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
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
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
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!
Time to Vote! Our Picks for Town Elections
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!
Select Board Should Act On Remote Meetings
COVID special orders will eventually end. Our Select Board should vote now to allow Belmont committee members to deliberate remotely.
Belmont: Our Best Days Are Ahead
Belmont’s best days are ahead of it. But no community ever shrank its way to greatness. To realize a brighter future, we need to embrace a vision for what our town can be, and do the yeoman’s work to make that vision reality.
Tuesday’s Town Election: My Picks
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!
My Thoughts on Tuesday’s Election: Town-Wide Offices
Tuesday, April 2nd is the Town’s annual election. I share my choices for the (contested) town-wide races: Board of Selectmen, Housing Authority and School Committee. Remember to get out and vote!!
Twelve Ways of Looking at a Bike Lane
The Boston Globe reported this week that biking advocates are pushing State transportation officials to maintain a physically separate bike lane over the Longfellow Bridge during the Winter. The refurbished bridge, which opened to traffic this Summer, sports a separate…