Letter to the Editor: Ruban’s Call To End Solar Tariff Wrong For Belmont

To the editor:  Belmont is on track to have the most successful solarization campaign in Massachusetts. This is the result of the solar tariff and buyback policy adopted unanimously last year by the Board of Selectmen, acting as the Light Board. The policy has been highly praised by some of the most committed solar energy […]

New Phone Scam Targeting Belmont Light Customers

Photo: Beware of the new way people are attempting to scam Belmont residents. Belmont Light customers should be on guard against a telephone scam that involves callers impersonating Belmont Light staff. As part of the recent scam, several Belmont residents received a phone call with a pre-recorded message urging Belmont Light customers to schedule an […]

Letter to the Editor: In His Work On Override, Paolillo Deserves Our Vote

Correction: In my letter, I mistakenly attributed statements from supporters who are campaigning for Ruban to “the Ruban campaign.” Ms. Ruban did not make these claims.  To the editor: I care deeply about the Belmont schools. I rely on our town services. I feel strongly that we need to fix our crumbling infrastructure; roads, sidewalks, […]

Registration for Belmont Jr. Marauder Football Now Open ‘Til April 30

Photo: Belmont Junior Marauder Football players who played on Harris Field. The Belmont Junior Marauder Football Program is holding its registration period for the fall 2016 season. The registration period ends April 30, and the program will not accept players after that date. The Belmont Junior Marauders were created to provide Belmont’s 7th and 8th […]

Why I’m Running: Ellen O’Brien Cushman for Town Clerk

Photo: At work with Ellen Cushman. I am proud to be Belmont ‘s Town Clerk for the last six years and look forward to serving for another three years, following in the footsteps of some extraordinarily dedicated women and men.  April 5 I run unopposed for re-election but I want to provide a quick summary of […]

Water/Sewer Rates Going Up Nearly 5 Percent in Fiscal 2017

Photo: Water and sewage bills are going up. Residential and commercial rate payers will see their combined water and sewer bill increase by nearly five percent in the coming fiscal year, as the as the Belmont Board of Selectmen approved the recommendations from the Belmont Department of Public Works for a rate increase on Monday, March […]

League of Women Voters’ Candidate’s Night Starts at 6:30PM Wednesday

Photo: Belmont League of Women Voters’ is sponsoring Candidate’s Night. The Belmont League of Women Voters’ annual Candidates’ Night – being held tonight, Wednesday, March 30, at 6:30 p.m. in the Chenery Middle School auditorium – will give residents the opportunity to hear directly from the candidates seeking seats on the Belmont Board of Selectmen, School Committee and the contested seat […]