Advise And Consent: Town Meeting Opens Budget Season With Roll Call Q&A

Photo: Mike Widmer, Belmont’s Town Moderator. While the second half of Belmont’s annual Town Meeting is dedicated to all things budgets and numbers, the reconvened gathering of the town’s legislative body tonight, Wednesday, May 29, will have the opportunity to give its “advise and consent” on the contentious matter of roll call votes. The evening’s […]

Town Names 15 Member Belmont High School Building Committee

Photo: Site of the new high school. A mix of professionals and residents, officials and those experienced in constructing large projects were appointed to the newly-formed Belmont High School Building Committee, announced at the Board of Selectmen’s meeting on Monday, March 14. Town Moderator Michael Widmar, who called the renovation “one of the most important […]

Postponing Belmont’s Special Town Meeting Could Be A ‘Snow’-Day Decision

Photo: It will Town Moderator Mike Widmer’s (left) decision to postpone Monday’s Special Town Meeting. The possibility of difficult traveling conditions and limited parking at the Chenery Middle School could put on hold Belmont’s Special Town Meeting scheduled to convene Monday night, Feb. 8. at 7 p.m. With a Winter Storm Warning in effect for […]