Belmont residents and businesses have two choices when it comes to broadband Internet service: Verizon and Comcast. But what if a third option existed: community owned broadband. Fourteen Massachusetts communities have already adopted it. Could Belmont be the next? Belmont’s own Michael Crowley explains how municipal broadband works and why it might be a good option for Belmont to consider.
Belmont will host its first Porchfest on September 8. Want to learn more? There’s a meet and greet at Belmont Books on Thursday evening, July 12th starting at 5 pm!
The Selectmen’s recent decision to pursue only one option for the Town’s trash and recycling contract cast cost, environmental impact and convenience to the side.
Join Scott Donnelly Director of Technical Solutions at the cyber security firm Recorded Future (and a former officer with the Central Intelligence Agency) along with Belmont PD’s Officer James Siracusa for a discussion of cyber security trends and threats that affect folks here in the Town of Homes. Tonight at 7:00 PM. See you there!
Belmont has adopted more electric vehicles (54) than any other community in Massachusetts – just the latest evidence of the Town’s commitment to renewable energy and reducing our climate footprint, writes Marty Bitner of Belmont Drives Electric.
Franklin Tucker over at Belmontonian is reporting on a complaint by Belmont resident Tim Duncan to the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. From the article: Duncan filed his 40-page accusation with the Office of the Attorney General on Sept. 29 relative…
Belmontonian reports that 784 runners took the opportunity to help Belmont school to best use technology as a record number of entries took part in the fifth annual Dan Scharfman Memorial Run 5K/2K Road Races held Sunday, Oct. 1.
A reminder to Blogging Belmont readers that the annual Belmont Serves event will be held tomorrow, Columbus Day morning October 9. There are great volunteer opportunities around town, so come join your friends and neighbors for a morning of community…