Tag: Belmont

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.

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.

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

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.

Millions From Feds, State For Community Path. Show Your Support By Monday!

Phase 1 Belmont Community Path

The Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is seeking comments on a proposal to allocate $21 million of state and federal funding for construction of phase 1 of the community path. Let MPO know you support the Community Path!

Today: Art Sale To Benefit Ukraine Crisis Relief

Ian Todreas Watercolor

Local artist Ian Todreas is hosting a special art show Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM with proceeds going to the Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund. Stop by – or donate online!

Register Now for Belmont’s New 5K Run (and Walk)

Belmont AAPI 5K Walk n Run

Belmont AAPI 5K Run ‘n’ Walk will take place on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 9:30 AM. Proceeds benefit the Belmont Celebrates AAPI Heritage Fund. Register now!