14 Roads Slated For Reconstruction in Fiscal ’18

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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

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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 […]

Letter to the Editor: Dash Thanks Supporters, Residents For Placing Faith in Him

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Photo: Adam Dash To the Belmont Community: Thank you for placing your faith in me and electing me to be your next Selectman. I have spent many years working to make Belmont a great place to live, and I am excited to continue this work on the Board of Selectmen.  I have learned so much […]

Public Forum on New Belmont High Thursday at the Beech 7PM

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Photo: Belmont High School The first Belmont community forum on the Belmont High School Project will be held at the Beech Street Center at 266 Beech St. on Thursday, April 6, starting at 7 p.m. The agenda for this meeting will begin with a project update presented by the Belmont High School Building Committee followed by an update […]

Letter to the Editor: Belmont Day School Expansion A Traffic Problem

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Photo: Belmont Day School. To the editor: I sent a letter to the Belmont Planning Board yesterday (April 4, 2017) from my neighbors and my wife and me. [See letter below] As you can see from the letter, we only learned last week that the Belmont Day School is proposing adding a 25,000 square feet buildings on […]

Winn Brook Tennis Courts Renovation Bid Under Budget

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]