What to Do Today: A Circus in a Suitcase, Teen Techies at the Library

• Circus Minimus is an entire circus that emerges from a single suitcase including a tent, a family of acrobats and much more. Come see this circus “unfold” from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Belmont Public Library’s Assembly Room.  • The Belmont High School Teen Techs are back at the Belmont Public Library to help residents and patrons who […]

Wishes Do Come True: Town Release List of Streets to be Reconstructed in ’14

They will be dancing on a number of Belmont streets – repaired streets! – later this year as Belmont’s Director of Community Development Glenn Clancy released the list of 11 roads that will be reconstructed and repaved hopefully by the end of the 2014 construction season. The list – submitted to the Belmont Board of Selectmen at their […]

Belmont Selectmen Approve Raises for Non-Union Workers

At their Monday, July 21 meeting, the Belmont Board of Selectmen approved a two percent cost of living raise for the 55 town employees not represented by unions. The vote came after the board meet with Diane Crimmins, the town’s Human Resources Director, in executive session before the night’s meeting. The action will impact employees […]

Night Moves: Trapelo Road Paving Begins Monday 7 PM

Work on the Trapelo/Belmont Corridor Project goes under the lights next week as the repaving of Trapelo Road from Mill Street to the Belmont Car Wash and the “triangle” encompassing Lexington and Church streets in Waverley Square begins Monday evening, July 28 at 7 p.m. While the Massachusetts Department of Transportation – the $17 million […]

What to Do Today: Stop Identity Theft at the Beech, Yoga for All

This week’s “Noon Movies for Children” – hosted by the Belmont Public Library at noon in the Assembly Room – will be:    Goodnight Gorilla    Picnic    The Napping House    Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel    Curious George Rides a Bike • The Belmont Senior Center welcomes the Better Business Bureau for […]

Unchallenged, Belmont’s State Legislators Re-Election Secured Early

It’s a fairly good bet that Belmont residents will be coming out in large numbers for this year’s primary (Sept. 9) and general (Nov. 4) elections. With wide-open contests for most of the big state offices including governor and plenty of ballot questions – a statewide casino ban and paid sick leave – voters should […]

Things to Do this Week in Belmont: Tiny Circus, Yoga at the Beech, Keep Your ID

• The Belmont Board of Selectmen will be hearing a request from contractors to do night-time construction work along Trapelo Road on Monday, July 21 at 7 p.m. in Town Hall. The additional work is likely required due to the Trapelo/Belmont Corridor is now running slightly behind schedule.  • The Belmont Senior Center welcomes the Better […]

Belmont House of the Week: 22 Vernon Rd.

So what constitutes “The Middle” of the Belmont housing market? With the median price of a Belmont residence hovering around $777,000, it is always interesting to see just what the “average” home that’s on the market. And one that just went on sale is what many residents would call that “archetypical” Belmont single-family home. Listed at […]

Belmont Yard Sales, Saturday July 19

Here are this weekend’s yard/moving/garage sales (and a free item giveaway event) happening in the 02478 zip code: • 4 Grove St., Saturday, July 19, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. • 15 Ledgewood Place (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints parking lot), Saturday, July 19, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. • 22 Scott Rd., Saturday, July 19, 9 a.m. to noon. […]

What to Do Today: Judy and the Jitterbugs at Payson Park, Will at the Beech

• Judy and the Jitterbugs, one of the BEST children-music bands in the US, will be performing at noon at Payson Park as part of the Payson Park Music Festival’s Kiddie Concerts. This is a concert – thanks to a generous contribution from Ralph and Sherry Jones – especially made with kids in mind so […]