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, […]

Saturday Early Voting, 9AM-4PM, As 2,184 Residents Have Cast Ballots

Photo: Early voting in Belmont. Belmont residents will have the opportunity to cast their Presidential ballot over the weekend as the town has extended early voting hours to Saturday, Oct. 29.  Registered voters will be able to have their voices heard between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. at Belmont Town Hall, said Town Clerk Ellen […]

Nearly 400 Cast Ballots on First Day of Early Voting in Belmont

Photo: Tom Dolan of Clifton Street casts the first early election ballot in Belmont. Just before 8 a.m., Monday, Oct. 24, Greg Poulos and his daughter, Linnea, entered Belmont Town Hall on a mission: To vote. The Poulos’, who live on Oak Avenue, joined 386 of their fellow residents Monday who took advantage of the […]

Town Wide, Town Meeting Nomination Papers Available Next Week

Photo: Nomination papers  Belmont Town Clerk Ellen Cushman told The Belmontonian nomination papers for Town Meeting and Town-wide office will be available at the Clerk’s Office starting next week.  Cushman said she has yet to set the deadline for returning nomination papers to the Town Clerk’s office.  The 2016 Town Election will take place on Tuesday, April 5.  […]

Town Clerk: The FYI on the Annual Town Election

Photo: Election day in Belmont. The annual Belmont Town Election will take place in one week, Tuesday, April 7, 2015, according to Town Clerk Ellen Cushman. And below is information that will make the process of casting your ballot all the easier. Voting Places For voting purposes, Belmont is divided into eight voting precincts, located […]

Less Than a Week to Turn In Town Meeting, Town Wide Nomination Papers

The good news, said Belmont Town Clerk Ellen Cushman, is the number of residents who took out nomination papers will result in competitive races in nearly all of Belmont’s eight precincts. The bad news, see added, is that many potential candidates have yet to turn in those papers with the signature of 25 Belmontians to her. “They’ve […]

Thinking of Running for Elected Office? Now’s the Time to Act

Have you ever considered running for elected office for Belmont? How about being a Town Meeting member? If you have, the Belmont Town Clerk’s Office advises that time is running short on this opportunity to represent the town or your precinct as the due date to submit nomination papers is fast approaching – Tuesday, Feb. 17 – to see […]