Belmont Town Meeting, First Night, Session One

Photo: Mike Widmer, Town Moderator 7 p.m.: Welcome to the first night of Belmont’s annual Town Meeting. We are waiting for Town Moderator Mike Widmer to open the town’s legislative body. We are at Belmont High School’s Auditorium. The 290 members will spend Monday discussing and voting on non-budgetary articles on the warrant. All budget […]

Give And Take On Pleasant Church Cell Antennae Debate

[Editor’s note: With the successful citizen’s petition, a Special Town Meeting – the date sometime in June to be determined by the Board of Selectmen on Wednesday, May 4 – will be convened to debate changing the zoning bylaw to require the installation of interior wireless telecommunication antennae to obtain a special permit rather than […]

Belmont’s Annual Town Meeting Convenes Tonight at 7 PM

Photo: Town Meeting. Legislative democracy is back in session tonight as Belmont’s Annual Town Meeting convenes tonight, Monday, May 2 at 7 p.m. in the Belmont High School Auditorium. The 290 members will spend Monday and Wednesday, May 4, voting on non-budgetary articles on the warrant. All budget and financial articles will be discussed and voted […]

Comedian Jimmy Tingle in Belmont Saturday Using Humor To Support Good

Photo: Jimmy Tingle, in the flesh. Humor for Humanity and A Path Appears in Belmont are pleased to announce an opportunity to both give and get and feel good about it as they host comedian/political pundit Jimmy Tingle in his show: “Jimmy Tingle for President/The Funniest Campaign in History” this Saturday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. […]

Letter To The Editor: Don’t Sacrifice Minuteman Because Of Other Concerns

Photo: The Garden Classroom at the Burbank. To the editor: In my capacity as Co-President of the Burbank Elementary Parent Teacher Association, I’ve had the pleasure of spending time with many students from Minuteman Career and Technical High School. Our gorgeous Garden Classroom would not have been possible without the hard work of students in the […]

Sold In Belmont: Let Us Now Praise Affordable Homes

Photo: Stairmaster, 1.0 A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes”: • 29 Longmeadow Rd., Large ranch (1958). Sold: $1,075,000. Listed at $1,099,000. Living area: 3,000 sq.-ft. 7 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths. On the market: 80 days. • 53 Gilbert Rd., Condo (second floor) in a two-family (1925). Sold: $438,500. Listed at $418,000. […]