Committee OKs Design For Renovation of DPW Building; Bids Out In 2019

Photo:Belmont DPW building which will be renovated and undergo construction in 2019. During the winter of 2019-20, there will be one big difference when the first storm blows through Belmont; the crews plowing the snow will finally have a place they WANT to come to take their break. On Tuesday, Oct. 16, the Department of Public […]

Final Day To Register To Vote In State Election On Wednesday, Oct 17

Photo: The last day to register is Oct. 17. It’s down to the wire for those residents who want to register to vote in the coming State Election on Tuesday, Nov. 6 – which will include the debt exclusion for the new 7-12 Belmont High School – as the final day is Wednesday, Oct. 17. […]

Special Town Meeting Warrant Opens Tuesday, Closes Wednesday

Photo: A Brookline town meeting warrant from the time of Belmont incorporation in the late 1850s. The Belmont Board of Selectmen voted at their Monday, Oct. 15 meeting on the dates in which the warrant for the Special Town Meeting beginning Nov. 13 will be open and closed. The Special warrant will open at 8 […]

Want To Vote Nov. 6? Registration Deadline Is Oct. 17; Early Voting Starts Oct. 22

Photo: Now is the time to register to vote. If you are looking to vote on the Belmont 7-12 School debt proposal, several ballot questions or for the slew of federal, state or district candidates seeking office this fall, the voter registration deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 17 to be eligible to vote in the Nov. 6 […]

Starting Oct. 1, Close Your Trash Lids Or You’ll Be Left At The Curb

Photo: NO! The incorrect way to leave your trash carts for the hauler. Starting Monday, Oct 1, trash carts whose lids are not fully closed will be left behind on the curb. And don’t go crying to the town about having to wait a week to have your garbage taken away. That’s the word from […]

New Clay Pit Path Set To Open Mid-November; Vets Memorial A Bit Later

Photo: Work has already begun on the new path around Clay Pit Pond. It’s been more than two years after Town Meeting gave its OK, but finally, a premier Belmont recreation spot will soon have a new surface that the public will be able to use by Thanksgiving. In fact, work on the Clay Pit […]

Town, League Seek To Clear The Haze Over Pending Marijuana Bylaw Vote

Photo: If Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski is baffled by the marijuana ballot next week, so are a lot of Belmontians. Ok, let’s go over this once more. Belmont is voting on marijuana again despite the state legalizing pot sales to adults statewide in 2016, just this time if you vote “yes” there’ll be less pot […]

Selectmen To Attend Traffic Advisory Committee’s Thursday Meeting On Crosswalk Concerns

Photo: The scene of the accident at Lexington and Sycamore streets. The Belmont Board of Selectmen will join the town’s Traffic Advisory Committee at its scheduled meeting Thursday, Sept. 13 at the Town Hall auditorium as the committee takes up pedestrian safety after the death of a resident killed walking in a crosswalk. The meeting […]