Six Prelim Applications for CPC Funds Move To Next Round

Photo: Grove Street Park which had two projects OK’d by the Community Preservation Committee. Two big recreation projects will take nearly two-thirds of the proposed funding sought by local groups and town departments through Belmont’s Community Preservation Fund for the coming fiscal year. Applications to make repairs on the final of three town tennis courts […]

Minuteman Tech Holding ”Yes’ on New School’ Forum Thursday at 7PM

Photo: The new school rendered. KAESTLE BOOS ASSOCIATES The Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical School District is sponsoring a public forum dubbed “Minuteman: Facts and Future,” on Thursday, Oct. 13 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. The forum will include a presentation, panel discussion, and question and answer period […]

Sports: Belmont Field Hockey Plays Up To Watertown; And A Goal To Boot

Photo: Belmont goal was the first against a Watertown team in more than a year. When the final horn sounded to mark the end of the Belmont/Watertown annual field hockey tussle, you’d be hard pressed to tell which side won.  The visiting Marauders surrounded junior goalie Chrissy McLeod and came off Victory Field smiling and […]

What’s Open, Closed in Belmont on Columbus Day

Photo: A painting reportedly a portrait of Cristoforo Colombo. Columbus Day, which is celebrated annually on the second Monday of October – in 2016, it’s on Oct. 10 –remembers Christopher Columbus’ arrival to the Americas on October 12, 1492. Government offices are closed, but businesses may be open.–  In Belmont, trash collection and recycling are delayed a […]

Football: Belmont Stands Up To Reading In Friday Night Battle

Photo:  There was no “moral” victory Friday night in Reading, said Belmont Head Coach Yann Kumin after Marauders’ hard-fought, defeat at the hands of last year’s Super Bowl finalist, 47-21, “We played a hard-fought game, and we’re excited about it. But we live in the real world, and there are no moral victories, we believe […]

Belmont Yard Sales: Eight for the Holiday, October 8-9

Here are this weekend’s yard/moving/garage sales happening in the 02478 zip code: Permitted yard sales by the Belmont Town Clerk are in bold: • 55 Benjamin Rd., Saturday, Oct. 8, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  • 92 Clark St., Saturday, Oct. 8, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. • 100 Elm St., Saturday, Oct. 8, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. • 16-18 Gilbert […]

World-Wide Walk: Belmont Students Hike to School On Walk to School Day

Photo: Mr. “S” leading the way to school on International Walk to School Day. On a cool, crisp autumn morning, Richard Samaria – best known to generations of Belmont Elementary students as Mr. “S” – said there is nothing better for students and teachers than to start their mornings by walking to school. “It’s a great […]

Early Bird Selectmen: Alcohol License Transfer Meeting at 6PM

Photo: Tonight’s meeting is a continuation of one last month. The Belmont Board of Selectmen is expecting a long night at its Thursday, Oct. 6 meeting having pushed forward by one hour its traditional 7 p.m. start time. First on the evening’s docket will be the continuation of the Sept. 19 meeting in which the […]

Join the World: Stride to Learning Wednesday on Int’l Walk to School Day

Photo: From last year’s walk to school day. On Wednesday morning, Oct. 5, Belmont students will put on your walking shoes and join youngsters from 4,407 schools around the world who are walking and biking to school as part of the 20th International Walk to School Day.  Two of those schools with events include the Wellington and […]