Will, Please advise on 40B and what its repeal would mean to Belmont. Thanks.
“Saturday afternoon on NPR James Fallows proclaimed that “there is essentially no disagreement WHATSOEVER” among economists that more stimulus spending is necessary today [emphasis in the original]. He are misinformed. Last year, hundreds of economists signed a petition, circulated by the Cato Institute, whose key clause reads “it is a triumph of hope over experience […]
I draw your attention to the streets of Paris, this from the lead paragraph in an article in the10/13 WSJ — ” PARIS—French unions brought more than a million people into the streets Tuesday and vowed to press on with more strikes to protest President Nicolas Sarkozy’s plans to lift the retirement age, a measure […]
The Silver Maple Forest is entering its last days if we cannot do something to stop development. The path to permitting is clear now that the Belmont Zoning Board Authority has accepted the developer’s plan changes as “insignificant” (thus not requiring a public hearing). Friends of Alewife Reservation asks all concerned citizens to meet at […]
from the centrist New York Times op-ed columnist David Brooks: this is a problem coming to Massachusetts as well. If not dealt with soon, we will see the same social dislocation that is being seen in Greece, Spain, CA, NY and NJ. Op-Ed Columnist The Paralysis of the State By DAVID BROOKS Published: October 12, […]
I find it disheartening that the state will spend $6M for Waltham to get a new pool, while we in Belmont (and Arlington) seem to struggle for everything. (Belmont is talking about $2M for our own pool, with our own money…) Rep Peter Koutoujian said “many families in Waltham do not own a summer home or […]