The trick or treating was just the latest sign that things are kind of sort of returning to normal. Check out our galleries of the Hillcrest skeleton display and Belmont’s best pumpkins!
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Our Library Is Failing: See For Yourself Sunday
Our library is in rough shape. Just how rough? You can see for yourself tomorrow, when the Library Board of Trustees, Belmont Library Foundation and the Library Building Committee jointly host guided tours of our public library between 1PM and 3PM tomorrow, Sunday, October 17.
Got Library? Important Monday 10/4 Meeting
If you support replacing our aging and decrepit public library with a modern facility, there is a critical meeting Monday evening at 7:00 PM.
Register Now For the Apple Run!
Calling all runners: Belmont’s fall classic, the Foundation for Belmont Education (FBE) Apple Run is next Sunday! And, if you haven’t registered to run yet, time is drawing short. The deadline for pre-registration is Wednesday evening at 11:59 PM. So, if you want to run and hope to avoid the crowds at the day-of registration booth, you have just two more days to register.
A Change Election (Change To What: TBD)
Change was the theme of the April 6 town election. But change to what? With the failure of Question 1, Belmont has few good options.
Belmont Parents: Don’t Build a Monument to Anger. Join Me In Voting Yes.
As parents of Belmont students, we have every right to be angry and disappointed in the performance of our schools this year. But as a dark winter turns to Spring, let’s look to the future and invest in it, not build a monument to our anger. Vote YES on Question 1.
Questions for School Committee Candidates: Tara Donner
Our final response is from School Committee Candidate Tara Donner. Tara is a resident of Belmont, the mother of two and a sitting School Committee member who is seeking her second, full term on the Committee. Her unique experience includes 18 years of middle school teaching and 14 years serving as a Town Meeting Member.
Questions for School Committee Candidates: Jamal Saeh
Editor’s Note: Next week the town will go to vote on a number of issues including two seats on Belmont’s School Committee. Earlier this month, Blogging Belmont sent questionnaires to the five candidates for those two positions with a number…
Questions for School Committee Candidates: Evelyn Gomez
Blogging Belmont sent questionnaires to the five School Committee candidates. This week, we’ll be publishing the responses we received, highlighting one candidate each day and posting their responses as received.
Questions for School Committee Candidates: Timothy Flood
Blogging Belmont sent questionnaires to the five candidates for those two positions with a number of questions that we felt were important for voters to understand candidates’ positions on before they vote. This week, we’ll be publishing the responses we received, highlighting one candidate each day and posting their responses as received. First up: Tim Flood.