Belmont Journal

Hyperlocal news, events, and opinions about Belmont.

Most Recent Episode Belmont Journal: 07/13/18

Belmont news program with topics including, old barrel drop-off, the climate crisis action summit, changes in tobacco regulations, new building for the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research, Underwood Pool lifeguard training, Starbucks coming back to Cushing Sq., marijuana license process, State Senator Will Brownsberger sponsor senior charlie cards, Belmont Gallery of Art exhibit, and community events.

Episodes

Belmont Journal: 07/13/18

Belmont news program with topics including, old barrel drop-off, the climate crisis action summit, changes in tobacco regulations, new building for the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research, Underwood Pool lifeguard training, Starbucks coming back to Cushing Sq., marijuana license process, State Senator Will Brownsberger sponsor senior charlie cards, Belmont Gallery of Art exhibit, and community events.

Belmont Journal: 06/29/18

Belmont news program with topics including, an interview with Natalie Leino of the Vision 21 Implementation Committee, traffic studies on Concord Ave., marijuana zoning regulations, request for property tax work off program changes, recycling changes starting on July 1st, community path funding, sports highlights and community events.

Belmont Journal - Rugby Special: June 22, 2018

Special report for Belmont Journal about the BHS Boys and Girls Rugby Teams. Reported by Franklin B. Tucker.

Belmont Journal: 06/22/18

Belmont news program with topics including the trash and recycling program, Ellen O'Brien Cushman named MA Town Clerk of the Year, opening of the Underwood Pool, options for vocational education, schedule for BHS building, ideas for the incinerator site, Belmont composts and BHS Senior Service day.

Belmont Journal: 06/15/18

Belmont news program with topics including, the opening of Farmer's Market, a concert for retiring music teacher John McLellan, funding for a community path, open meeting law, new openings in after school program, new restaurant opening, potential development in Waverley Sq., BHS sports highlights, and the start of the Payson Park Music Festival.

Belmont Journal: 06/08/18

Belmont news program with topics including Belmont High School graduation highlights, BHS building committee updates, spousal and COLA benefits approved at Town Meeting, Assistant Town Adminstrator Phyllis Marshall resigns, funding for the incinerator's demolition, a recent alert to parents, Citizens Police Academy graduation, an interview with the Executive Director of Powers Music School, Town Day highlights and BHS sports highlights.

Belmont Journal: 06/01/18

Belmont news program. Topics include highlights of the Belmont Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony, Dan MacAuley's retirement from Belmont Police Department, Foodie's Market, closing, approval of funding for DPW and police building renovations, preview of Town Meeting and Rock Meadow master plan.

Belmont Journal: 05/25/18

Belmont news program. Topics include a preview of Town Meeting segment B articles, including long-term and short-term solutions for the Belmont Public Department and Department of Public Works Buildings, Town Budget, and payments on firestation repairs. Other topics include Martha Cotton's 100th birthday, Belmont Learning Choir at the Beech Street Center, Belmont Farmers' Market and BHS Promenade.

Belmont Journal: 05/18/18

Belmont news programs with topics including: new interim BHS principal selected, new School Committee appointee, the Victory Gardens clean-up day, the master plan for Rock Meadow, a proposal for a new ice rink, Dunkin Donuts approved for Pleasant St., Stone Hearth Pizza saved, health planning fair at the Beech Street Center, Belmont Porchfest and community events.

Belmont Journal: 05/11/18

Belmont news program discussing the number of selectmen in Belmont. Other topics include a new dog groomer in Cushing Square, the new TV studio and the musical at Chenery Middle School, the goat gala at Mass Audubon Habitat and what to do in Belmont for this upcoming week.

Belmont Journal: 05/04/18

Belmont news program discussing Town Meeting topics including marijuana, plastic bags, zoning bylaw changes and the Thaddeus Frost House as the first single home historic district in Belmont. Other topics include the Becca Pizzi 5k run and an interview with Susan Black of the Belmont Boosters, and the first intergenerational prom at Beech Street Center.

Belmont Journal: 04/27/18

Belmont's hyperlocal news program. Includes an interview with Town Meeting moderator Mike Widmer and discusses Town Meeting topics including marijuana sales, CPA projects, the number of Selectmen and plastic bag ban. Also features an interview with Haley Brown who is showcasing her LABBB Photography exhibit at Gallery @ BMC.

Belmont Journal: 04/20/18

Local news program. Topics include solar panel installation, approved housing production plan, what to do with the incinerator site, introduction of the new facilities director, BHS building project, Belmont Day School, low vision reader machine at the library, and community events.

Belmont Journal: 04/13/18

Belmont news program. On this episode State Senator Will Brownsberger speaks about criminal justice reform. Other topics include: the new general manager at Belmont Light Dept., bike sharing coming to Belmont, an open seat on the School Committee, update on the BHS principal search, new principal at Wellington School, Belmont Day School Barn Topping Off Ceremony, Trash Bashers at Chenery, Paradise Flowers relocated, and Community Updates.

Belmont Journal: 04/06/18

Topics include the passing of former selectman William Skelley, town election results, an interview with Town Administrator Patrice Garvin, former selectman Jill Williams addresses OPEB liability, water and sewer rate increase, ZBA update, and DPW employee Charlie Bonanno retires.

Belmont Journal: 04/06/18

Topics include the passing of former selectman William Skelley, town election results, an interview with Town Administrator Patrice Garvin, former selectman Jill Williams addresses OPEB liability, water and sewer rate increase, ZBA update, and DPW employee Charlie Bonanno retires.

Belmont Journal: 03/30/18

Belmont news program. Topics include: the recent FBE fundraiser event, a citizen's petition to opt out of marijuana sales, the future of afterschool programs, new trash policies, options for funding OPEB liability, policy for calling meetings, new exhibit at Belmont Gallery of Art, and upcoming community events.

Belmont Journal: 03/23/18

Hyperlocal news program. Topics include the Belmont student walk out, Bradford project receives building permit, more renewable energy at Belmont Light, Thaddeus Frost House becoming a historic district, a new exhibit at Belmont Gallery of Art, and upcoming community events.

Belmont Journal: 03/16/18

Belmont news program with topics including the recent winter storm, the rescheduled student walk out, a resource officer for Chenery, a new location for Belmont Food Pantry, how to compost and avoid rats, new sidewalks policy, rising healthcare costs for the town, sports highlights, "empty bowls" fundraiser, and Belmont World Film events.

Belmont Journal: 03/09/18

Belmont local news program. Topics include the opioid crisis, an increase in town budget, after school care, the recent storm, the town's incinerator site, amendments to regulations for residential zoning laws, marijuana retail sales, the Bradford Project, community events and sports highlights.

Belmont Journal: 03/02/18

Topics: Superintendent on safety at Belmont Public Schools safety, discussion about plastic bag ban, rats back in Joey's Park, Belmont Public Library safety assurance, a citizens petition to increase the number of Selectmen to five, the town's new trash contract, BHS musical coming soon and a special interview with Christa Bauge, FBE President about the silver anniversary fundraiser.

Belmont Journal: 02/23/18

A special edition on the Global Cinema Film Festival coming to the Studio Cinema March 8-11th. Jeff Hansell and festival executive director Raouf Jacob discuss the festival and show previews on some of the films that will be screened.

Belmont Journal: 02/16/18

Belmont news programs with topics including: an update on the Cushing Square project, Town elections update, the Selectmen vote for automated pickup for recycling, highlights of the Town Hall with Will Brownsberger, Belmont's affordable housing plan, town-wide traffic study, and highlights from the Chinese New Year Gala.

Belmont Journal: 02/09/18

Belmont news program with topics including: Becca Pizzi finishing her second World Marathon Challenge, changes in Belmont's recycling program, Approval of the Belmont Farmers' Market, Belmont firefighters demostrate how to save lives with Narcan, an interview with Belmont library director Peter Struzziero, an interview with Ralph and Sherry Jones on their 51 years of marriage, and sports highlights.

Belmont Journal: 02/02/18

News show with topics including: Belmont signing the Community Compact Agreement, an interview with retiring Town Meeting member Michele Banker, demolition delay bylaw, BHS music director Arto Asadoorian honored by Belmont COA, upcoming Chinese New Year Celebration, and sports highlights.

Belmont Journal: 01/26/18

Belmont local news program with topics including, the School Committee vote on grade configurations and the BHS Building Committee approval of the schematic design, parking concerns for the 2018 Belmont Farmers' Market, traffic issues, an interview with 2018 World Challenge Marathon runner Becca Pizzi, and high school sports highlights.

Belmont Journal: 01/19/18

Local news program with topics including: an update on the Belmont High School building project, information on running for town office, traffic concerns near the high school, highlights from the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast, the new arts studio in Belmont, and high school sports highlights.

Belmont Journal: 01/12/18

Belmont news program with topics including: the retirement of Water Division manager Mike Bishop, the Selectmen's decision on a having special election for marijuana sales, Belmont High School fundraising efforts for war memorial, grade configurations for new high school building, new restaurant in Belmont and the latest exhibit at Belmont Gallery of Art.

Belmont Journal: 01/05/18

Local news program with Belmont stories including, information on open positions for town elections in April, proposals for commercial development, an interview with Michal Harris of the new Belmont Piano Academy, the upcoming Selectmen vote on whether or not to include a ballot question for marijuana establishments, and the recent snow days.

Belmont Journal: 12/15/17

BMC's local news program with topics including property taxes for the coming yea, liquor licenses, the new town administrator, Belmont students performing in the Nutcracker ballet and the start of hockey season.

Belmont Journal: 12/08/17

Local news program with topics including highlights of the Gifts of Hope Telethon, CitySide Suburu campaign to benefit Foundation for Belmont Education, the selection of a new Town Administrator, new appointees on the Planning Board and more.

Belmont Journal: 12/01/17

Local news program with topics including an interview with the new director of Powers Music School, information on the Global Capstone Class at BHS, the food pantry proclamation and more.

Belmont Journal: 11/17/17

Local news program with topics including an interview with Belmont Food Pantry Director Patty Mihelich, the upcoming Gifts of Hope Telethon, the outcomes of Special Town Meeting, and an interview with Todd Bloniarz, first place winner for general talk show in the ACM-NE Video Festival.

Belmont Journal: 11/10/17

Local news program with stories including a premiere of Belmont Veterans Remember, issues to be voted on at Town Meeting, results of the FBE Spelling Bee and more

Belmont Journal: 11/03/17

Belmont news program with stories including an update on the Belmont High School building, a writing workshop at Chenery Middle School with children's author Julie Berry, an update on sports and more.

Belmont Journal: 10/27/17

The first episode of local news program, Belmont Journal. Stories include the grand opening of Belmont Books, an interview with acting director of Belmont Municipal Light Department Craig Spinale, rats at Joeys Park, Planning Board resignations, and the Designer Show House at the Homer House.