Market Day in Belmont: Maple Syrup Candy, Tomatoes and Jamaican Truck Food

The Belmont Farmers Market is open today, Thursday, June 26, from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Belmont Municipal Parking Lot at the corner of Channing Road and Cross Street behind the Belmont Center shopping district. This week, guest vendors are Coastal Vineyards, Sugar + Grain, DC Farm Maple Syrup and candy (new this season!) and […]

What to Do Today: Creating Comics for Kids, Planning Board and the Pool

• The Belmont Public Library will be holding a “Create Your Own Comics” for kids 10 and up with cartoonists Veronica and Andy Fish. Learn about comics history, character design and the comic creation process. Leave with material and resources to create your own comic. It takes place from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Assembly Room. Those interested can sign […]

Brassy Comes to Belmont’s Payson Park Music Festival

For those people who like their music a bit on the brassy side, come out to the Payson Park Music Festival to hear The Brass Connection perform. Formed in 2000, The Brass Connection is a brass and percussion band which has performed more than 300 concerts including an appearance on National Public Radio’s  “All Things Considered.” For their concert […]

Belmont Schools, Teachers Union Sign Three-Year Deal

Limitations to Belmont’s financial future and job security trumped demands for big pay increases as the Belmont School Committee and Andy Rojas, chair of the Belmont Board of Selectmen, approved three-year labor agreements with the four bargaining units represented by the Belmont Education Association on Tuesday, June 24. “There’s been a relationship of honest communication and trust […]

Things to Do Today: Digital Help, Summer Reading for Kids, Bridge at the Beech

• The Belmont Public Library is providing one-on-one Digital Library Help from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Reference Room. Learn how to download eBooks from the library and set up a device. Get started with Zinio to read free digital magazines. E-mail and Internet basics, social media, or basic computer skills. Registration is required; register online or call 617-993-2870 to register by […]

Moving on Up: Wellington 4th Graders Exit Towards Middle School

It was a bit past 11 a.m. on Friday, June 20, the last day of school for students at the Roger Wellington Elementary School, and the crowd of parents packed the edge of the school’s front walkway. Smartphones were on camera mode, iPads held aloft and cameras at the ready as the school prepared to bid farewell […]

School Committee, Teachers Set to Sign Three-Year Contract Tuesday

After nearly a year of weekly negotiations and late-night meetings, the Belmont School Committee and the Belmont Education Association, the agent for Belmont’s classroom instructors, will sign a new three-year memoranda of agreement at the committee’s regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June 24. The contact will be signed by BEA President John Sullivan. The BEA represents the district’s school teachers, assistant principals, coordinators, teacher aides/instructional support staff […]