Be Prepared as Wintery Blast Coming to Belmont on Monday

Photo: Belmont, after the snow. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Belmont and Eastern Massachusetts that will be in effect all day Monday, Feb. 8 and ending during the morning commute Tuesday.  The service is predicting between six to ten inches of snow to fall in the region, becoming most intense […]

The Cost of Too Much: Special Town Meeting To Pay $1.35 Million Snow Removal Bill

Photo: The bill for snow removal is double the allocated amount. It costs a lot to push aside nine feet of snow. And the town is setting aside time at next month’s annual Town Meeting to pay the bill for removing the record snow that fell on Belmont’s thoroughfares this season. The Special Town Meeting article – […]

Snow Ends Noon Sunday, Now the Cold and Dangerous Wind Chill

After more than a foot of snow has in Belmont in the past 18 hours, the fourth storm in the past three weeks is expected to end at noon, Sunday, Feb. 15 with a peek of sunshine expected this afternoon. Nearby Lexington picked up 16.6 inches of snow while Winchester saw 13 inches fall, according to […]

Belmont’s Partial Parking Ban Is An Odd Situation

Due to the higher than predicated snowfall from Monday’s Groundhog Day snowstorm, Belmont has modified its snow emergency parking ban as Department of Public Works crews and private contractors play catch-up on clearing the more than foot of new snow that blanketed town streets and roads. According to Belmont Police and town officials, vehicles will be […]

No School Tuesday Due to Snow, Partial Lifting of Parking Ban at 7AM

The larger-than-expected snow fall from the Groundhog Day storm has forced the Belmont Public Schools to be closed once again tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 3. This marks the fourth snow day to be called in the past week. According to the Belmont Police Department, the snow emergency parking ban will be partially lifted at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, […]

Not Again: Belmont Under Third Winter Storm Warning in 10 Days

In the English children’s song, “I’ll Tell Me Ma,” the lyrics declare “Let the wind and the rain and the hail blow high/Snow come shovelin’ from the sky.” And for the third time in 10 days, Belmont will witness another blast of shove-able snow as the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the […]

Nor’easter on Thanksgiving Eve. That’s All You Need to Know

To hear and read the forecasts being bandied about for tomorrow, Thanksgiving Eve, one would believe the Boston region is teetering on the edge of the apocalypse due to the anticipation of the dreaded Nor’easter. “Nor’easter Likely To Bring Thanksgiving Travel Chaos to Northeast” shouts the headline from a national broadcasting corporation. “Expectations for an approaching nor’easter have shifted, […]

Snow, Yes Snow, in the Forecast for Friday’s Commute in Belmont

Ugh. The National Weather Service office in Taunton issued a hazardous weather outlook at 4:27 p.m. this afternoon, Thursday, Nov. 13 for eastern Massachusetts including Belmont forecasting a “moderate probability of an inch or two of snow” beginning after midnight, Friday, Nov. 14. The resulting snow “may cause slippery travel during the Friday morning commute,” read […]