Community Meeting Thursday, July 9, For Pleasant St. Pot Shop

Photo: A Mint retail facility in Tempe, AZ A proposed retail marijuana establishment is holding a virtual public meeting on Thursday, July 9 to allow residents to ask questions of the venture located on Pleasant Street. Arizona-based Mint Retail Facilities, a firm described as “an industry leader in the blossoming cannabis industry,” is holding the […]

Belmont Street Undergoes Restoration, July 6-10

Photo: Map of Belmont Street to be restored next week Approximately third-quarters of a mile of Belmont Street will be under construction beginning Monday, July 6 to restore the roadway which was dug up late last year. Bannon Paving of Hyde Park will be grinding and overlaying this large second on Belmont Street from the […]

Belmont Farmers Market, July 2: Load Up For The Fourth

Photo: Belmont Farmers Market It is another great Market Day – sunny and toasty – in Belmont as the Farmers’ Market is open in the Claflin Street parking lot in the rear of Belmont Center. The market is open from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, changes have been made to […]

Tuesday’s Belmont Annual Election Will Be A 10 And 2 Event

Photo: Belmont Town Election will take place Tuesday, June 23. The usual combination of heavy sweaters, boots and gloves will be traded in for summer outfits, sandals and shorts as Belmont’s annual town election was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic from its traditional early April date to the first two days of summer. The […]

One-Time Cardboard Curbside Pickup Starts June 22 With ‘Blue Monday’

Photo: Waste Management is putting a cardboard only truck on the road for eight weeks. One of the consequences of the COVID-19 lockdown has been a tsunami of corrugated board spilling out of every nook and cranny of many Belmont homes. While families are living on deliveries from Amazon, UPS and Federal Express, the pandemic […]

Kindness Rocks! Beech Street Center/Belmont Helps Join To Brighten The Town

Photo: Say it with kindness. Belmont Helps in partnership with the Beech Street Center would like to invite participants of all ages to a “Brighten Belmont” initiative aimed to paint the town with kindness. The Beech Street Center at 266 Beech St. has rocks available for pickup that you and your family to decorate your […]

Warrant Briefing Wednesday; Know What’s Coming At Town Meeting

Photo: The warrant briefing provides a heads up for Town Meeting members on articles and amendments. Town Meeting members and the public are invited on Wednesday, June 10 at 7 p.m. to attend the 2020 ‘Zoom’ Warrant Briefing for next week’s annual Town Meeting. The meeting is cosponsored by the town’s Warrant Committee and the […]

FYI: Town Clerk Provides Voting Updated For Annual Town Election June 23

Photo: “I voted” sticker By: Ellen Cushman, Belmont Town Clerk Do you usually like to vote in person on Election Day, and vote early in the morning, in the afternoon or early evening? For the June 23 annual Town Election you could miss out.  In-person voting at the precincts on Election Day will be limited […]

A Running Fundraiser To Aid The Fight For Racial Equality

Photo: Logo for the fundraiser. For James Fitzpatrick, a captain on the Belmont High School track team, the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbreys, and Breonna Taylor have made it abundantly clear things need to change in our country.   To help aid in this movement, the Belmont High School Track Team will attempt to run 500 miles […]

Virtual Candlelight Vigil On Thursday, June 4 In Response To George Floyd’s Death

Photo: The poster of Thursday’s remote vigil In response to the murder of George Floyd and the resulting nationwide unrest, Belmont Against Racism, the Belmont Religious Council, and the Belmont Human Rights Commission are sponsoring a virtual candlelight vigil on Thursday, June 4 at 7 p.m. to be aired on Belmont Media. Members of the […]