Last Year’s Failed Articles Return On Town Meeting’s Final Night

Photo: Floyd Carman, town treasurer. “If at first you don’t succeed, Try, try, try again,” goes the old proverb by Thomas Palmer. And on the final night of the 2018 annual Town Meeting, two articles that failed in 2017 will return for a second try before the town’s legislative body. Articles 24 and 25 are not […]

‘Big Number’: New Belmont High School Price Tag Likely Topping $300 Million

Photo: Residents viewing designs for the new Belmont High School, Jan. 16. It was always assumed a new or renovated Belmont High School would cost a pretty penny for taxpayers. After Tuesday’s joint public meeting led by the Belmont High School Building Committee, residents now have a clearer idea of the price tag to build […]

Town Election ’17: Carman Seeking Re-Election as Treasurer

Photo: Floyd Carman. Belmont Town Teasurer and long-time resident Floyd Carman told the Belmontonian this week he will be running to retain his post as the town’s manager of its financial assets and liabilities and tax collector. Now in his 12th year in the post, Carman is known for his ahearance to conservative financial principles which […]