Put a ‘Bee’ in Your Bonnet: Register for the FBE Annual Spelling Bee

Photo: Spelling teams. Have your dictionaries at the ready. It’s that time of year when the younger students in the Belmont School District will be lining up to show off their spelling prowess as the 15th annual Foundation for Belmont Education Spelling Bee takes place on Saturday, Nov. 14 The yearly congregation of the town’s […]

Sports: Belmont Field Hockey’s Banner Day at Reading [VIDEO]

Photo: The champions.  The bus taking the Belmont High School Field Hockey team to Reading was late picking them up and was stuck in traffic last Friday, Oct. 23 for the final game of the 2015 regular season. Finally arriving a half-hour late, the team was given ten minutes to warm up on the chilly […]

Discussing Inclusivity in Belmont with ‘The Laramie Project’ Tuesday

Photo: Poster for the community dialogue. The Belmont High School Performing Arts Company’s fall show is “The Laramie Project,” a play written after Matthew Shepard, a gay college student was kidnapped, beaten and left to die in Laramie, Wyoming. In conjunction with the production, PAC and the Belmont High School Gay Straight Alliance are jointly […]

Belmont High Marching Band Replace Roots Saturday as Jimmy Fallon’s Ensemble

Photo: The Belmont High Marching Band with Jimmy Fallon at Harvard. It’s not every Saturday that Cambridge Police will close down a portion of Massachusetts Avenue to let the Belmont High School Marching Band parade past Harvard College. But on a gloomy Saturday afternoon, Oct. 24, the 100-strong Marauder Marching Band lined up near the […]

Snarl-Up: Paving on Both Concord and Trapelo Will Tie Down Belmont

Photo: Paving on Concord Avenue. Commuters and residents: you can run, and you can’t hide. In a rush to beat the weather and cold, two major road projects will be underway simultaneously, leading to likely gridlock around Belmont as drivers attempt to bypass the two sites.  On the Trapelo/Belmont Corridor project, the final paving of Trapelo […]

This Week: Concerts, Talks, Championships; It’s All Happening in Belmont

On the government side of “This Week”: The Belmont Housing Authority will meet on Monday, Oct. 26 at 5:30 p.m. at Town Hall to discuss the fiscal year 2016 budget. The Belmont Board of Selectmen will vote on amendments to the Land Development Agreement related to Cushing Village at an early morning Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 8:15 […]

DPW’s ‘Drop Off’ Recycling Day, Saturday, Oct. 24

Photo:  The Belmont Department of Public Works is giving Belmont residents the chance to recycle items and material hard to place in the blue/green bins. On Saturday, Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the DPW’s Town Yard at 37 C Street, the DPW will take the following items from residents with ID: Electronics: […]

Superheroes, Butler Students Run to Fund Programs

Photo: Is that Supergirl or first-grade teacher Jenna McNulty? (Photos credit to Michael Desmond Cox.)  For the second year running, Belmont’s Samuel Butler Elementary School was overrun by superheroes taking part in the Butler Fun Run, which took place this year last Friday, Oct. 16.  In reality, the school-wide run allowed students to collect donations […]

Support BHS Making Strides Team While Supporting Small Businesses

Photo: Here’s a chance to shop at local Belmont small businesses while supporting the American Cancer Society. The following nine merchants are generously offering promotions on certain days to help the Belmont High School’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer team.  Each will donate a percentage of proceeds or a specified amount on certain days in October […]