Belmont News & Updates

Two more projects have been approved by the Community Preservation Committee totaling $156,250, the Payson Park Bandstand for $90,000 and the restoration of the First Church clock tower for $66,250. These two projects along with six previously approved projects totaling $2.6 million will be voted on by Town Meeting this spring.Payson Park bandstandFor 29 years, the Payson Park Music Festival has been a summer tradition at Payson Park in Belmont. It was founded [...] [...]
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Watertown lost not one, but two public servants during recent weeks. While the death of Watertown Literacy Coordinator Allison Donovan made headlines around the region, Watertown also lost Town Treasurer Nancy Heffernan. Heffernan, who worked in town for two years, died unexpectedly on Feb. 4 at the age of 59. She lived in Woburn. “Last […] [...]
Fri, Feb 15, 2019, Continue reading at the source
The following are excerpts from the Belmont Police log as made available by the Belmont Police Department. The log is public and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.Monday, Feb. 119:42 a.m.: Belmont Police officer reported on Feb. 8 at 3 p.m. a fifth grade student told him about an interaction with a letter carrier who was rude to him. Officer spoke to fifth graders mother and spoke to postmaster who said he [...] [...]
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The first meeting of the Community Preservation Committee will take place on Feb. 21, 2019. The committee was formed after Watertown voters passed the Community Preservation Act in November 2016. The CPA raises money through a 2 percent surcharge on local property tax bills, and the funds can be used in three areas: recreation/open space, […] [...]
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Check out the open houses around town this weekend. $750,000 – 134 Edenfield Ave. Unit 2, 5 room, 3 bedroom, 2 full & 1 half bathroom, Townhouse condo/townhouse, Open Houses: Saturday 11-2 Sunday 11-2 $495,000 – 164 Galen Unit 61, 4 room, 2 bedroom, 1 full bathroom, Mid-Rise condo/townhouse, Open House: Saturday 11-2 $850,000 – […] [...]
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