Final Day to Register to Vote in Belmont’s Town Election is Wednesday, March 18

You have two days to register to have your voice heard in the coming town election. Belmont residents who are 18 years or older and a citizen of the United States can register to vote, but they must be registered to do so. In order to be eligible to vote in the April 7, 2015 […]

Town Clerk: Please Send in Your Town Census

The Belmont Town Clerk encourages all residents to complete and submit the annual town census as Massachusetts General Laws require an annual listing of residents as of Jan. 1. The census has been mailed to all households in Belmont about a month ago in early February. By filling out the annual census, residents provide proof of residence to protect their voting rights, are able to […]

Be Like Boris: Belmont Pet License Deadline is March 15

Photo: Boris, the Amazing Russian Circus Cat (Retired), is licensed for 2015. Is your pet “legal?” The clock is ticking on making your pet “legal”, at least in the eyes of the town of Belmont. The deadline for residents to obtain their annual dog and cat licenses is officially Sunday, March 15. But if you want to […]

Look Who’s Running: Town-Wide, Town Meeting Candidates on the Ballot

The “almost” final list of candidates on the 2015 Belmont Town Election has been released by Town Clerk Ellen Cushman on Monday, Feb. 23, with the hopeful trend of increased participation for those seeking to become Town Meeting members. The list is not yet a final because residents have until Thursday, March 5 to withdraw their candidacy by […]

Town Meeting Warrant Opening For a Month for Citizen’s Petitions

Always wanted to change Belmont? How about requiring new homes to be painted one of only eight colors (an actual petition in another state), force model aircraft operators to be licensed pilots (another one) and make dogs wear pants (that hasn’t been petitioned … yet). Your chance is coming next week when the town warrant […]

Special Town Meeting Limited to Belmont Center Reconstruction Pay Plan

That was quick! Belmont’s Special Town Meeting, scheduled for Monday, Nov. 17, will be a singular affair as town officials set an extremely tight window for residents to add anything else to the warrant. The warrant, which is the agenda of items to be brought before and voted on by Town Meeting members, was officially open for a single […]

Voter Registration Until 8 PM Today at Belmont Town Hall

To celebrate National Voter Registration Day, the Belmont Town Clerk’s office will remain open until 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, Sept. 23. Residents of Belmont who are citizens of the United States and will be age 18 or older on the day of the State election, Nov. 4, may register to vote at the Town Clerk’s […]

Town Clerk Holding ‘Late’ Night Voter Registration Sept. 23

To celebrate National Voter Registration Day, the Belmont Town Clerk’s office will remain open until 8 p.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 23. Residents of Belmont who are citizens of the United States and will be age 18 or older on the day of the State election, Nov. 4, may register to vote at the Town Clerk’s […]

Reminder from Belmont’s Town Clerk: There’s an Election Next Week

A reminder from Ellen Cushman, Belmont’s Town Clerk: The polls will be open in Belmont for the State Primary Election, Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Please check the Town Clerk’s web pages for more information Voting Locations Precinct 1: Belmont Memorial Library, Assembly Room, 336 Concord Avenue Precinct 2: Belmont Town Hall, […]

Time’s Running Short to Register in State Elections

Here is information that will confirm that summer is nearly over: the biennial State Elections are just around the corner as Massachusetts voters this year will select several important statewide political officials including a new Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General and Treasurer along with members of Congress and the state legislature. If you want to be part of the process, Belmont Town […]