Category: local elections

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.

It’s In the Books: Library Passes with 57% of Vote, Rink falls short

An image of Belmont’s new library.

Belmont voters gave a strong endorsement to construction of a new library, voting YES on Question 5 by a more than 1,800 vote margin.

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

Man Voting

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.

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.

It’s Election Day in Belmont! Remember to Vote!

illustration - voters polling station

It’s election day in Belmont, with contested races for a number of important positions from Select Board to the Board of Health and Town Meeting. As the turnout experts say: its not enough to just say you intend to vote…

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!

This We Agree On: Vote Epstein To Prevent Crippling Cuts To Belmont’s Schools

Paul Roberts and Ralph Jones

Closing an elementary school? Laying off 120 teachers? Those are the choices we’d face if a Select Board candidate makes good on his promise to cut $10 million from the Schools’ budget. Don’t let that happen.

A Change Election (Change To What: TBD)

belmont budget you are here

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.

Tuesday’s Town Election: My Picks

line of voters voting

Town election day is Tuesday. As I’ve done in past years, I’m using this post to explain who I’m voting for (or would vote for if I could) and why. I hope you find it helpful in making up your own mind! Please share it around to your friends in town and remind them to get out to vote on Tuesday!