The Grass To Be Greener Along Sidewalks As Town Focuses On Separating People, Cars

Photo: Along Bartlett Avenue. Grass is good, according to Belmont Office of Community Development Director Glenn Clancy. No, the longtime town engineer is not expressing his opinion on the future of marijuana sales in Belmont, but rather the grass strip between sidewalks and the roadways which are located on a majority of the town’s byways. Now under […]

14 Roads Slated For Reconstruction in Fiscal ’18

Photo: It’s so bad, it’s a winner! (Thanks, Google) For homeowners on 14 roads in Belmont: Congratulations, you’ve won the bad street lottery. According to the town’s Office of Community Development, the thoroughfares you live on are deemed so in disrepair – more than half of the roads have a pavement condition index (PCI) rating in […]

Belmont Begins, Yet Again, Search to Find Source Polluting Mystic Watershed

Photo: Glenn Clancy may not look like Benedict Cumberbatch, but like the hugely popular sleuth the actor plays on BBC television, Belmont’s town engineer will be doing his best Sherlock Holmes as he attempts to find the source of what has been dirtying up a nearby major watershed that has been dogging the town for […]

Lucky 13: Town Names Streets To Be Resurfaced in 2016

Photo: Palfrey Road. It’s appropriate that Palfrey Road is adjacent to the large United Methodist Church in Cushing Square. Many drivers seek the solace of prayer before navigating the roadway’s deep potholes and numerous ruts that have destroyed their fair share of residents’ vehicles suspensions, alignments and tires over the past decades. Now those prayers […]