Gas Line Replacement Begins Friday at Washington and Branchaud

Photo: Road work on Washington and Branchaud. The prep work has been done, and the work to replace a major utility line a block from the Chenery Middle School is set to begin today. National Grid is scheduled to replace the natural gas main at the intersection of Branchaud Road and Washington Street. As part of […]

Belmont Joins Ranks With Communities on Gas Leak Legislation

Photo: Yvonne Brown (left) and Jennifer Marusiak of Mothers Out Front. The rotten egg smell associated with leaking natural gas – it’s actually a chemical additive called mercaptan – is an annoyance that dampens your outdoor activities or forces windows to be closed on summer nights. But the problem of leaking gas mains goes beyond the […]

OverNight Work Set for Commuter Rail Bridge Until Friday

Photo: The Belmont Center Commuter Rail bridge. Much needed gas work will require National Grid to spend the overnight for most of this week tearing up and repairing infrastructure under the Belmont Center Commuter Rail bridge. Glenn Clancy, director of the Community Development Office, told the Belmont Board of Selectmen Monday, July 27, said the […]

National Grid’s Gas Repair Complicates Waverley Square Road Work

It’s now official: Waverley Square is going to be a mess! In a release issued today, Friday, April 4, the Belmont Police Department report that in addition to the closure of the Waverley Square municipal parking lot and Chruch Street as part of the Trapelo/Belmont Corridor Reconstruction Project beginning on April 14, National Grid announced […]