Category: discussion

Massachusetts 2020 Ballot Question 1 (Right To Repair): What You Need To Know

Man in auto repair shop

Ballot Question 1 seeks to expand Massachusetts auto right to repair law. What will a YES vote do? Here’s the information you need to decide.

Belmont’s Steaming Ahead to Leave Civil Service. Here are 5 Reasons I’ll Be Voting NO

Quint Jaws

Our political leaders are treating Town Meeting like their rubber stamp: making cost and diversity arguments, but providing no data to back them up and no concrete vision for what happens after we approve their plan. I’ll be voting NO and ask you to join me.

Register Now: Apple Run Run 5K | 2K | Couch-to-5K

Belmont Apple Run 2019

Registration for our second annual Apple Run 5K, 2K and Couch to 5K is now open. This year’s virtual event will run from Sunday, October 2nd through Monday, October 12, 2020.

Belmont “Never Tax-ers” Put 7-12 School, Community Path in their Sights. Attend Select Board Zoom Meeting Monday.

Belmont 7-12 School

A group of anti-tax residents plans to ask the Select Board to halt work on the 7-12 School and abandon the Community Path project. Concerned Belmontonians should tune in to the Select Board Zoom meeting Monday evening at 7:00 PM to support those projects.

Open Letter: Budget Cutting and the School Department

typewriter letters

“I’m writing to express my deepest reservations about the status of our town’s budget cutting exercise and its impact on the School Department budget for FY 2021, ” School Committee member Michael Crowley begins his letter to the Select Board.

Letter to Town Meeting: Belmont’s Budget Discussion

Below is a letter to Town Meeting Members from Precinct 7 from TMM Heather Rubeski concerning the ongoing budget discussions. Heather generously agreed to let us republish it here. I’ve been following the process of Belmont revising the budgets for…

COVID Lockdown Day ?? – The Puzzles of Belmont

Belmontonians are keeping busy during the COVID 19 lockdown…and our puzzling game is _strong_. Check out the puzzles of Belmont, Mass.

Belmont’s Apple Run is Sunday. Sign up now!

Foundation for Belmont Education Apple Run Belmont MA

Belmont’s Fall Classic: the FBE Apple Run (fka Dan Scharfman Memorial) is this Sunday. Register online Wednesday evening or register on-site on Sunday morning!

Celebrate Earth Day by Saving Solar at Belmont’s New 7-12 School!

rooftop solar array

This Earth Day, Belmont’s High School Building Committee will be considering a proposal to remove solar from plans for the new 7-12 school as a cost saving measure. Don’t let that happen! The meeting is tonight (Monday) at 5PM in…

Today is Town Election Day – Go Vote!!

A reminder to Blogging Belmont readers: today is election day in town. If you’re 18 or older and registered, your civic duty and responsibility is to go vote. So go vote!! Polls opened at 7:00 AM and will stay open…