Letter To The Editor: Belmont’s Poll Workers and Election Staff are Amazing

Photo: Election workers Dear Neighbors and Voters of Belmont: While many Americans are focused on the results of the Nov. 3  Presidential Election, I  call special attention to our fellow Belmont neighbors who served as election workers to guarantee the rightful exercise of our treasured right to vote, even in the midst of a global […]

Special Town Meeting Set For Sept. 21 Using Zoom, TurningPoint Voting

Photo: Belmont Town Meeting Members are being asked to SAVE THE DATES for a Special Town Meeting taking place on Monday, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. Additional sessions will be held on Sept.  23 and 30. The meeting will again be held by remote-access using Zoom and TurningPoint just as we did for the annual Town Meeting […]

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, […]

Belmont Voters Come Out All Day To Cast Ballots In State Primary

Photo: They voted Tuesday. A small stream can eventually over time create a deep valley. On Tuesday, it was a steady stream throughout the day entering Belmont’s eight polling sites that produced an impressive figure of residents to take the time to vote on a hot, humid election day. Approximately 5,000 voters or just under 30 […]

Belmont Holding Training Sessions On High School Ballot Question, Open Meeting Update

Photo: Questions on the ballot this November. It will be the largest “ask” of voters in Belmont’s history when a debt exclusion question authorizing approximately $220 million to build a new Belmont High and Upper Middle schools will likely be presented on the Nov. 6 ballot. Because of its historic nature of the question, between […]

Bare Minimum Of Resident Show Interest In Running For Town Offices, Meeting

Photo: With a little more than 24 hours remaining to submit nomination papers for the 2018 Town Election, the overriding question would appear to be: anyone out there? With the deadline of Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 5 p.m. fast approaching, Belmont voters could be rubber stamps on April 3 when eligible voters head for the polls […]

Belmont Requires Yard Sale Permits – Which Are Free and Online

Photo: Get your permit now. With summer underway and the weekends filled with signs pointing to the nearest garage sale, the Belmont Town Clerk’s office wants to remind all residents that via town bylaw a permit is required for all “yard sales,” with a limit of three in a calendar year. “If you intend to […]

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 […]

Know Before You Vote: Town Election Is April 4; Are You Ready?

Photo: Town Clerk’s Office Belmont’s Town Election is approximately two weeks away and it is now time for residents to check your voter registration, party affiliation, voting status, their precinct and polling location to save time and avoid frustration on Election Day. Where do I vote? Belmont’s voting precincts and locations: Precinct 1 – Belmont […]

Town Clerk’s Office Closed Tuesday for Election Audit

Photo: Handcount will be underway Tuesday. The Belmont Town Clerk’s office will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 15 as the town undergoes an audit of results from the Presidential Election for one of the town’s precincts. Now before anyone believes that residents of Belmont Hill are committing widespread voter fraud, according to Town Clerk Ellen Cushman, […]