The YES Campaign’s Nicole Dorn made the case for voting YES on the override at the League of Women Voters’ Candidates Night this week. Nicole squared off against Bill Anderson of the No Override Now campaign and did a great job underscoring the importance of passing the override and sketching out a vision of the Town’s future.
The following Letter to the Editor was published in the online and print editions of the Belmont Citizen Herald on March 25, 2021. In just a few weeks, Belmont faces a crucial vote in our local election. Though […]
A “yes” vote will backstop critical programs and services across the board — your community center, your roads, your schools, your library, your playgrounds/parks, your safety, etc. If the measure fails, nearly every department will face significant more cuts, into the meat of vital staff and programs.
The following Letter to the Editor was published in the online and print editions of the Belmont Citizen Herald on March 25, 2021. When override opponents announced that the American Rescue Plan was a “game changer” regarding the […]
Facts Flyer for the YES for Belmont Campaign: simple facts every voter should know about Question 1, the Proposition 2 1/2 Override on April 6.
The following Letter to the Editor was published in the Belmontonian on March 21, 2021. When our children were very young and just learning how to manage conflict and complicated emotions, my wife and I used to say, […]
As part of the Federal American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act, Massachusetts is set to receive around $2 billion in Federal relief aid to help it recover from damage to its economy as a result of the COVID pandemic. […]
Our very lean school budget means not having critical special education positions for Belmont’s elementary schools. These positions are not “an extra.” In other districts, people in these positions, among other things, complete legally mandated and time-intensive compliance paperwork. Otherwise “those responsibilities fall solely on the teachers and school psychologists,” Crement wrote, meaning less time for Belmont’s dedicated educators to teach all children.
The following Letter to the Editor appeared in the online edition of the Belmont Citizen Herald on March 18, 2021 and appeared in the print edition on March 25, 2021. I first walked into Belmont High School as […]
Come Together, Belmont, Right Now, by Mary Lewis