LIVE: Town Meeting, Segment B: The Budget, The Final Night

Photo: Town Moderator Mike Widmer. Welcome to the final night of the 2017 Belmont Town Meeting. After speeding through the first half of the financial articles on Monday, June 5, Belmont’s annual Town Meeting will only have seven articles remaining on this year’s warrant. 7:09 p.m.: Running a bit late but the meeting has started […]

Is This The Final Night of Belmont’s Town Meeting? Bet On It

Photo: Town Meeting in Belmont, 2017. Town Meeting can see the light at the end of this year’s tunnel. After speeding through the first half of the financial articles on Monday, June 5, Belmont’s annual Town Meeting will only have seven articles remaining on this year’s warrant as it reconvenes tonight, Wednesday, June 7 at […]

LIVE: Town Meeting, Segment B: The Budget, Night 1

Photo: Mike Widmer (on stage) with Town Meeting member Jack Weis, Pct. 1 Welcome to the second session of the annual Belmont Town Meeting held tonight, Monday, June 5 at Belmont High School. The meeting, known as Segment B, will involve all things financial: the town and school budgets, capital expenditures, transfers and all the […]

Town Meeting, Segment B: It’s All About The Money This Week

Photo: Belmont Town Meeting It’s all about the Benjamins as the 2017 Belmont Town Meeting reconvenes tonight, Monday, June 5 at 7 p.m. in the Belmont High School auditorium. Town Meeting will take up the town and school budgets as well as all things financial including capital expenditures, enterprise funds and fiscal transfers. You can read […]

Town Meeting Overwhelmingly OKs ‘Welcoming Town’ Article

Photo: Michael Chesson. On Monday, May 8, Michael Chesson came to the microphone at the annual Belmont Town Meeting to speak his mind on the contentious proposal to create a “Welcoming Town” for residents with questionable immigration status. He finished to a standing ovation after expressing the heartfelt sentiment of many of his neighbors seeking to embrace […]

2017 Belmont Town Meeting, Night 3 LIVE

Photo: Town Moderator and Town Clerk before tonight’s meeting/ Belmont’s annual Town Meeting reconvenes tonight, Monday, May 8 at 7 p.m. to take up the last warrant articles remaining in the meeting’s first segment. Those articles are: Article 8: Refer to a study committee the article that would increase the membership of the Board of Selectmen from three […]

Three Articles Remain In 1st Half of 2017 Town Meeting

Photo: Belmont Town Meeting. Seven down, three to go as Belmont’s annual Town Meeting convenes tonight, Monday, May 8 at 7 p.m. to take up the last warrant articles remaining in the meeting’s first segment. Town Meeting is traditionally broken up into two segments, A  and B with the first sessions dealing with non-financial articles – […]

Town Meeting Preview: Warrant Briefing Monday Night at the Beech

Photo: Warrant Committee Chair Roy Epstein The Belmont League of Women Voters and Warrant Committee is co-sponsoring the annual warrant briefing to acquaint Town Meeting members and residents with the non-financial articles on the Town Meeting warrant. The meeting will take place Monday evening, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. […]