Belmont Voters Come Out All Day To Cast Ballots In State Primary

Photo: They voted Tuesday. A small stream can eventually over time create a deep valley. On Tuesday, it was a steady stream throughout the day entering Belmont’s eight polling sites that produced an impressive figure of residents to take the time to vote on a hot, humid election day. Approximately 5,000 voters or just under 30 […]

Town Accepts Belmont Savings’ Gift Of A Town Clock For The ‘Delta’

Photo: Hal Tovin, Belmont Saving’s executive vice president and Kayla Murphy, vice president, senior marketing manager with the Belmont Savings Bank Foundation’s Town Clock proposal. Soon, commuters and residents will know just how late they are running passing through Belmont Center as the Board of Selectmen last week accepted a new town clock to be placed in […]

Police Chief Gets A Raise, And His Retirement Date

Photo: Belmont Police Chief Richard McLaughlin on a tour of the current police headquarters. Belmont’s long-standing Police Chief Richard McLaughlin received a pay raise and a contract extension which will allow him to end his career in his hometown.  McLaughlin received a glowing review by Town Administrator Patrice Garvin who approved the pay raise which […]

Belmont Votes: State Primary Election; Polls Open 7AM – 8PM

Photo: Voting in the Massachusetts State Primary will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. WHO CAN VOTE AND FOR WHICH PARTY Your enrollment as a voter will determine which party ballot you can choose. A voter enrolled in one of the three Massachusetts political parties, can […]

What’s Open (Starbucks), Closed (Wearing White) in Belmont on Labor Day

Photo: A pair of gentlemen who will need to put these outfits away come Tuesday. The Labor Day holiday is the last great getaway weekend of the summer and Belmont (because the public schools open after the holiday) has all but emptied out until Monday after dark.  Labor Day is one of ten holidays recognized by the federal government, although […]

Resident Dies Of Injuries After Pedestrian/Vehicle Accident

Photo: Sachi Thanawala (Belmont Manor website) A 39-year-old Sycamore Street resident who was struck by a van and injured Tuesday walking in a crosswalk a few feet from her house died Thursday, August 30, according to official reports released on Friday. Sachi Thanawala, 39, died at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, where he […]