. But Wednesday …

Only the most wildly optimistic of parents would have thought Belmont District schools would be opening on Tuesday.  And now it is official. Below is the note sent to parents from Belmont’s Superintendent of Schools, John Phelan.  Dear Parents, Guardians and Staff: Due to the impending storm, all Belmont Public Schools will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, January […]

Belmont Declares Parking Ban Beginning at 6PM Monday

With a Nor’easter ready to blow into town, Belmont’s Department of Public Works has declared a town-wide parking ban beginning at 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 26.  During the ban, NO ON-STREET PARKING is allowed on Belmont street to allow the Highway Division to do a better job clearing the roadways. In addition, no parking is allowed in the […]

Belmont Light Asking Residents to be Prepared for Nor’easter

Here is a press release from the folks at Belmont Light on the pending Nor’easter heading our way. The approaching winter storm is expected to bring heavy winds and high amounts of snowfall to Belmont. Belmont Light asks its customers to take the following measures to help ensure that they are prepared in case the […]

No Trash and Recycling Collection Tuesday due to Blizzard

You know Belmont is taking this storm seriously as for the first time in decades, a snow storm will halt curb-side trash collection. But only for one day. “Due to the impending snow storm there will not be any trash or recycling collection on Tuesday, Jan. 27.  Trash and recycling collection will resume on Wednesday, Jan. […]

The Three Belmont Phone Numbers You’ll Need During the Nor’easter

While the likelihood the worst to happen to most people during this coming Nor’easter is battling over what to watch on Netflix, there are specific phone numbers all Belmont residents should keep close “just in case” something beyond the norm does happen. Of course, for a true emergency in which health and safety are threatened, call 911. […]

Latest Nor’easter Update: Yup, A Big, Bad Blizzard Heading to Belmont

Batten down the hatches, Belmont. A blizzard’s heading’ this way. The latest information from the National Weather Service, released at 3:53 a.m. this morning, Monday, Jan. 26, is predicting snow accumulations of “around 20 to 30 inches with locally higher amounts.” This nor’easter could match the 27.1 inches of snow that hit Boston in the famous Northeastern United […]

Belmont Girls’ Basketball De-Pressed Burlington, Runs Record to 8-3

A pair of forwards stepped up to lead Belmont High School Girls’ Basketball to consecutive away game wins this past week as the Marauders continue on the programs best start, 8-3, in more than a decade. Junior Sarah Stewart had 12 points and 9 rebounds as Belmont defeated Wilmington, 60-43, on Tuesday, Jan. 20 while senior Elena […]

Historic Nor’easter Blowing into Belmont From Monday Evening Through Tuesday Night

A massive Nor’easter will blow into Belmont and the region beginning Monday night and lasting for 24 hours, bringing up to two feet of snow along with blizzard conditions that will make travel dangerous. “This has the potential to be a historic storm,” noted the National Weather Service in Taunton which issued the Blizzard Warning at 12:34 p.m. […]