Fun, Food, Dogs, Dunk Tank and Classic Cars: Belmont Town Day This Saturday

Photo: Belmont Town Day on Saturday. Food, animals, kiddy carnival rides, a dog show, classic cars, live music, a dunk tank and thousands of residents on Leonard Street can only mean one thing: the 26th annual Belmont Town Day is Saturday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proudly sponsored by Belmont Savings Bank and run by the […]

Perennials, Please! Garden Club Yearly Plant Sale Saturday, May 21

Photo: The annual plant sale on Saturday. Belmont Town Day would be incomplete if you did take home something for your garden or that empty patch from the Belmont Garden Club’s 2016 Annual Perennial Sale. The plants are grown by the members and include shade and sun-loving perennials, annuals and herbs.  The sale takes place […]

Belmont High Senior Prom Today; Promenade Begins At 4 PM

Photo: The pre-prom promenade Be advised to drive carefully through Belmont this afternoon as residents will be blocking the roadway with their vehicles as others haphazardly cross the street to get a good look at what’s happening. Are people staring at the aftermath of an accident? Is a natural phenomenon about to occur which residents want a good […]

Pats Give a Boost To High School Sports Supporters Group

Photo:   The stands along the court’s edge at Belmont High School’s Wenner Field House Monday, May 16 – was filled with boisterous kids and rambunctious adults to cheer on a half dozen member of the New England Patriots that took on a team of high school athletes and residents. At half time, the lines to […]

New Cushing Square Traffic Light Pattern Set to Start May 31

Photo: The intersection at Cushing Square. As of May 31, driving efficiency will be coming to Cushing Square, whether you’re ready or not. While it was apparent that many residents were happy with the old pattern of traffic lights at the busy intersection of Trapelo Road and Common Street, one entity that wasn’t were the […]

Sold In Belmont: Not All-That-Special Colonial Barely Misses $1Million Sales Price

Photo: A nearly $1 million house with just one-and-a-half baths and oil heat.  A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes”: • 81 Taylor Rd., Classic Colonial (1956). Sold: $975,000. Listed at $875,000. Living area: 1,924 sq.-ft. 7 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 1.5 baths. On the market: 66 days. • 54 Newton St., […]

Curtain Rises on Chenery’s Production of ‘Cinderella’ This Week

Photo: The opening scene from the Chenery Middle School production of “Cinderella.”  The curtain goes up for the Chenery Middle School production of Rogers and Hammerstein’s ‘Cinderella,” with performances at 7 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, May 19, 20 and 21. Under the direction of the school’s new Theater Director, Paige Revens, more than 60 students will […]

Sports: Belmont Baseball Punches Ticket Early For 14th Playoff Trip

Photo: Nate Espelsda After a mid-season stumble in the past fortnight, Belmont High School Baseball appears to have straightened out some nagging problems on the mound and at the plate. The result: two wins on Friday and Monday, securing the Marauders’ 14th trip to the Division 2 North Sectional playoffs. On Friday, the 13th, Belmont Head […]

The Write Stuff: Blacker Awards Presented Wednesday, May 18

Photo: The Blacker Awards. The Belmont High School English Department invite residents and the public to the presentation of the annual Lillian F. Blacker Prizes for Excellence in Writing this Wednesday, May 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the Peter Holland Library at Belmont High School.  This year, three seniors; Sophie Klimasmith, Emma Pierce-Hoffman, and Abi […]

Community Dialogue on Impact of Mental Health, This Tuesday

Photo: The Belmont Health Collaborative. The Belmont Health Collaborative will be holding a community dialogue on “Exploring and Sharing – A Look at Mental Health and its Impact on our Lives” on Tuesday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Belmont Public Library’s Assembly Room. The event is for people who struggle […]