Town Meeting Preview: Warrant Briefing on Leaving Minuteman Monday

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Photo: Warrant Committee Chair Michael Libenson. A warrant briefing on the Special Town Meeting to determine if Belmont will withdraw from the Minuteman School District will be held tonight, Monday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. in the Chenery Middle School auditorium, 95 Washington St. The briefing, co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters and the Warrant […]

Allard, Jones Named Belmont Boosters BHS Student-Athlete of the Month

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Photo: Carey Allard (left) and Ben Jones. (Belmont Boosters) Belmont High junior Carey Allard (soccer) and senior Ben Jones (football) are the inaugural recipients of the Belmont Boosters BHS Student-Athlete-of-the-Month award for September. Sponsored by the Boosters and in coordination, with the Belmont High School Athletic Department, each month a girl and boy varsity athlete […]

Belmont Town Clerk Announces Early Presidential Voting Dates, Hours

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  Photo: Town Clerk Ellen Cushman registering Belmont High School students allowing them to vote in the 2016 Presidential Election.  Recent changes to the Massachusetts General Laws gives all registered voters the opportunity to cast a ballot for the Presidential and State Election before the Nov. 8 Election Day, according to a statement from Belmont […]

Sports: Belmont’s Comeback Victory Over Winchester Brings Playoffs Closer

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Photo: Belmont senior Dylan Ferdinand intercepts Winchester pass that led to Belmont winning TD.  Senior Running Back Ben Jones’ third touchdown with 19 seconds remaining proved the margin of victory as Belmont High School scored 21 second half points to defeat visiting Winchester High (2-4) Sachems, 28-21, under the Friday night lights, Oct. 14, and […]

Banking on Children’s Book For the Benton Library at Belmont Savings

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Photo: Benton Library. Belmont Savings Bank has announced it is holding a Children’s Book Drive to benefit Benton Library. Residents can bring in any old or unused children’s books to the bank’s main Belmont branch before Oct. 31, and the books will be donated to the Benton Library. Residents can bring in any old or […]

Belmont’s Tiny Connection to The Lives of Thai Royalty

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Photo: Princess Srinagarindra with her children including the future King Bhumibol Adulyadej (center) If you look next to the elevator on the first floor of Belmont Town Hall, you’ll find a plaque with photos and documents that tell the tale of Belmont’s brief connection to a land half a world away. It begins with an engagement between […]

Take a Hike: Western Community Path Trail Walk Saturday Morning

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Photo: Star Market parking lot. Up until now, the many and varied routes that could make up a community path running the length of Belmont have been conceptional, drawn on a map or written in a report. This weekend, residents will have the opportunity to discover exactly how those courses would ramble through town as […]

Yearly Belmont Library Fall Book Sale This Weekend, Oct. 15-16

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Photo: Patrons of the Friends of Belmont Library’s book sale. If you love books but not looking to pay and arm and a leg, this is your weekend to stock up on fiction, non-fiction, children’s and every other sort of book as the Friends of the Belmont Public Library holds its annual Fall Book Sale […]

Shockingly Fun: Test Drive Electric Cars Saturday at the High School

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Photo: The choice of electric cars have exploded in the past five years. Take a – quiet – test drive in an electric vehicle on Saturday, Oct. 15 and “experience the speed and power of these vehicles first hand” as the local electric utility partners up with Belmont energy and conservation groups to promote driving […]