The New Community Band Premiers at Payson Park Thursday

The first-ever concert by Belmont’s new town band will take place at a special free event at the Payson Park Music Festival beginning at 6 p.m. tonight, Thursday, July 31. Led by Arto Asadoorian, the Belmont Community Summer Band consists of wind and percussion players ages 14 to “too old to ask,” said Asadoorian. The band members – which has a […]

It Sounds Like the Beatles in Payson Park this Evening

You will think that you’re at Suffolk Downs 48 years ago at tonight’s concert at the Payson Park Music Festival as the “best New England” Beatles tribute band, 4EverFab (shouldn’t that be “4EVAFab”?) comes to play in Belmont beginning just after 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 30. “Featuring brilliant lead vocals, precise three-part harmonies and outstanding musicianship, […]

History Lost: Clark House to be Demolished by September

The history of the Thomas Clark House, one of Belmont’s oldest residential homes, will end next month in a pile of boards, bricks, nails and plaster as three years of work to preserve a rare piece of the town’s pre-Revolutionary era past failed to save the 254-year-old structure. “Numerous attempts were made to find a […]

Belmont Real Estate Taxes Due by Friday, Aug. 1

It’s that time of the year: Belmont Real Estate taxes are due once again. First quarter Real Estate and Personal Property Taxes will need to be in the town’s Treasurer’s Office by Friday, Aug. 1, at 1 p.m. so not to be deemed late. There are several methods a ratepayer can use to submit their bill: • In person […]

Belmont Light Reminds Residents Summer is Outage Season

Belmont Light wants to remind its customers that strong wind and rain events, like those that often occur throughout the summer, may lead to electric power outages. Its reminder comes following a stormy July 4th weekend during which Light crews were busy restoring service to local residents who were left without power in the aftermath of heavy downpours […]

Belmont Fire Log: Humming Sound Brings Out the Crew

Defective part spoils dinner July 20 just before 3:30 p.m., Engine 1 was sent to Longmeadow Road where a backyard chef could not close the valve on the propane tank of his grill. Fire crews successfully disconnected the tank from the grill without creating a leak. The cook was advised to exchange the faulty tank for a new one and notify […]

Belmont Savings Reports Solid Second Quarter

The money keeps funneling into the vault of the Belmont Savings Bank as BSB Bancorp, Inc., the bank’s holding company, reported on Thursday, July 24, net income of $1 million, or 12 cents per basic and diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, compared to net income of $361,000, or 4 cents per basic and diluted share, in the second quarter […]

The Week Ahead: Yoga for All on Tuesday, Animals at the Library Wednesday

• Noon movies for children on Tuesday, July 29, noon to 1 p.m., in the Assembly Room of the Belmont Public Library.    The Empty Pot    The Mysterious Tadpole    Caterpillar and the Polliwog    Bats at the Library    Cook-a-Doodle-Doo • The Massachusetts Senior Medicare Patrol, a state-wide consumer educational organization that helps Medicare and MassHealth (Medicaid) beneficiaries […]

Three Nights of Construction on Trapelo Road Begins Monday, July 28

For the next three nights, from Monday July 28 to Wednesday, July 30, Waverley Square will be “under the lights” as Trapelo Road is repaved as part of the $17.2 million Trapelo/Belmont Corridor reconstruction project. From 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., trucks and repaving equipment will be on Trapelo Road from Mill Street to White […]