Vehicle Slips, Slides Into Art’s Specialties As Belmont Gets Hit By Storm

Photo: A vehicle took out two window at Trapelo Road’s Art’s Specialties. (Credit: Belmont Fire Dept.) The National Weather Service said today’s snow storm would cause hazardous driving Monday night. And a slick roadway under nearly six inches of snow resulted in a Toyota SUV slipping off the roadway and into Art’s Specialties at 369 […]

Belmont’s Snow Emergency Parking Ban Ends At 10 PM Thursday; Sidewalks Cleared By 8 PM Friday

Photo: Start diggin’ Belmont’s snow emergency parking ban will end effective at 10 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 17, according to an email from the Department of Public Works. Sidewalks Need To Be Cleared By 8 p.m. Friday The Office of Community Development is reminding residents that Belmont’s residential snow removal bylaw requires sidewalks along residential property […]

No Big Surprise: Snow Storm Closes Belmont Schools Thursday; Townwide Parking Ban Starts At Midnight

Photo: Remote snow day No big surprise here: There will be no school for all students on Thursday, Dec. 17, as a result of the winter storm. “This means that there will be no remote learning and no in-person learning tomorrow and our buildings will be closed,” read a press release from Belmont Superintendent John Phelan. Parking […]

Snow Storm Delays Thursday Trash/Recycling Pickup to Friday

Photo: Delayed a day The approaching snowstorm set to dump more than a foot of snow onto Belmont Wednesday and Thursday has forced the town’s rubbish vendor Waste Management to delay by one day the trash and recycling collection scheduled on Thursday, Dec. 17, according to the town’s Department of Public Works. The new pick […]

Grrrrr! Burrrrr! More Snow, Coldest Temperatures This Weekend

Not only can Belmont residents expect the fourth winter storm in the past month to arrive this weekend, the snow misery will be matched up with bone-chilling cold. The National Weather Service at 4:30 a.m. issued a Winter Storm Watch that will go into effect at 3 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, and remains through 7 […]

Belmont Schools Closed Monday, Emergency Parking Ban In Effect 6 PM Sunday

The instructions on shampoo bottles once had a familiar description: “Lather, rinse, repeat” which, if taken literally, would result in an endless loop of repeating the same steps. In the past two weeks, it has appeared the Belmont has been in that endless loop as for the third time in two weeks, the town will effectively shut down due to […]

Belmont’s Partial Parking Ban Is An Odd Situation

Due to the higher than predicated snowfall from Monday’s Groundhog Day snowstorm, Belmont has modified its snow emergency parking ban as Department of Public Works crews and private contractors play catch-up on clearing the more than foot of new snow that blanketed town streets and roads. According to Belmont Police and town officials, vehicles will be […]

Belmont to Experience Flash Freeze Conditions As Snow Totals Best Predictions

An arctic blast in the midst of today’s snow storm will cause any slush or standing water in Belmont and eastern Massachusetts to rapidly freeze causing hazardous road and pavement conditions, according to the National Weather Service in a Special Statement it released at 3:10 p.m. In addition moderate to occasionally heavy snow will continue, at […]