Date archive for January, 2013

  • Annual Belmont Democratic Caucus   1/29/13

    2013 caucuses

    » Event on March 9, 2013; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

    Election of Delegates to the MA Democratic Convention, starting at 2 PM

  • Local Candidates Night   1/28/13


    » Event on March 11, 2013; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

    Come meet the candidates for Town Meeting and Town-wide offices.

  • National Day of Service   1/24/13

    On Saturday, January 19th, the Belmont Democratic Town Committee sent volunteers to work with the City Mission Society of Boston, heeding President Obama’s call to provide service to others. Steve Klionsky, Trish Lohmar, Joe Mayer, Thomas Nehrkorn, Jennifer Page and Rep. Dave Rogers spent the morning cleaning and organizing Russell Elementary School in Dorchester as [...]

  • Congratulations, Mr. President!!   1/21/13

    Go to the page for a link to the text of President Obama’s Second Inaugural Address

  • Summarized Testimony from 1st Platform Hearing 1/10/13   1/21/13

    donkey platform

    Public Safety and Crime Prevention

    (Wait until later this month when a legislative package is expected and comment at that time.)
    There should be stricter mental evaluations for prospective gun owners.
    Gun owners should be civilly and criminally liable for the use of their guns.
    Research should be funded regarding the causes of violent behavior.

    Revenue and Expenditures

    There should be [...]

  • MLK Community Breakfast   1/04/13

    » Event on January 21, 2013; 8:30 am to 10:00 am.

    Join us for Belmont Against Racism’s annual event to celebrate the life and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The breakfast will take place starting at 8:45 AM at the Belmont High School Cafeteria.  This year, the guest speaker is Jean McGuire, Executive Director of METCO.

    For more information, please visit

  • Join us for the National Day of Service – Saturday, January 19th   1/03/13

    » Event on January 19, 2013; 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

    In keeping with the Democratic ideal of helping one’s fellow man, President Obama announced a National Day of Service to kick-off the festivities surrounding his inauguration to take place on Saturday, January 19th.

    To honor the President’s request, on that day we will be joining the City Mission Society of Boston for their Rev. Dr. Martin [...]

  • Belmont LWV Winter Luncheon   1/03/13

    » Event on January 18, 2013; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm.

    Friday, January 18th

    Noon – 1:30 PM
    Belmont Hill School

    Meet Belmont’s New Town Administrator, David Kale.  For more information visit the Belmont LWV website.

  • A Conversation on Gun Control and Mental Health   1/03/13

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    » Event on January 13, 2013; 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm.

    You’re Invited to a Conversation about Gun Control and Mental Health

  • Brownsberger and Rogers Inaugurated Wednesday, January 2nd   1/01/13

    Congratulations Senator Will Brownsberger and Representative Dave Rogers!!