It’s Good to be Green: State Provides $250K in Energy Saving Grants

Photo: The Burbank school. Kermit The Frog famously lamented “It’s not easy being green.” But recently for the town of Belmont, being green is not just easy but pretty darn profitable. Last month, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources Green Communities Division approved an award of $250,000 for four projects the town proposed in a “Green Communities […]

Snow Parking Ban in Belmont; Schools Closed Monday, Town Offices Open at 11AM

Photo: Another storm in Belmont. Belmont is under a SNOW EMERGENCY PARKING BAN on all roadways and municipal parking lots including at Belmont schools effective at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12 until further notice. Vehicles in violation of the ban will be towed at the owner’s expense.  Belmont Public Schools will be closed on Monday, […]

We Give Up: Schools, Town, Library Closed For Thursday’s Nor’easter

Photo: School’s out for … Thursday! Belmont has surrendered to tomorrow’s Nor’easter. With approximately a foot of snow predicted to fall from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, most of Belmont will be shut down for the day. Belmont Public Schools will be closed due to the snow and associated events and sporting contests […]

Belmont Officers, Town Agree to Contract … And Prepares For Another

Photo: Police Headquarters. It took a while, but the town and the union representing the cops on the beat have OK’d a new agreement in which Belmont officers receive a wage increase with some concessions – including limited drug testing – on their part. And in a few months, the two sides will be right […]

Concord Under Construction For Next Five Days

Photo: The road work begins on Concord Avenue.  The main thoroughfare from Cambridge and Belmont High School to Belmont Center and points west will be reduced to a single lane as the roadway undergoes much-needed repair and repaving, according to the town’s Office of Community Development. Concord Avenue from the commuter rail bridge to Cottage […]