New Clay Pit Path Set To Open Mid-November; Vets Memorial A Bit Later

Photo: Work has already begun on the new path around Clay Pit Pond. It’s been more than two years after Town Meeting gave its OK, but finally, a premier Belmont recreation spot will soon have a new surface that the public will be able to use by Thanksgiving. In fact, work on the Clay Pit […]

Hands ’round the Pond: Belmont Stands Up for Safety and Civility

Photo: In the spirit of being a welcoming community, while acknowledging the recent increase in hate crimes across the state and nation, residents of Belmont and surrounding communities are invited to join “Stand-Up for Safety – Hands Around the Pond” on Saturday, Dec. 17, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on the Concord Avenue side […]

Look What Was Dragged Out Of Clay Pit Pond

Photo: The Clay Pit Pond Largemouth Bass. On Sunday morning, May 22, Belmont High sophomore Brian Alper caught himself a damn good lookin’ largemouth bass coming in at an impressive eight-plus pounds.  But it was where Alper reel in his catch that is just as jaw-dropping. No, he wasn’t on some crystal clear Berkshire County lake […]

Public Meeting on Intergenerational Walking Path at Clay Pit Pond

The Belmont Conservation Commission is sponsoring a public, interactive meeting with BETA Group to review initial design for Intergenerational Walking Path at Clay Pit Pond. BETA Group, the landscape architects selected to create the phased Master Plan will be attending the meeting. The meeting is open to the public. This is a great opportunity to work with a professional design team and help create a community park at Clay Pit Pond.

The Community Preservation Act has funded this project to produce a phased, master plan to create a fully accessible, intergenerational walking path at Clay Pit Pond. As part of the proposal, the Commission continues to sponsor meetings to include suggestions and comments from local officials and residents interested in the Clay Pit Pond park. The meeting will review the progress on the Master Plan, as drafted by BETA Group.