Category: discussion

Crazy Idea #7: Fill the ‘Golden Bowl’?

Note: This is the seventh installment of Eight Crazy Ideas for ’08, a multi-part posting that is looking at ideas, big and small, that could improve our community in Belmont. On we charge with our Eight Crazy Ideas for 2008.…

Crazy Idea #6: eGovernment

Note: This is the sixth installment of Eight Crazy Ideas for ’08, a multi-part posting that is looking at ideas, big and small, that could improve our community in Belmont. While we’re all pondering the fate of the beloved Underwood…

Crazy Idea # 5: Save the Underwood!

Note: This is the fifth installment of Eight Crazy Ideas for ’08, a multi-part posting that is looking at ideas, big and small, that could improve our community in Belmont. Our series on eight crazy ideas (that just might work)…

Crazy Idea #4: PILOTs

Note: This is the fourth installment of Eight Crazy Ideas for ’08, a multi-part posting that is looking at ideas, big and small, that could improve our community in Belmont. Belmont needs PILOTs. And, with all due respect to the…

Crazy Idea #3: Cogeneration & demand-response electricity pricing

Note: This is the third installment of Eight Crazy Ideas for ’08, a multi-part posting that is looking at ideas, big and small, that could improve our community in Belmont. In the first installment, I talked about introducing a resident…

Crazy Idea #2: Smart meters!

Note: This is the second installment of Eight Crazy Ideas for ’08, a multi-part posting that is looking at ideas, big and small, that could improve our community in Belmont. In the first installment, I talked about introducing a resident…

Eight crazy ideas (that just might work) for ’08

With 2007 fast drawing to a close, BloggingBelmont.com is looking ahead to 2008 and wondering what the year has in store for The Town of Homes. And, with New Year’s Resolutions now at the front of everyone’s mind, we’re pondering…

(Updated) Firenze: Library, Senior Center call for comprehensive plan

UPDATE 12/25: A rebuttal by Selectman Firenze to reporting in B2 on his statements regarding the Senior Center has been appended to the end of this post. — Paul. This is the third installment of a multi-part post on my…

Firenze: Belmont’s come a long way, baby!

This is the first installment of a multi-part post on my interview with Selectman Angelo Firenze. It is the first installment of B2’s “In the Mix,” a recurring feature that will profile a town resident who is helping to shape…

It’s a winter wonderland! (And, no, that 75 Bus isn’t coming)

The snow’s coming down hard and Belmont has never looked prettier. Unfortunately, those folks unfortunate enough to go into work today are stuck in the one of the lower rings of Dante’s Hell, with reports of massive traffic snarls and…