Fast Times For Belmont’s BAA Marathoners

Your neighbors are a quick lot! Belmont runners produced some outstanding results at Monday’s 118th Boston Athletic Association Marathon, the historic annual 26.2 mile trek from Hopkinton to Boston’s Copley Square to celebrate Patriots’ Day, April 21. Of the 42 who finished the race, 40 percent, 17, ran under four hours, a great accomplishment for […]

Nice Day for a Belmont Egg Hunt

As the appointed time grew near, the anticipation on the hunters’ faces stood out: the widening eyes, the tightening grip, the impatient moving of their feet. “Is it time?” one said to a friend, eager for the start. Then, a few minutes after 10 a.m., the momentum to chase was just too much to bear […]

The Week to Come: Liquor Licenses, Kid-Friendly Library Events and Drug Drop Off

It’s a quiet week in Belmont with schools on recess and many families going away for spring vacation. • The Belmont Board of Selectmen is holding an early morning meeting at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22, to fix next fiscal year’s water and sewer rates along with reviewing the application for four all alcohol […]

What’s Opened, Closed on Patriots’ Day

It’s Patriots’ Day, a state holiday in Massachusetts and Maine. • Retail stores: Most will be open. • Supermarkets, liquor stores and convenience stores: Open. • Bars and restaurants: Open. • Municipal, state offices: Closed, including the Belmont Municipal Light Department and all Town Hall offices. • Federal offices: Open. • Libraries and schools: Closed including the Belmont Public Library. • […]

Murder Suspect from Belmont Surrenders to Law Enforcement

Olmsted Drive’s Domingo Mendes, who faces a murder charge for killing a popular Waltham High School student on March 20, surrendered to Waltham Police on Thursday, April 17, according to a press release from Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Waltham Police Chief Keith MacPherson. Mendes, 22, accompanied by his attorney, turned himself in on an outstanding […]

Things to Do Today: Early Release, Brownsberger at Beech Street , Story Time

Today is Good Friday and the beginning of the week-long April recess for the town’s students. • It’s early release at the six Belmont public schools today: The High School at 10:30 a.m.; Chenery Middle School at 11 p.m. and the elementary school’s at 11:40 p.m. with the exception of the Winn Brook which will […]