Officials for the Town and the Schools warned that deep cuts to services and education should the proposed $6.4 million Proposition 2 ½ override fail at the ballot box in April.
The owners of Belmont Books, Kathleen Crowley and Chris Abouzeid, issued the following endorsement of the override. As local business owners, Belmont residents, and parents of a Chenery student and two Belmont High School graduates, we support a […]
The following GuestCommentary was published in the Belmont Citizen Herald online February 9, 2021 and is also in the February 10 print edition. When we’re frustrated with the schools and the town and feel like the pandemic has […]
I want the children currently in school here to have the same chance for a quality education and all the experiences that lay a solid foundation for adulthood. But there’s a real danger of that not being possible if we voters don’t support the override in April.
This override is not a referendum on the past 12 months. It is a vote for our future. I am voting "yes," despite my frustrations with the town and schools over the past 12 months.
Our schools are on a precipice. Children depend on us to make sure they have the resources they need to thrive. If you are unsure whether to vote for this override, remember, someone voted for you to get what you needed in school. You can be that person. Our kids are counting on us to get this right.