BREAKING: Beech Street Center, Belmont Media Open As Cooling Centers Until 7 PM Tuesday

Photo: The Beech Street Center. Due to high heat and humidity today, Tuesday, Aug. 7, the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St., is being used as a Cooling Center until 7 p.m. Belmont Media Center, at 9 Lexington St. in Waverley Square, is also being used as a center today until 7 p.m.  The National […]

Belmont Light Asks To Ease Up On Electrical Use During Heat Wave

Photo: Sunny hot days ahead. Belmont Light and its partner, Woburn-based energy efficiency firm Sagewell, are informing customers that today, Thursday, Aug. 11, and Friday, Aug. 12, are expected to be high electricity use days due to continued high temperatures across New England.  And the town’s electrical utility is asking residents and customers to help […]