Clearing Out: What to Know the Day After the Blizzard in Belmont


While the snow emergency parking ban will be lifted at noon today, Wednesday, Jan. 28, Belmont Department of Public Works Director Jay Marcotte is asking residents to keep their vehicles off of town streets for a bit longer. “It would be great if our crews could have clear streets to finish plowing,” Marcotte told the […]

All Hands on Deck: Belmont DPW Throwing Everything into Blizzard


Jay Marcotte, Belmont’s newly-installed Director of Public Works, said this past Saturday’s snowfall “was a chance for the department to shake the rust off” its response in preparing and handling the inevitable task for any New England town’s DPW in clearing roads of the white stuff. “It was only four-and-a-half inches in Belmont and we […]

Blanketed Belmont: All-Day Blizzard Finally Winding Down Tonight


A blizzard warning remains in effect in Belmont and all of eastern Massachusetts until 1 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 28, as the town and region have literally been shut down as a historic Nor’easter delivers nearly two feet of snow and gale force winds to New England. In its latest report issued at 4:34 a.m. today, Tuesday, Jan. 27, […]

Belmont Declares Parking Ban Beginning at 6PM Monday

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With a Nor’easter ready to blow into town, Belmont’s Department of Public Works has declared a town-wide parking ban beginning at 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 26.  During the ban, NO ON-STREET PARKING is allowed on Belmont street to allow the Highway Division to do a better job clearing the roadways. In addition, no parking is allowed in the […]

Belmont Light Asking Residents to be Prepared for Nor’easter

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Here is a press release from the folks at Belmont Light on the pending Nor’easter heading our way. The approaching winter storm is expected to bring heavy winds and high amounts of snowfall to Belmont. Belmont Light asks its customers to take the following measures to help ensure that they are prepared in case the […]

The Three Belmont Phone Numbers You’ll Need During the Nor’easter

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While the likelihood the worst to happen to most people during this coming Nor’easter is battling over what to watch on Netflix, there are specific phone numbers all Belmont residents should keep close “just in case” something beyond the norm does happen. Of course, for a true emergency in which health and safety are threatened, call 911. […]

Latest Nor’easter Update: Yup, A Big, Bad Blizzard Heading to Belmont

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Batten down the hatches, Belmont. A blizzard’s heading’ this way. The latest information from the National Weather Service, released at 3:53 a.m. this morning, Monday, Jan. 26, is predicting snow accumulations of “around 20 to 30 inches with locally higher amounts.” This nor’easter could match the 27.1 inches of snow that hit Boston in the famous Northeastern United […]

Historic Nor’easter Blowing into Belmont From Monday Evening Through Tuesday Night

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A massive Nor’easter will blow into Belmont and the region beginning Monday night and lasting for 24 hours, bringing up to two feet of snow along with blizzard conditions that will make travel dangerous. “This has the potential to be a historic storm,” noted the National Weather Service in Taunton which issued the Blizzard Warning at 12:34 p.m. […]