Town Meeting Begins Monday, April 30 With Non-Financial Articles

Photo: The annual town meeting in Belmont. Belmont’s 2018 Town Meeting gets underway at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 30 at Belmont High School’s auditorium. For many of the Town Meeting Members in Belmont, the start of the annual get-together – which begins Monday, April 30 – is like Christmas and the 4th of July all […]

Town Election ’18: Donner, Burgess-Cox Heading To School Board As Few Voters Venture Out To The Polls

Photo: Asst. Town Clerk Meg Piccione reading the results of the Belmont Town Election on April 3. In a town election that saw one of the lowest turnouts in the past decade, a teacher topped the ballot in the race to run the Belmont’s schools.  In the only competitive town-wide race, newcomer Tara Donner outpaced […]

Belmont Votes: 2018 Town Election

Photo: The annual Belmont Town Election takes place on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.  And below is information that will make the process of casting your ballot all that much easier. Whose running for town wide and Town Meeting  Click here for the Belmont League of Women Voters Guide […]

Absentee Voting Available Until Monday, April 2

Photo: Vote at Town Hall until April 2 Residents who wish to take advantage of absentee voting in the annual town-wide election can do so at the Belmont Town Clerk’s office until noon, April 2, the day before the election.  To vote absentee, all ballot requests must be made in writing and received before noon on April […]

Why Wait For The Mail? The League’s Belmont Voter Guide Is Now Online

Photo: It’s here! This time online! The Belmont League of Women Voters annual Voter Guide, the essential pamphlet for all registered residents who will be coming out to vote at the Town Election on April 3, is now online.  While the print copy of the guide is at the printers and won’t be sent to […]

Town Election ’18: Ballot Set For Town Meeting; A Race For School Committee

Photo: Pam Eagar readies to run for Town Meeting. Pam Eagar has spent 40 years in Belmont, raising seven children (all attending the Belmont schools) and taking care of her mother in her home on Claflin Street near Belmont Center.  Now, with the kids away and with time on her hands, Eagar wants to make a […]

Bare Minimum Of Resident Show Interest In Running For Town Offices, Meeting

Photo: With a little more than 24 hours remaining to submit nomination papers for the 2018 Town Election, the overriding question would appear to be: anyone out there? With the deadline of Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 5 p.m. fast approaching, Belmont voters could be rubber stamps on April 3 when eligible voters head for the polls […]

Alper Withdraws From Race To Keep Seat On Health Board; Leaving With Two ‘Victories’

Photo: Saying he felt he should go out on top – “like David Ortiz” – Dr. David Alper announced today, Saturday, Feb. 10, he was withdrawing his nomination for election to a record 11th term on the Belmont Board of Health. “I want to leave before people started saying ‘What’s with that old guy? Get […]

You Still Have Time To Get On The Town Election Ballot; Deadline is Feb. 13

Photo: Nomination papers Nomination papers for the Annual Town Election on April 3, (Town Meeting Member and Town-wide offices) are available now at the Town Clerk’s Office, and are due back to the Town Clerk for certification by Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 5 p.m. Fifty certified signatures of registered Belmont voters are required for Town-wide office, 25 certified signatures of […]

UPDATE: Town Election ’18: Caputo In, Williams Out for Selectmen; A Race For Health Board [VIDEO]

Photo: Tom Caputo delivers his nomination papers to Town Clerk Ellen Cushman. There will be a new face on the Belmont Board of Selectmen. The question now is will there be a race for the open seat? So far the facts are that one-term selectman and current chair Jim Williams said he will not submit […]