The 2010 PlanNH Charrette suggested that the former Northway Bank building be razed to create an central open air area between the existing Mill, Library, Sgt Park and proposed relocated Gale School serving as Town Offices.
Also See Belmont Town Buildings and Facilities Committee
2016 The Belmont Board of Selectmen continue to obtain cost estimates from contractors to convert the former Northway Bank building located at 154 Main Street and now owned by the Town into a community recreation center.
Belmont bank building could be new recreation/community center Daily Sun 8/2/16
Belmont building once considered for doctors' offices ruled not undervalued at sale Citizen 5/7/15
Belmont bank building talks stalled Citizen 3/18/15
Belmont dispute goes to Supreme Court Citizen 2/18/15
Belmont, LRGH in talks over old bank building Citizen 1/22/15
Town of Belmont prevails in building lawsuit Citizen 2/8/14
Judge weighs decision in Belmont road closure suit Citizen 12/31/13
Town calls in appraiser for property suit Citizen 12/4/13
Belmont property lawsuit headed to trail Citizen 11/27/13
Judge finds little legal merit to former bank building owner's claim against Belmont Daily Sun 5/28/13
Belmont sued over bank building buy Union Leader 2/19/13
Belmont debates the future of bank property Citizen 12/24/12
Tempers flair over old bank property Citizen 12/4/12
Belmont now owns former bank building Daily Sun 11/16/12
Both articles passed in special town meeting, voter turnout low Citizen 8/22/12
Residents encouraged to vote in Special Town Meeting Citizen 8/17/12
Voters send warrant on Citizen 7/24/12
Belmont Deliberative Session short & sweet; vote on closing street and buying bank building will be Aug. 21 Daily Sun 7/23/12
Selectmen set special meeting agenda Citizen 6/26/12
Belmont calls for third vote on purchase Union Leader 6/26/12
Belmont Village building owner protesting closing of Mill Street Daily Sun 6/23/12
The Town commenced construction on a new 9,040sf Public Works Facility at 149 Hurricane Road in 1999.
It was completed in 2000 and the former Public Works Garage on Sargent Street was vacated and subsequently demolished.
In 2003 a 4,000sf enclosed salt shed was constructed. This project provided extra protection to the water quality of the underlying stratified drift aquifer.
In 2003 Alan Bartlett with an investment of more than 250 hours constructed the Veterans' Memorial adjacent to the Mill as an Eagle Scout project and in 2004 achieved the Rank of Eagle Scout.
2010 The 2010 PlanNH Charrette identified the Memorial as a cornerstone of the Village core revitalization.
Relocation of the Park would provide a more prominent and permanent placement.
5/27/13 Members of Belmont Boy Scout Troop 65 played a prominent role in the rededication of the Veteran's Memorial by former Eagle Scout Alan Bartlett. Rededication of scout-built memorial highlights holiday in Belmont Daily Sun 5/27/13
The Veteran's Monument was erected to honor those soldiers who fought for the country and was donated by Moses Sargent, Jr. in 1919, costing him $5,000.
The dedication of the monument reads as follows, "Dedicated to the men and women of Belmont who served in the Wars of this Country and in memory of the following who made the supreme sacrifice Herbert A. Prescott WWI, Phillip O. Swain WWII, Ernest B. Piper WWII, Steven C. Santy Vietnam, Arthur M. Hackett WWII, Harliegh C. Brown WWII, Leo J. Rolfe Korean, and John J. Moynihan Air Force." Postcard History Series Belmont Diane M. Marden with the Belmont Historical Society
2011 As part of the 2011 Church Street reconstruction the 1919 Belmont Veterans' Monument was raised and given a much more appropriate surrounding. The Monument is the focal point of the Belmont Memorial Day commemoration.
Legion Post Thanks Town for Work on Veterans Monument Citizen 10/12/11