State Treasurer Steve Grossman is making the annual push to distribute funds abandoned in financial institutions. You can check on the web to see whether the Treasurer has custody of funds in your name.
House 5024, a bill requested by vote of Belmont’s Town Meeting, will give the Selectmen the authority to issue seven additional restaurant alcohol licenses. These will will be all-alcohol licenses for restaurants between 60 and 250 seats.
The legislature enacted two more of Belmont’s five home rule petitions for this session
I’ve had conversations with several friends in the Benton library area in Belmont who have sought my advice about how to interact with the town as the town decides what to do with the property.
On Tuesday, the Governor signed into law a bill eliminating any question about the exemption from Proposition 2.5 of the Wellington School bond issue. I am extremely grateful to the Governor, to my colleagues in the House, and to Senator Tolman and his colleagues in the Senate for moving the bill through so quickly.
The Massachusetts School Building Authority voted to send the Wellington Elementary School and 48 other school proposals around the state to the “feasibility” stage. The Thompson school in Arlington was targeted for additional “planning”.