Kid Pro Quo: Mega-Donor Jones Tapped For School Committee

skeptical kid

Consummate Belmont insider and local political mega-donor Ralph Jones got the nod for an open School Committee slot to the surprise of absolutely no one. And still – a puzzling choice. Jones last sat on School Committee in 2004 –…

It’s Happening! Community Path Progress Meeting Tonight at 7PM

Overview of Belmont Community Path Phase 1

A note to the Blogging Belmont Community about an important meeting tonight (Nov. 4) at 7PM of the Community Path Project Committee (CPPC) to present a 25% design plan for the path that was recently presented to the Department of…

Halloween 2021: Skeletons and Pumpkins and Rainbows…Oh my!

Sunflower girl

The trick or treating was just the latest sign that things are kind of sort of returning to normal. Check out our galleries of the Hillcrest skeleton display and Belmont’s best pumpkins!

Belmont’s Mean Streets: 86 Bike & Car Collisions Since 2011

Belmont Bike and Car Collisions

There were 86 car and bicycle collisions on Belmont streets since 2011. Three quarters resulted in an injury, data from the Belmont Police Department shows, highlighting the need for more pedestrian- and bicycle friendly infrastructure.

Our Library Is Failing: See For Yourself Sunday

Vacuum Tubes run Belmont Public Library

Our library is in rough shape. Just how rough? You can see for yourself tomorrow, when the Library Board of Trustees, Belmont Library Foundation and the Library Building Committee jointly host guided tours of our public library between 1PM and 3PM tomorrow, Sunday, October 17.

Got Library? Important Monday 10/4 Meeting

Belmont Public Library

If you support replacing our aging and decrepit public library with a modern facility, there is a critical meeting Monday evening at 7:00 PM.