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 Rate Payers To See Water, Sewer Bills Rise Less Than 1 Percent

Photo: A slight increase this year in water and sewer rates. Belmont ratepayers will see their combined water and sewer bill increase a minuscule one half of a percent in the 2019 fiscal year beginning on July 1 as the Belmont Board of Selectmen approved the recommendations from the Belmont Department of Public Works on Monday, […]

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 […]

Belmont World Series Presents ‘All the Dreams in the World’ on Monday, April 2

Photo: Pamela Ramos stars in “All the Dreams in the World” The North American premiere of the France/Portugal film “All the Dreams in the World” (“Tous les rêves du monde”) will be screened on Monday, April 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Belmont’s Studio Cinema, 376 Trapelo Rd., as part of the Belmont World Film 17th annual International Film […]

Big Street Closures/Delays Monday, April 2 in Belmont

Photo: Upper Concord Avenue between Winter and Marsh streets. The Belmont Police Department has issued a pair of street advisories that will impact traffic in and through Belmont on Monday, April 2. On Monday and Tuesday, FE French Construction will close the outbound (heading towards Lexington) upper Concord Avenue between Winter and Marsh streets starting at […]

Pats Are Back! Tixs, Sponsorships Are On Sale Today For May 23 Game

Photo: To the hoop with the Patriots and Boosters. The New England Patriots are returning for another visit to Belmont! The Belmont Boosters will be holding its fifth annual New England Patriots Basketball Fundraiser on Wednesday, May 23, at 7 p.m. at Belmont High School’s Wenner Field House. Members of the Super Bowl Champion New […]

Controlling Trash And Rats: Carry-In/Carry-Out Trial Set For Joey’s Park, Town Field

Photo: Goodbye, rat magnet. There were two photos projected on the wide screen at the Board of Selectmen’s Room during the board’s meeting on Monday, March 26. On the left of the screen was a collection of garbage loaded up on a broken water fountain including what appeared to be a dirty diaper. The right […]

Three Finalist Up For Wellington Elementary Principal Post

Photo: Wellington Elementary School. They have met with teachers and staff, a parents group and administrators. And the selection of the next principal of the Roger Wellington Elementary School is in the home stretch with one of three candidates to be selected to take the reins from Amy Spangler, who left after five years at the […]

Absentee Voting Available Until Monday, April 2

Photo: Vote at Town Hall until April 2 Residents who wish to take advantage of absentee voting in the annual town-wide election can do so at the Belmont Town Clerk’s office until noon, April 2, the day before the election.  To vote absentee, all ballot requests must be made in writing and received before noon on April […]

Finally: Teachers, Educators Ratify Three-Year Contract With School Committee

Photo: The BEA is Belmont’s largest employee union with 500 members. The members of three of four bargaining units of the Belmont Education Association have this month ratified new three-year contracts with the Belmont School Committee, all retroactive to September 2017, the start of the current school year. The new contract comes four months after […]