Opinion: Five Facts That Need Examination To Determine Route For Community Path

Photo: 2014 map of the proposed community path. (Town of Belmont) By Jarrod Goentzel and Phil Lawrence, co-founders, Friends of the Belmont Community Path Dear Belmont Selectmen and Town Leaders on the Community Path Project Committee, We appreciate the Board of Selectmen efforts to maintain momentum on the Belmont Community Path by making decisions to facilitate […]

Snow Emergency Lifted at Noon, Monday; Remember To Clear Your Walk

Photo: Now comes the shoveling The Belmont Snow Emergency Parking Ban was lifted effective noon, Monday, March 4. Below is a reminder from Belmont’s Office of Community Development: “The town’s residential snow removal bylaw requires sidewalks along residential property to be cleared of snow and ice by 8 p.m. the day after a storm ends. […]

Board Select South Route For Community Path … For Now

Photo: Pare’s Amy Archer (l) listening to Selectmen Chair Adam Dash.  By a slim 2-1 margin, the Belmont Board of Selectmen voted to support placing a portion of a proposed community path from a new underpass at Alexander Avenue to Brighton Street along the south side of the commuter rail tracks, avoiding the residential neighborhood […]

Top Seed Belmont Girls’ Hoops Tame Panthers In Playoff Opener, 61-35 [VIDEO]

Photo: All photos by David Flanagan. Too strong, too tall, too talented. Those were the attributes that top-seed Belmont High Girls’ Basketball demonstrated in its Division 1 North playoff opener against Beverly High School at the Coach Lyons’ Court on Thursday, Feb. 28 as the Marauders came away with a 61-35 victory.  “The last two […]

Snow Day: Belmont Public Schools Closed Monday; Late Opening For Town Offices

Photo: Snow day Due to the heavy snow expected to fall overnight, all Belmont public schools are closed tomorrow, Monday, March 4th, according to Belmont town officials. Town offices, the Belmont Public Library, the Beech Street Center and the school administration offices will open at 10:30 a.m.  All evening meetings, including the Board of Selectmen’s […]

Snow Parking Ban Begins Midnight Monday; Belmont Under Winter Storm Warning

Photo: Snow falling for most of the morning Monday. A Winter Storm Warning issued by the National Weather Service on Sunday, March 3, has prompted Belmont to announce a town-wide parking ban effect at midnight, Monday, March 4.  No information as of 3 p.m., Sunday, March 3, whether Belmont public schools will be delayed or […]