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

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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 Farmers Market Gets Town OK; Day Change To Be Discussed

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Photo: Farmer Market Manager Suzanne Johannet (left) and Belmont Food Collabrative’s Anne Lougée before the Belmont Board of Selectmen on Monday, April 3.  The Belmont Farmers Market will open for the 2017 season in Belmont Center after the Belmont Board of Selectmen unanimously approved a permit to its parent non-profit the Belmont Food Collaborative at the […]

Belmont Votes Today: 2017 Town Election

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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 […]

Schools’ Forums on ‘Raising Resilient Kids’ Monday, Wednesday

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Photo: The Belmont Public Schools and the Foundation for Belmont Education are holding this week a pair of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Forums on “Raising Resilient Kids.” Elementary Presentation: Monday, April 3, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Chenery Middle School Auditorium  Middle and High School Presentation: Wednesday, April 5, from 7 p.m. to 9 […]

League of Women Voters Will Drive You To The Polls Tuesday

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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

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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 […]

Letter to the Editor: Adam Dash will be Belmont’s Champion

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Photo: Adam Dash To the editor: In the next few years, Belmont will face a daunting array of tasks, from building a new high school to repurposing the former incinerator site to finally turning the Community Path from concept to reality. It’s critical that we have a Selectman who will involve you – the people […]

Letter to the Editor: Dash Provides Forward Thinking As Selectman

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Photo: Adam Dash To the Editor:  Monday night’s debate at the League of Women Voters’ Candidates Night made it clear that this is a lively campaign for Selectman. Both candidates have a lot to offer the town. On balance, I believe that Adam Dash is more forward-looking and therefore better prepared to deal with these […]

How A 18-Year-Old Wants To Change Belmont Town Meeting For The Better

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Photo: Here’s Devan at Candidates Night. Devan O’Toole will be seeking higher office at Tuesday’s Town Election from his present position as president. What’s that? The presidency O’Toole currently holds – for the second-year running – is the Class of 2018 at Belmont High School. And if his door-to-door campaign for Town Meeting Member in […]