Celebrating A Bunny’s Author’s Birthday At A ‘Re-energized’ Homer House

Photo: Belmont Children’s Librarian Liz Fraser telling a tale of Peter Rabbit. Liz Fraser stood before more than three dozen tots in the main room of the historic 1853 Homer House with a simple story to tell about a rabbit with floppy ears.  “Here is a bunny with ears so funny.  And here is a […]

Belmont Yard Sales: July 30–31

Photo: Yard sales around town. Here are this weekend’s yard/moving/garage sales happening in the 02478 zip code: • 76 Albert Ave., Saturday, July 30 and July 31, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. • 4 Broad St., Saturday, July 30. 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. • 80 Davis Rd., Sunday, July 31, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. • 22 Park Rd., Saturday, […]

With Asphalt Being Laid, End To Belmont Center Reconstruction In Sight

Photo: The Center under construction. Just a little bit longer. That was the word to the Belmont Board of Selectmen Monday afternoon, July 25, as town officials expressed hope that nearly all the work associated with the Belmont Center Reconstruction Project will be complete by mid-August. When the project’s financing was approved in November 2014 at […]

Musical Market Day With Passports for Kids At Belmont Farmers Market

Photo:    Market Day in Belmont will be filled with music as three acts will perform at the Belmont Farmers Market today, Thursday, July 28. The market is located behind Belmont Center in the Municipal Parking Lot adjacent Cross and Channing. The market is open from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.   Also, vendors and market […]

Selectmen Discuss Dates for Minuteman Vote And A Possible Escape

Photo: The possibility of an election and a Special Town Meeting. With a vote in 16 communities to decide the future of the Minuteman Tech Regional High School less than two months away, the Belmont Board of Selectmen unveiled the tentative dates the town will discuss, vote and possibly severe its ties with the vocational school […]

Belmont Light Asks Residents/Consumers To Limit Power Usage Thru Tuesday

Photo: Sunny hot days ahead. Belmont Light and its partner, Woburn-based energy efficiency firm Sagewell, are informing customers that Monday, July 25 and Tuesday, July 26, are expected to be high electricity use days due to continued high temperatures across New England.  And the town’s electrical utility is asking residents and customers to help it […]

Sold In Belmont: Condo Quintet A Nice Affordability Sound; Common Million Again

Photo:  A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes”: • 135 Slade St., Top floor condominium (1920). Sold: $649,000. Listed at $648,500. Living area: 1,777 sq.-ft. 8 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. On the market: 74 days. • 267 Beech St., Unit 2, Top floor condominium (1928). Sold: $725,000. Listed at $749,000. Living area: […]