In Brief: Belmont Town Meeting, Day 3: Regulations on the Side, Please

On the final night of debating and voting on the non-budgetary articles before the 155th edition of the Belmont Town Meeting, it was clear that Belmont’s Town Meeting members believe that when times call for them, as one attendee stated, “there are times for rules and regulations on who we all behave.” With overwhelming support, […]

Belmont Town Meeting, Night 3: Shelving Shoveling Petition Being Considered

Three is the magic number as the 155th annual Belmont Town Meeting will likely finish the non-budgetary section of the annual gathering of the town’s legislative body with a trio of articles representing the diverse subjects of medical marijuana, shoveling snow off of sidewalks and just how many yard sales a resident can hold a […]

LIVE FEED: Belmont Town Meeting, Night 2: Pool, Pot, Shoveling and Yard Sales

7 p.m.: Welcome to the second night of the 155th edition of the Belmont Town Meeting here at the Belmont High School auditorium. Tonight will see the – hopefully – the final night for non-budget articles. First up is an update report on the “quaint” Belmont Center reconstruction being presented by Glenn Clancy, director of […]

Belmont Town Meeting Resumes at 7 PM

After an opening session that was a two dog (article) night, the 2014 annual Belmont Town Meeting will resume at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 7, with the remaining non-budgetary articles with a real chance of finishing the May portion of the yearly assemblage of the town’s legislative body. The approximately 300 representatives who will gather at […]

Housing Trust’s CPA Affordable Housing Plan Gets Mixed Results

For the majority of articles being brought before the Belmont Town Meeting tonight, Monday, May 5, the Warrant Committee and the Board of Selectmen are of one mind; they will be nodding in sync approvingly with nearly all the proposals facing the approximate 300 representatives. But there is one article where the two groups have decided […]

Three Words: Belmont Town Meeting

Regulating dog day care, removing the snow removal bylaw, financing a new pool and grants to several organizations will be debated and voted on in the first part of the Belmont annual Town Meeting beginning tonight at 7 p.m. in the Belmont High School auditorium. As with recent custom, the first part of this year’s Town Meeting […]