Want to Show Off Your Dog, Car, Family? Town Day Has Something for You

Photo: A cute dog. Got a cute dog? How about a really cool car? Is your family worth a photo? How about all three?  In less than two weeks, you’ll get your chance to show them off as Belmont Savings Bank will be hosting those and other activities during this year’s Town Day, Saturday, May 16, which is […]

Belmont’s 2015 Annual Town Meeting Begins Tonight, With New Rules For Speakers

Photo: Town Moderator Mike Widmer. Author Frank M. Bryan of the University of Vermont said that “the single most recurrent theme in the literature on the town meeting in the 19th Century … was the notion that town meetings are schoolhouses of citizenship.” And Belmont will continue this New England tradition as the town will debate and vote on several citizens petitions […]

This Week: Town Meeting Starts Monday, Annual Pops Concert Friday and Saturday

Photo: Town Meeting in Belmont. This week begins the annual Town Meeting starting at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 4, at the Belmont High School auditorium. Expect a second night on Wednesday, May 6, at 7 p.m. at the same place. Other governmental business “This Week” include:  The Belmont Board of Selectmen will meet before Town Meeting […]

Belmont Girls’ Lacrosse Takes Two at Home After Spring Recess

Photo: Belmont High Senior Sophia Eisenbach-Smith (center in white) in action. Behind a goal-scoring binge from speedy senior Left Wing Attack Sophia Eisenbach-Smith, the Belmont High School Girls’ Lacrosse team took two well-earned victories at its home at Harris Field to move its record to 3-5.  The multi-sport (soccer and basketball) standout Eisenbach-Smith tallied 14 […]

Excellent Educators: Inaugural Set of Belmont’s Outstanding Teachers Honored

Photo: The Foundation for Belmont Education’s “Outstanding Teachers of the Year Awards” (from left) Belmont Superintendent John Phelan, Suzanne Lijek, Audrey Ruddock, Steven Tenhor, Danielle Pandolfo, Ben Ligon, Katharine Caritey and Foundation for Belmont Education President Jamie Shea.  The six teachers representing each of Belmont’s public schools are different in age and experience, what and who they instruct, and how they arrived […]

Dominating Second Half Powers Belmont Rugby By St. John’s Prep, 26-17

Photo: Ball Out! Belmont tackling knocked the ball out during match vs, St. John’s Prep. Over the past two years, Peter Berens made countless great saves as the starting goalkeeper with the Belmont High School boy’s soccer, help leading the team to a sectional quarter- and a semi-finals. On Wednesday, April 29, Berens was in the spotlight again, […]

This Weekend: Hedy’s in the Homer House Sunday, Movement in Music Saturday

Photo: Actor and writer Judith Kalaora portrays Hedy Lamarr at the Belmont Woman’s Club. • Belmont’s Powers Music School is presenting a Dalcroze Eurhythmics Showcase on Saturday, May 2, from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, at the corner of Clark and Common  streets. Dalcroze Eurhythmics teaches concepts of rhythm, structure, and musical expression using movement, and is […]

A Week of Road Closures, Parking Restrictions Set During Golf Tourney

Photo: The map of street closures set for June during a golf event in Belmont. A popular travel link between Route 2 and Belmont will be closed for nearly a week in early June and residents living close to Belmont Country Club will have daytime parking restrictions in their neighborhoods while a major golf tournament takes place, […]