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Town Government Shuts Down Monday

Board of Selectmen, town buildings, library closed due to Sandy's arrival.

Belmont will be shut down Monday.

Due to the weather emergency, all town and school buildings will be closed on Monday, October 29, according to Belmont Town Administrator David Kale. Town Hall, the Homer Building and the Belmont Municipal Light Building will not open tomorrow.

The town closure includes the Belmont Council on Aging's Beech Street Center at 266 Beech St. and the Belmont Public Library.

All programs are cancelled including the Board of Selectmen's meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall and the talk by Youth Adult authors Caragh O'Brien and Leah Cypess at the Belmont Public Library at 7 p.m.

amy October 29, 2012 at 02:39 AM
What about trash - is that delayed a day as well?
Franklin Tucker October 29, 2012 at 04:31 AM
I'm wondering that myself. Two years ago, I reported that due to an on-going blizzard that trash pickup would be delayed a day after a source in Town Hall said that was the case. The DPW called me within a hour to inform me that trash pickup "almost" never gets cancelled and sure enough, trucks were picking up street side barrels during gale force winds and driving snow. I have sent a message and will give you the answer the moment I find out.
Amy October 29, 2012 at 11:22 AM
Did we find out if the trash pick up will be delayed?
Franklin Tucker October 29, 2012 at 12:05 PM
You can expect the trucks rumbling down your street today if you are on the Monday pick-up schedule.

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