The Week in Review: State Reps Debate, Cushing Village Details
The events that occurred in the past week in Belmont.
The candidates for state Representative – Jim Gammill, Tomi Olson and Dave Rogers – were part of a live debate on Thursday at the Belmont Media Center.
Chris Starr, the developer of the $30 million Cushing Village proposal, brought detail plans for one of the three buildings that make up the development in the heart of Cushing Square. In addition, Starr issued an economic analysis of the project that showed the town would net $300,000 annually if the project is built.
Nearly 500 residents volunteered their time on the Monday Columbus Day holiday during Belmont Serves, painting, cleaning and picking up more than 2,000 bags of groceries that were brought to the town's Food Pantry.
The principal of the Butler Elementary School said that adult volunteers will be needed to work on putting up new playground equipment on Saturday, Oct. 20.
The anticipation of Mitt and Ann Romney voting at the Beech Street Center on Nov. 6 – and the expected media and public crush – has prompted the Belmont Police Department to hold a public meeting to discuss the day.
The Friends of Belmont Public Library annual book sale is three days of finding treasures and stock your library.
Freshman Leah Brams broke her own Clay Pit Pond course record for the third time this season as she remains undefeated this Cross Country season while field hockey took a big step forward to the playoffs after beating the Arlington SpyPonders, 3-1.