Trash Talk: Picking Up on Belmont’s Garbage Options

Photo: DPW Director Jay Marcotte modeling the possible containers Belmont residents could be using to place their waste in 2018.  The options how Belmont will gets rid of its garbage and recycling beginning in the summer of 2018 is increasing by the day. Single or dual stream? Use only big plastic bags you have to […]

Finding Belmont’s Honored Dead Made Easier By Eagle Scout’s Work

Photo: Belmont Eagle Scout Oliver Leeb with the Belmont Board of Selectmen. In Belmont’s two burial grounds, those interned who served the country hold an honored place in the town. But for relatives and historians, locating one of the 1,800 military service dead was haphazard at best as individuals would need to hunt between several […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

Letter to the Editor: Carbone Has Unmatched Experience for Belmont

Photo: Guy Carbone To the editor: I write in support of Guy Carbone for Selectman for the Town of Belmont and hope you will join me in voting for him on Tuesday, April 4.   Guy comes with an experience unmatched by his opponent. I firmly believe his skill-set and qualities will help ensure success in […]

Throw Out The Barrels: Belmont Eyeing Carry In, Carry Out Trash Policy

Photo: If the Belmont Department of Public Works has its way; the trash you make on town property will be equal to the trash you take out. At a recent meeting before the Belmont Board of Selectmen, the DPW’s Highway Division proposed a town-wide initiative of removing all trash barrels in municipal parks and commercial business […]

Candidate’s Statement: Guy Carbone – ‘Make a Real Decision About Belmont’s Future’

Photo: Guy Carbone, candidate for Belmont Board of Selectmen. My name is Guy Carbone. I ask you to vote for me for Selectman on April 4 and by doing so, make a real decision about Belmont’s future. Belmont must balance its spending needs against the ability of its residents to pay for them. However, the actions […]