Time To Learn About Time Of Use Rates, A Pilot Program For Belmont Light Customers

Photo: Poster for the Time of Use Rates Over the past two years, Belmont Light, the Light Board Advisory Committee, and the Municipal Light Board have joined together to explore an innovative rate design called Time of Use Rates for Belmont Light customers.  The coalition is currently planning to run a pilot rate program to begin late […]

‘Not Sexy’ But Important: Public Meeting On Future Of Belmont Light Governance Dec. 14

Photo: The future of Belmont Light’s governance will be discussed on Dec. 14. Select Board Chair Roy Epstein said the discussion of the future of how the local electrical utility will be overseen is hardly the most alluring of topics to the general public. But that shouldn’t prevent residents from avoiding a Zoom-based public forum […]

High Wind Advisory Monday, Tree Damage, Power Outages Likely During Gusty Conditions

Photo: Trees will be buffeted by high winds this afternoon and night. The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warn for Belmont and eastern Massachusetts beginning at 3 p.m., Monday, Nov. 30, and lasting until 1 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1. Residents can expect steady west winds between 20 to 30 mph with […]

Wednesday’s High Winds Create Outages In Belmont

Photo: Downed trees due to high winds are causing power outages this morning Gusty winds are the cause of a number of moderate sized outages throughout Belmont on Wednesday morning, Sept. 30. Belmont Light reported two distinct outage areas on the east and on the west side of town. One is located in and just […]

Town of Belmont High Heat/Humidity Advisory

Photo: The heat map from the National Weather Service. Due to the current period of high heat and humidity, the Town of Belmont encourages everyone to stay cool and hydrated and to check on elderly friends and neighbors while following good social distancing practices.  Seniors with questions about staying cool during this especially warm period […]

Light Board Names Asst. GM Craig Spinale To Belmont Light’s Top Post

Photo: Craig Spinale, Belmont Light Craig Spinale will be dropping the “assistant” from his title as he was named the new General Manager at Belmont Light. The eight-year veteran of Belmont’s independent electric utility was appointed to Belmont Light’s top position by the town’s Light Board – which is made up of the three members […]

Belmont Light’s Chris Roy Leaving To Run Shrewsbury’s Utility

Photo: Chris Roy, Belmont Light GM Belmont Light’s General Manager Christopher Roy, who brought much needed stability to a sometimes troubled utility, is leaving his post to take over the running of the Shrewsbury Electric and Cable Operations. Roy told the Light Board at its Monday, May 18 meeting that his first day in his […]

Belmont Light’s Winter Celebration/Blanket Drive Set For Thursday

Photo: Part of the poster for Belmont Light’s Winter Celebration and Blanket Drive. The town’s electrical utility, Belmont Light, will be celebrating the Winter season with its customers at the 40 Prince St. office on Thursday, Dec. 19 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.    The event is open to all Belmont Light customers. Those attending […]

What To Know When The Lights Go Out In Belmont

Photo: Downed trees could cause electric outages. Falling trees and and broken branches could cause electric outages throughout Belmont as the region is buffered by a fall nor’easter. National Weather Service forecasters said that “strong to damaging winds” with maximum gusts of up to 40 miles per hour are expected to peak Thursday afternoon into […]

Changes Coming to Online Payments for Belmont Light Customers

Photo: Belmont Light will soon turn to a new online payment processor. Starting Monday, Sept. 9, Belmont Light will be switching its online payment processor from InvoiceCloud to NISC’s SmartHub.  SmartHub can be accessed by following the link on the front page of www.BelmontLight.com or by visiting BelmontLight.SmartHub.coop  To start, customers will need only their account number […]