Belmont Light Sends Crews To Restore Power To Florida’s Panhandle After Hurricane [VIDEO]

Photo: Belmont Light crews are heading to Florida’s Panhandle to help restore power after devastating hurricane.  The photos and videos don’t do justice to the destructive force which Category 5 Hurricane Michael brought to northwest Florida. Watch pic.twitter.com/eL9Pb4INAw by 𝕁𝕒𝕤𝕠𝕟 𝕂. 𝕄𝕠𝕣𝕣𝕖𝕝𝕝 (@CNNJason) October 11, 2018 In response to the natural disaster, Belmont Light has sent […]

During Three Day Heatwave, Belmont Light Asks Customers to Turn Down Electrical Use

Photo: It’s that hot! The next three days with temperatures in Belmont hitting the upper 90s, higher than normal energy usage and higher costs is on the way. Belmont Light is asking customers to help save energy and money by reducing electricity consumption between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Electricity cut during peak times helps Belmont mitigate […]

Tree Branch Cause Of Large Blackout Monday Night

Photo: Lights and air conditioning went out Monday at 8:15 p.m. At approximately 8:15 p.m. on Monday, July 9, a fallen tree branch struck Belmont Light electrical wires, resulting in a large power outage affecting customers in the eastern section of town, adjacent with Cambridge. Approximately 2,000 customers were initially without power in the area […]

Belmont Light: Help Save Energy, Turn Down Electrical Use 3 PM – 8 PM

Photo: It’s hot. The next several days will see temperatures in Belmont hit the 90s, and with that comes higher than normal energy usage and higher costs. Belmont Light is asking its customers to help Belmont save energy and money by reducing electricity consumption between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Electricity cut during peak times helps Belmont mitigate […]

Belmont Light Schedule Power Outage In Belmont Village Area 5 AM Saturday

Photo: Out goes the lights … and air conditioning. A small explosion on a piece of equipment on Friday afternoon, June 29 will require Belmont Light to cut power to homes in the Belmont Village neighborhood early Saturday morning, June 30. According to Belmont Light’s Aidan Leary, “Due to an equipment failure today, we must execute […]

Belmont Light Announces Summer Office Hours

Photo: Following the lead by the town, Belmont Light has announced changes to its office hours for the summer. From June 11 through Aug. 31, Belmont’s electrical utility company will be opening at 7 a.m. weekday, one hour earlier than its normal 8 a.m., in order to better serve our customers, especially those with contractors doing […]

Belmont Drives Electric Returning To The Chenery On June 24

Photo: The last Belmont Drives Electric brought out the crowds. Belmont Drives Electric’s next event will be held on Sunday, June 24 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Chenery Middle School at Washington and Oakley. Anyone who is interested is invited to come view and test drive electric vehicles (EV), including the Tesla Model 3, […]

Concord’s Assistant Director Selected To Head Belmont Light

Photo: Christopher Roy. Christopher Roy, the assistant director of the electrical utility in neighboring Concord, was selected Monday afternoon by the town’s Light Board. Roy “is a rising star in the field. He’s got a vision, a drive and the ability to take Belmont Light to the next level,” said Light Board Chair Adam Dash […]

Welcome The Winter Solstice With A Little (Belmont) Light On Thursday, Dec. 21

Photo: The town’s electrical utility, Belmont Light, will be Celebrating the Winter Solstice with its customers at the 40 Prince St. office on Thursday, Dec. 21 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.    The event is open to all Belmont Light customers, and everyone who attends is encouraged to bring a new or very gently used […]

Power Outage 2.0: Tuesday’s Lights Out Set For 11 PM

Photo: Out goes the lights. A wide swath of Belmont including Belmont Center to the Waverley Square neighborhood will experience a second “eclipse” in as many days. But the blackout on   will occur when Belmont Light switches off the power to 67 streets as the municipal electrical utility starts the process of transferring the current […]