Belmont Week in Review: New Property Tax Rate Approved, Snow Shoveling Bylaw Not Yet Ready

Event that happened in the past week in Belmont.

Belmont's new property tax rate rose to $13.50 per $1,000 from $13.35. The new level has resulted in half of all homes in Belmont paying an annual tax bill of more than $10,000.

The long-debated sidewalk shoveling bylaw was not ready for the weekend snow storm as the State Attorney General's office has not yet approved the measure.

The cost of a new Underwood Pool has been determined to be about $42 per year for Belmont property owners for the 15 years of the bond.

A masked woman held up LC Variety on Trapelo Road; she's still on the lam. 

Final interviews for the candidates to be Belmont's next School District superintendent took place before the Belmont School Committee.

Phyllis Marshall-Hartman, Watertown's long-time Treasurer and Collector, will become Belmont's next assistant town administrator on Jan. 6.

Belmont's veteran agent, John Maguranis, is set to resign once the town finds a replacement.

Katherine Clark wins Belmont and every other community easily in the special general election for the 5th US Congressional District, replacing now US Senator Ed Markey 

Belmont's 'Black' Tuesday: Midnight Madness, now in its fourth year, is becoming an important event for local retailers' bottom lines.

Bandarama! brought hundreds of students together at Belmont High School to make beautiful music. 


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