Nearly Here: Deadline To Register To Vote In Town Election March 13

Photo: Get registered! The deadline to register to vote and be qualified to vote in the annual Town Election (this year on Tuesday, April 2) is 8 p.m. March 13. Eligibility requirements to register to vote in Massachusetts: must currently live in the town or city that your voting in,  At least 18 years old […]

Considering Running for Elected Office in Belmont? No Time Like the Present

Photo: It’s getting close to the deadline for nomination papers to be submitted. Ellen Cushman, Belmont’s Town Clerk, announced this week that nomination papers for Town Offices are available for those running for office. All candidates must be registered voters of Belmont. Belmont’s form of government is a representative Town Meeting and we have seven […]

Nomination Papers For Town-Wide, Town Meeting Election Now Available

Photo: Nomination papers. Belmont Town Clerk Ellen Cushman announced Friday, Jan. 3 that nomination papers for elected town-wide 0ffices are available for those who wish to run. All candidates must be registered voters of Belmont. In addition to those races, 12 representative Town Meeting Members are elected for three-year terms from each of the town’s […]

Two New Belmont Police Officers Sworn In

Photo: (from left) Town Clerk Ellen Cushman, Belmont Police Officers Brian Conneely, Evan Nichols, Belmont Chief Richard McLaughlin. New Belmont Police Officers Brian Conneely and Evan Nichols were sworn in by Belmont Town Clerk Ellen O’Brien Cushman at a ceremony held in the Board of Selectmen’s room at Town Hall on Friday Dec. 21. On Thursday […]

Early Voting Has Begun In Belmont; Final Day Friday, Nov. 2 [VIDEO]

Photo: Early voting has begun. Thanks to the 2016 changes to the Massachusetts General Laws, any registered voter of Massachusetts may choose to cast a ballot for the State Election (candidates and four questions) before Election Day on Nov. 6. The law permits registered voters to cast ballots during the designated period of Early Voting, […]

Final Day To Register To Vote In State Election On Wednesday, Oct 17

Photo: The last day to register is Oct. 17. It’s down to the wire for those residents who want to register to vote in the coming State Election on Tuesday, Nov. 6 – which will include the debt exclusion for the new 7-12 Belmont High School – as the final day is Wednesday, Oct. 17. […]

What To Know About Next Week’s State Primary Election

Photo: Belmont residents voting at Precinct 2 in Town Hall. Voting in the Massachusetts State Primary will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 4  Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. WHO CAN VOTE AND FOR WHICH PARTY Your enrollment as a voter will determine which party ballot you can choose to vote in. […]

Primary Election Deadline For Voter Registration, Party Changes Is Aug. 15 at 8 PM

Photo: State Party Primary Sept. 4. The Belmont Town Clerk reminds residents who have not registered to vote that Wednesday, Aug. 15 is the deadline to register to vote if they want to participate in the Massachusetts Primary on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Aug. 15 is also the deadline for registered voters who wish to change their party […]

Town Election ’18: Donner, Burgess-Cox Heading To School Board As Few Voters Venture Out To The Polls

Photo: Asst. Town Clerk Meg Piccione reading the results of the Belmont Town Election on April 3. In a town election that saw one of the lowest turnouts in the past decade, a teacher topped the ballot in the race to run the Belmont’s schools.  In the only competitive town-wide race, newcomer Tara Donner outpaced […]

Belmont Votes: 2018 Town Election

Photo: The annual Belmont Town Election takes place on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. 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 that much easier. Whose running for town wide and Town Meeting  Click here for the Belmont League of Women Voters Guide […]