Schools to End Year $536K in the Hole, But They Have a Way to Fill It

Photo: Red ink at the School District. They scrimped and saved, cut and did without. But skyrocketing costs f0r special education and rapid enrollment expenses will result in the Belmont School District ending the fiscal year approximately half a million in the red, according to Belmont Superintendent John Phelan. Speaking before the Belmont School Committee on Tuesday, […]

The Cost of Too Much: Special Town Meeting To Pay $1.35 Million Snow Removal Bill

Photo: The bill for snow removal is double the allocated amount. It costs a lot to push aside nine feet of snow. And the town is setting aside time at next month’s annual Town Meeting to pay the bill for removing the record snow that fell on Belmont’s thoroughfares this season. The Special Town Meeting article – […]