Annual Town Meeting Gets Underway Monday, April 29

Photo: Town Meeting in action. While there doesn’t appear to be any “blockbuster” articles before them, the Belmont annual Town Meeting which convenes at 7 p.m., on Monday, April 29 at Belmont High School, there will be a few items that will spark interest of the 290 member body. One of those items is likely […]

Lone Tree Hill Volunteer Day Saturday, April 27; 9-Noon

Photo: Planting trees in Belmont’s Lone Tree Hill (belmontcitizensforum.org) On Saturday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to noon, the Belmont Citizens Forum in conjunction with the Judy Record Conservation Fund is sponsoring the seventh annual Lone Tree Hill Volunteer Day, and we invite you to participate, come rain or shine. This year, there are having […]

Prescription Drug Take-Back At DPW Yard; Sat., April 27

Photo: Poster for the national drug take-back day. The Belmont Police Department in conjunction with the Belmont Auxiliary Police and the Drug Enforcement Agency will be hosting a prescription drug Take-Back Initiative to prevent the abuse and theft of old, unused and expired prescription drugs. The Belmont Police will have a collection point set up […]

Belmont Open Sing: Handel’s ‘Utrecht Te Deum’ Sunday, March 31, 7:30

Photo: “Allegory of the Peace of 1714 (Treaty of Utrecht)” by Paolo de Matteis Beginner and experienced singers are invited to join the Powers School of Music to the age of Queen Anne (depicted in the film, “The Favourite”) for the second Belmont Open Sings event of the season, George Frederick Handel’s “Utrecht Te Deum and […]

Spring Corrugate Cleaning: Cardboard Drop Off Saturday, March 30

Photo: Cardboard drop off Saturday. Have you got so much cardboard its overwhelming your recycling cart? Rather than waiting every two weeks to place it on the curb (and still have more stored in the garage), this Saturday, March 30, from 9 a.m. and noon, the Belmont’s Highway Department will accept dry and flattened cardboard packaging for […]

Two New Belmont Firefighters Off To Training At Fire Academy

Photo: New Firefighter Paramedics meet the Belmont selectmen (left) Firefighter Paramedic Michael Goode, Firefighter Paramedic Justin Perino, Selectmen Chair Adam Dash, Selectmen Tom Caputo, Mark Paolillo and Fire Chief David Frizzell Two newly hired firefighters will soon begin three months of recruit firefighting training at the Brookline Fire Academy as they start their careers with the […]

Nearly Here: Deadline To Register To Vote In Town Election March 13

Photo: Get registered! The deadline to register to vote and be qualified to vote in the annual Town Election (this year on Tuesday, April 2) is 8 p.m. March 13. Eligibility requirements to register to vote in Massachusetts: must currently live in the town or city that your voting in,  At least 18 years old […]

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 […]