Category: discussion

Opinion: Belmont Hill School lot turns back progress on environment

A rendering of the proposed Belmont Hill School lot.

The Hill School’s motto urges its student to have “foresight.”  Yet the school’s proposal lacks any foresight into the environmental future of its own students and our Town.

Yes on the Library. No on the Rink. Tuesday’s Vote Explained

Skeleton on Hillcrest Road

Voters were asked to approve two building projects. Only one passed. Why? Look to a nasty “No” campaign and November’s “majoritarian” Belmont.

Tonight: Forum on Building Belmont’s Future

Building Belmonts Future Logo

Tonight (Nov 3) at 6:30, the Metropolitan Area Planning Council and Belmont will host an event at the Beech Street Center to provide an update on the Town’s current Housing Production Plan. You can attend in person or virtually

Belmont: 4 reasons to vote “YES” on Question 5

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There are lots of reasons you should vote YES on Question 5 to fund construction of a new Belmont library. Here are four worth considering before you vote.

How Belmont loses its Library in Five Simple Steps

Belmont Library Problems

A vote against funding for a new library building could – in short order – leave Belmont without a library at all. How? Read on…

Sunlight, space and knowledge: a look inside Belmont’s new library

Lobby Commons Area Belmont Public Library

The new Library Belmont voters are being asked to approve has a lot to offer the Town. We put together a slide show to show you what the new Library will look like inside!

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

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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!