14 Roads Slated For Reconstruction in Fiscal ’18

Photo: It’s so bad, it’s a winner! (Thanks, Google) For homeowners on 14 roads in Belmont: Congratulations, you’ve won the bad street lottery. According to the town’s Office of Community Development, the thoroughfares you live on are deemed so in disrepair – more than half of the roads have a pavement condition index (PCI) rating in […]

New Belmont High Team – So Far – Introduced to Public

Photo: Thomas Gatzunis (left) and Richard Marks of the Daedalus Projects Company. More than 100 residents braved the cold rain Thursday night, April 6, to head to the Beech Street Center to get an early look at the progress of the construction/renovation of a new Belmont High School. And if the albeit limited number of […]

Winn Brook Tennis Courts Renovation Bid Under Budget

Photo: Winn Brook Tennis Courts. The Community Preservation Committee will be receiving a chunk of change back into its coffers after the town accepted the lowest qualified bid for the renovation of the Winn Brook Tennis Courts.  Century Paving and Construction of Fall River was awarded the contract to replace the four tennis courts adjacent […]

Dash Joins Selectmen; Williams Selected Board Chair

Photo: The new board: Mark Paolillo (left), Jim Williams and Adam Dash Adam Dash had arrived early Wednesday morning, April 5, at Town Hall waiting to be sworn in as Belmont’s newest Selectman by Town Clerk Ellen Cushman. But Dash and his supporters, many who celebrated the candidate’s big victory over challenger Guy Carbone just […]

Belmont Water, Sewer Rates Inch Up In Fiscal 2018

Photo: Water and sewer rates are increasing.  Residential and commercial ratepayers will see their combined water and sewer bill increase by 2.1 percent in the coming 2018 fiscal year, as the Belmont Board of Selectmen approved the recommendations from the Belmont Department of Public Works for its annual rate annoucement on Monday, April 3. The increase […]

Newbies Out In The Rain To Vote, Support or Hopefully Win Election

Photo: Oliver Leeb receiving congratulations after his first vote. The all-day rain that has softened voter counts at Belmont’s eight precincts during the annual Town Election did not deter new voters and candidates who were voting for the first time,   Precinct 2 (Belmont Town Hall) The last time most people saw Oliver Leeb was […]

BREAKING: Dash Wins Big In Selectmen’s Race, Incumbents Retain Trustee Seats

Photo: Adam Dash in front of Precinct 8 Warrant Committee Vice Chair Adam Dash defeated Woodfall Road’s Guy Carbone by nearly a two to one margin as the Goden Street resident wins the contested race for a seat on the Belmont Board of Selectmen in results from the Belmont annual Town Election held in rainy […]

Belmont Votes Today: 2017 Town Election

Photo: The annual Belmont Town Election takes place today, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.  And below is information that will make the process of casting your ballot all the easier. Polling Places For voting purposes, Belmont is divided into eight voting precincts, located as follows: Precinct 1 […]

League of Women Voters Will Drive You To The Polls Tuesday

Photo: League’s logo The Belmont League of Women Voters will once again provide rides to the polls on Tuesday, April 4 so residents can vote in the annual Town Election. Rides will be available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to any of the eight precinct polling stations in town. To arrange a trip, either call the league […]

Letter to the Editor: Elect Guy Carbone Selectman

Photo: Guy Carbone To the editor: Guy Carbone is an ethical, intelligent man who is representative of all. He earned three under- and post-graduate degrees from MIT and has been not only a professional engineer but has run a law practice for 30 years, the amount of time he has spent with his family in […]