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Belmont needs a new Library. Here’s how you can help!

Proposed New Belmont Library South Lawn

With a vote to fund the construction of a new public library building on the ballot on November 8, supporters need to step up, step out and get involved to make our new public library a reality. Here are some things that Blogging Belmont readers can do to help.

The Apple Run Turns 10! Register now!

The Belmont Apple Run

Belmont’s fall classic, The FBE Apple 5K and 2K runs are just two weeks away! This year marks a special milestone: the 10th annual running of the race. That’s more reason than ever to register to run this year.

Updated: Have You Seen Jonathan? BPD looking for Missing Chenery Student

Update: May 26, 2022 – Just a note that Belmont PD issued an update around midnight that Jonathan had been located and was reunited with his family. (Queue collective sigh of relief.) A bit of good news in a week…

Time to Vote! Our Picks for Town Elections

Man Voting

Town elections are Tuesday, April 5. Blogging Belmont has put together a list of our picks for town-wide races and Town Meeting. Check it out before you vote!

Election 2022: A Guide to the Candidates

illustration - voters polling station

Who is running for what in the Town election April 5? What do they stand for and what will they do if elected? Check out our voter’s guide!

Show up Wednesday AM to support Solar at Middle-High School:

Solar Panel

Hey Blogging Belmont readers. Just an update that the Belmont Middle- High School Building Committee will convene on Wednesday morning (tomorrow) February 16 at 8:00 AM. The link to the full agenda is here. The link to the Zoom meeting…

(Updated) You Busy Friday Morning? 7-12 School Solar Is On The Block Again

Hand Made Signs Supporting Solar

It’s not deja vu: the Belmont Middle- and High School Building Committee is again seriously contemplating eliminating a rooftop solar array from the project, citing concerns about cost overruns. A vote is scheduled for Friday morning (February 11) at 8 AM. Please attend and show your support for the photovoltaic solar array.

Select Board Should Act On Remote Meetings

remote meeting

COVID special orders will eventually end. Our Select Board should vote now to allow Belmont committee members to deliberate remotely.

The Underwood That Almost Wasn’t

The Underwood Pool Belmont

Roll back the clock a bit more than a decade and a prevailing opinion among Belmont’s political class was that the best course forward was to allow the aging Underwood pool to die, and never replace it. So what changed?

Belmont: Our Best Days Are Ahead

sunshine drawing

Belmont’s best days are ahead of it. But no community ever shrank its way to greatness. To realize a brighter future, we need to embrace a vision for what our town can be, and do the yeoman’s work to make that vision reality.