Forum This Thursday To Discuss How Belmont Can Reach Goals Of Equitable, Affordable Housing

Photo: A road towards more equitable housing in Belmont Belmont Against Racism, The Belmont Housing Trust, The Belmont Media Center, and the Belmont Human Rights Commission are hosting an informational public forum titled “Belmont’s Road to Housing Equity this Thursday, April 29 at 6:55 p.m. via Zoom or live on Belmont Media Center. It will be an evening […]

As Yard Sale Season Begins, Know The Town’s Bylaw Before Putting Out The Signs

Photo: Yard sales are just around the corner Belmont Town Clerk Ellen Cushman wants to remind all residents a permit is required for all yard sales according to the Belmont General Bylaw §60-910 setting the limit of three sales in a calendar year and articulates requirements for those holding private sales. If you intend to […]

Registration Underway For Underwood Pool Summer Season

Photo: Registration for Belmont residents to purchase membership to the Underwood Pool is now underway. Any remaining passes will be released to non-residents on June 1 at 8 a.m. Opening day at the Underwood is currently scheduled for Wednesday, June 23. The closing day of the pool is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 1.  Public swim block will […]

Memorial Day Observance Set For Belmont Cemetery At 11 AM, May 31

Photo: The 2019 Memorial Day observance at Belmont Cemetery After being cancelled due in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the annual Memorial Day Observance returns in 2021 as Belmont honors those residents who fell defending the country. The observance will take place at Belmont Cemetery adjacent Grove Street on Monday, May 31, at 11 […]

Town Meeting Warrant Briefing Set For Thursday, April 15 at 7 p.m.

Photo: Poster for the April 15 Warrant Briefing The Warrant Committee and Belmont League of Women Voters will co-sponsor a Warrant Briefing for Town Meeting Segment A to introduce Town Meeting Members to the articles in the warrant for the first section of the annual 2021 Town Meeting on Thursday, April 15 at 7 p.m.   […]

Celebrating 25 Years, Join Team Belmont In Virtual Mother’s Day Walk For Peace

Photo: Poster for this year’s Mother’s Day Walk For Peace Belmont is preparing for a strong presence in the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute’s Annual Mother’s Day Walk for Peace, a beloved Boston tradition and celebration of the potential to create more peaceful communities.  As the Institute’s largest fundraising event, the Walk for Peace helps […]

Public Meeting On Federal COVID Funds And State Aid Set For Wednesday, March 31

Photo: Poster to the meeting The $8.6 million Belmont will receive from the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan has been the topic of a heated debate ever since it was signed into law by President Biden on March 11. In one corner are those who are attempting to defeat a $6.2 million Proposition 2 1/2 […]

COVID Casualty: Memorial Day Parade Cancelled Again

Photo: The 2018 Memorial Day parade While the number of Belmont and state residents vaccinated is growing by the day – nearing one-in-five in the next weeks – the coronavirus continues to play havoc with a return to normalcy. The latest example of that trend is the long-standing tradition of the Memorial Day parade and […]

Unlike Georgia, Belmont Welcomes Absentee, Early Voting By Mail; A Special Request Regarding Casting Ballots At School Precincts

Photo: Town Clerk will take absentee ballots until election day. There’s still time to obtain absentee and early voting ballots: Deadline is Tuesday, March 31 Voters who are unable to go to the polls to vote on Election Day, or are worried about the COVID impacts, may request that a ballot be mailed to them. […]

Graduation Taking Place At Harris Field, ‘Prom’ Cruise A Bon Voyage To Class Of ’21

Photo: A return to in-person graduation for the Class of 2021 They’ll be cheering in the Harris Field stands on the weekend of June 5-6 but it won’t be for the rugby or lacrosse teams. The Belmont High School class of 2021 will be receiving their diplomas in person – following socially distance protocol, of […]