Local Celebs Will Walk the Fashion Runway Sunday for the Homer House

If you missed going to New York Fashion Week last month, no need to fret. This Sunday, Oct. 26, Belmont will be home to a unique jour de haute couture. The Belmont Woman’s Club is holding its own fashion show with some of the most sought after local celebrities modeling the latest from CAbi (women) and […]

Sports: Field Hockey’s Senior Dozen Honored at Final ‘Dry’ Home Game

It was an extraordinary sight at Harris Field Monday night, Oct. 20. Each of the 11 starters for the Belmont High School Field Hockey squad in its match against Woburn High was a senior, an extremely rare event ever to happen, according to Belmont Head Coach Jessica Smith, now in her 11th year coaching the Marauders. […]

Judge’s Injunction Halts Uplands Tree Clearing After Morning of Arrests

Someone was listening to the Lorax … for now. Hours after four protesters were arrested Monday morning, Oct. 20, at the proposed site of a 299-unit residential complex on the Cambridge line, a Middlesex Superior Court judge filed an emergency restraining order to halt pre-construction clearing of a portion of the Silver Maple Forest in […]

Three Night Run of ‘Twelfth Night’ by BHS Performing Arts Company

It’s a story about Viola, a shipwrecked noble-woman who is disgusted as a boy to become the page of Count Orsino, who loves Lady Olivia but she, Olivia, falls for Viola (who is going by the name Cesario) who is madly in love with Orsino. So Viola loves Orsino, Orsino loves Olivia, and Olivia loves Cesario which makes everyone miserable. And I haven’t gotten to Olivia’s relatives, a right lot […]

Town Clerk: Get a Heads Up on the Coming State General Election

With the Massachusetts General Election just 15 days away, Belmont Town Clerk Ellen Cushman wants registered voters prepared what to expect on the ballot and where to go to cast one. The polls will be open in Belmont for the Nov. 4 State Election from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. There are many candidate races on the […]

Books for All People, Purposes at Yearly Friend’s Library Sale

Ninety-one year old Rosemary Cancian headed straight from the front of the line to where the non-fiction books were on sale. “I’m always the first one at the door,” she said as she with two dozen other patrons came into the Belmont Public Library exactly at 9 a.m. for the first day of the annual […]

Arlington-Belmont Boys’ Eights Just Miss Top 20, Girls’ Battle at Head of the Charles

The Arlington-Belmont Crew Club Boys’ Eights spent Sunday morning in the passing lane, far exceeding their 59th seed to finish a place out of the top 20 in the club’s best performance at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta, Oct. 19. It was a good day for both ABC squads – made up of students from Arlington […]

Belmont Home of the Week: Single Family Affordability in SoTra

In Lower Manhattan, there is SoHo (South of West Houston Street). In Boston’s South End, there is SoWa (South of Washington Street – which, of course, is an impossibility as the throughway runs north to south). And in Belmont, there is SoTra, as in South of Trapelo Road, where you are more likely than not […]

Belmont Yard Sales on Oct. 18-19

Here are this weekend’s yard/moving/garage sales happening in the 02478 zip code: Permitted yard sales by the Town Clerk • 92 Clark St., Saturday, Oct. 18, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. • 130 Common St., Saturday, Oct. 18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Supports the Belmont Cooperative Nursery School. • 227 Common St., Saturday, Oct. 18, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. • 421 Common St., Saturday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m. to […]