Free for 30: Town Release New Belmont Center Parking Plan [Video]

Photo: A pay-by-plate kiosk in Pittsburgh. In an effort help to increase on-street parking turnover and availability for shoppers in Belmont Center, drivers parking along Leonard Street will need more than just change in their pockets; they’ll need to remember their license plate number.  According to a press release from the town dated Friday, March […]

As Projects Near Finish, Belmont Center Parking Plan Returns (As Does Free 2-Hr Parking in June)

Photo: Leonard Street’s newest structure. While the daily encounters with construction equipment and traffic delays along Leonard Street may feel like an eternal visit to Purgatory, the reconstruction of Belmont’s commercial hub’s roadways is just months from completion.  And with the finale of one task, the town has begun the next big chore, implementing the […]

New Parking Meters Installed in Belmont Center, Waverley

Photo: Parking Enforcement Officer Larry MacDonald assisting a resident with the new parking meter. It’s a warm market day, and a resident was caught off guard attempting to pay to park in the municipal lot in Belmont Center. “This doesn’t look familiar,” she said to Larry Macdonald, one of Belmont’s parking enforcement officers, as she viewed a […]

Hike in Parking Fees Spark Belmont Business Owners Ire

Photo: Bells & Whistles’ Meghan Aufiero at the community parking lot behind Belmont Center, Tuesday, Feb. 3.  There was a surprise waiting for Meghan Aufiero as she arrived for work at Bells & Whistles, the home furnishings, gifts and accessories store on Leonard Street on a frigid Tuesday morning, Feb. 3. As she was putting dollar […]

Belmont OKs Commuter Pass Program, Price Hikes for Town Lots

Straphangers using Belmont Center to catch buses or the commuter rail to work will soon lose most of their free parking options as the Belmont Board of Selectmen approved a plan Monday, Sept. 29 requiring commuters to purchase of a monthly pass to park along streets and town lots near the transportation hub. The recommendations […]