Super Heroes Big and Small Run ‘Round and ‘Round the Butler

Photo: And … they’re off! It’s not every day your principal transforms into a superhero. But last Wednesday, Nov. 2, the Butler Elementary’s Danielle Betancourt became “The Incredibles” Elastigirl who possesses the ability to stretch her body like rubber. Well, that’s what she said she could do, although the majority of the time Elastigirl/Betancourt joined […]

The Family’s Profession: Fourth Generation Police Officer Joins Belmont PD

Photo: Officer Brian O’Donovan being sworn in by Town Clerk Ellen Cushman. Brian O’Donovan today has joined the family profession. On Monday, Nov. 7, with his parents Michael and Kerry O’Donovan, police and town officials in attendance, Belmont native Brian O’Donovan was sworn in as a Belmont Police officer by Town Clerk Ellen Cushman in a […]

League of Women Voters Will Drive You To The Polls Tuesday

Photo: League’s logo The Belmont League of Women Voters will once again provide rides to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 8 so residents can vote in the Presidential and state elections as well as four ballot questions. Rides will be available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. to any of the eight precinct polling stations in town. To arrange […]

Sports: Upset Soccer Saturday! Girls’ Down Winchester in PKs, Boys’ Put Away C-C in OT

Photo: Marina Karalis after winning the playoff game vs. Winchester. A pair of youngsters scored the biggest goals of the season for both of Belmont High School soccer teams as the boys’ and girls’ in dramatic fashion upset two top five seeds in the first round of the Division 2 North Sectionals on Saturday, Nov. […]

Letter To The Editor: Liquor, Money, and Politics in Belmont

Photo: The September meeting between the Selectmen and Star Market and the Loading Dock. To the editor: Belmont was a “dry” town until about 2000. Over several years, we carefully authorized and licensed restaurants and retail stores. Elected officials spent hours developing rules to ensure that when we went from “dry” to “wet” we wouldn’t end […]

Hamlet: Belmont High’s Fall Production More Than Just About Revenge [VIDEO/PHOTOS]

Photo: Jasper Wolf as Hamlet Ezra Flam loves directing Shakespeare. And of all the plays in the folio, the director and producer of the Belmont High School Performance Arts Company’s production of “Hamlet” is drawn most to the tragedy of the Prince of Denmark. “It’s my favorite Shakespeare play and so for me I love […]

Three Days of Early Voting Remain; It’s Easy as 1,2,3 [VIDEO]

Photo: Remember to get your “I Voted” sticker! Residents have three days in which to participate in early voting for the Presidential election, according to Ellen Cushman, Belmont’s Town Clerk. Town Hall will be open on Wednesday, Nov. 2 and Thursday, Nov. 3 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Friday, Nov. 4 from […]

Sports: Belmont Harriers Place 10th in Middlesex League Meet [VIDEO/PHOTOS]

Photo: Belmont’s Calvin Perkins crossing the finish line at Clay Pit Pond. Up against some scary good teams – Lexington, Wakefield and Reading to name three – Belmont High’s Cross Country Harriers ran hard and finished 10th in the Boys’ and Girls’ Varsity races in the season ending Middlesex League Championship meet held Monday, Halloween, Oct. […]

Santa Is On His Way: ‘Turn On The Town’ Set for Thursday, Dec. 1

Photo: Santa and friend.  The Belmont Center Business Association will be staging the 26th annual ‘Turn on the Town” holiday tree lighting on Thursday, Dec. 1 after the Belmont Board of Selectmen approved the yearly celebration of the beginning of the holiday season.  The night’s events – including the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus […]