Parking Ban Ends 6AM Wednesday, Schools’ Start Delayed By 1 Hour

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Photo: Shovel. Tuesday’s Nor’easter wasn’t as powerful as first anticipated but it did leave a mess around town (including a number of power outages in Waverley Square and Harvard Lawn) and its effect will be felt on parking and schools this Wednesday. The Snow Emergency Parking Ban, which began at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, […]

Snow Shut Down: Town, School Closed Tuesday; Parking Ban Begins 5PM Tuesday

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Photo: It’ll be snowy in Belmont Tuesday. Like you didn’t see this coming. With the season’s biggest Nor’easter on the doorstep, Belmont – along with most of the state – is battening down in preparation for more than a foot and a half of snow on Tuesday, March 14. Belmont’s public schools, town buildings and the […]

Early Warning: Storm Watch Already Issued For Tuesday’s Nor’easter

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Photo: Winter Storm Watch issued for Tuesday’s Nor’easter. It is more than 24 hours away but the National Weather Service has already issued a Winter Storm Watch for Belmont and the region for a classic Nor’easter that will arrive late Monday night and remain in the area for 24 hours. Issued at 9:58 p.m. on […]

Snow Again: Gusty Blizzard on Tap for Sunday Evening/Monday

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Photo: Snow? Again? The National Weather Service Sunday morning, Feb. 12, has issued the second winter storm warning in three days lasting until 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 13. The storm will be the second nor’easter since Friday’s whiteout which brought nine inches of snow over eight hours on Thursday, Feb. 9.  The NWS is predicting […]

February Nor’easter Blowing into Belmont Thursday AM, Lasting All Day

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Photo: You know the drill. A good ol’ Nor’easter will dump between four inches to a foot of snow in Belmont all-day Thursday, Feb. 9. At 10 a.m. today, Wednesday, Feb. 8, the National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning for eastern Massachusetts including Belmont from 6 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 9 to midnight, Friday, […]

Clearing Out: What to Know the Day After the Blizzard in Belmont

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While the snow emergency parking ban will be lifted at noon today, Wednesday, Jan. 28, Belmont Department of Public Works Director Jay Marcotte is asking residents to keep their vehicles off of town streets for a bit longer. “It would be great if our crews could have clear streets to finish plowing,” Marcotte told the […]

All Hands on Deck: Belmont DPW Throwing Everything into Blizzard

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Jay Marcotte, Belmont’s newly-installed Director of Public Works, said this past Saturday’s snowfall “was a chance for the department to shake the rust off” its response in preparing and handling the inevitable task for any New England town’s DPW in clearing roads of the white stuff. “It was only four-and-a-half inches in Belmont and we […]

Blanketed Belmont: All-Day Blizzard Finally Winding Down Tonight

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A blizzard warning remains in effect in Belmont and all of eastern Massachusetts until 1 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 28, as the town and region have literally been shut down as a historic Nor’easter delivers nearly two feet of snow and gale force winds to New England. In its latest report issued at 4:34 a.m. today, Tuesday, Jan. 27, […]

Belmont Declares Parking Ban Beginning at 6PM Monday

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With a Nor’easter ready to blow into town, Belmont’s Department of Public Works has declared a town-wide parking ban beginning at 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 26.  During the ban, NO ON-STREET PARKING is allowed on Belmont street to allow the Highway Division to do a better job clearing the roadways. In addition, no parking is allowed in the […]