Payson Park Music Festival’s 27th Season Opens Wed., June 21

Photo: Poster The 27th season of the Payson Park Music Festival Committee opens Wednesday, June 21, at 6:45 p.m. with “Craig and the Hurricane” sponsored by Emello & Pagani Realty and The Spirited Gourmet. “We are thrilled to continue this tradition offering the community fun and family-friendly music on summer nights,” says Tomi Olson, Payson […]

Obituary: Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Sorrell, Belmont Educator, Mentor

Photo: Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Sorrell Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Sorrell, who was Belmont Public Schools’ Director of Science, Technology, and Health for nine years, died on May 29 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. The Wellfleet resident was 69. Born in Lexington, Kentucky in 1948, Sorrell dedicated her life to education and helping others having been an administrator and […]

Remembering a Son, Celebrating Fathers at Record-Setting Brendan’s Home Run

Photo: Brighton’s Rosa Moriello smashes the existing female record to win the 16th Annual Brendan’s Home Run 5K road race held Sunday, June 18. A new course record was set on the streets of Belmont as nearly 500 participants took part in the 16th Annual Brendan’s Home Run 5K road race that started and finished at Belmont’s Harris […]

Turning A New Page: Doors Open at Belmont Books In Center

Photo: Belmont Book’s Matilda Banker-Johnson with the book purchased by the editor of the Belmontonian. The long sheets of paper have been taken from the windows, the shelves are almost all filled with books and while you will need to wait a little bit longer to get a cappuccino, the Town of Homes has seen […]

Market Day in Belmont Could Include Strawberries, Chenery Musicians on Hand

Photo: Will we find strawberries on Market Day in Belmont. It’s market day in Belmont and there’s a good chance there will be strawberries for sale. If they are or not, There will be more than 90 minutes of great music by musicians from the Chenery Middle School. The Belmont Light Department will be answering questions […]

Heat, Age Caused Transformer Explosion Blacking Out Belmont

Photo: (from left) Belmont Light’s Jim Palmer, Belmont Selectmen’s Chair Jim Williams and Selectman Adam Dash at the emergency meeting of the Belmont Board of Selectmen to discuss the June 12 blackout. The timing of the widespread power outage that affected between a quarter to a third of town residents during the hottest day of […]

Chenery Closed Tuesday Due To After Effects Of Monday’s Power Outage

Photo: Schools out for … June 13. Chenery Middle School will be closed Tuesday, June 13 due to the impact of yesterday’s power outage on the building’s backup generator. In an email to middle school parents and guardians, Belmont Superintendent John Phelan said that after consulting with the Belmont Fire Department “there is a concern the […]

Equipment Failure Turns Off the Lights To 2K Belmont Light Customers Into The Dark

Photo: A Belmont Light equipment truck stationed at the Hittinger substation during the outage. Worcester Street’s Hannah Liberty decided Monday morning that getting on a crowded MBTA bus with a mob of sweaty, miserable commuters on the hottest day of the year was not something she was going to do this Monday morning. Liberty called her job and told […]

Town Announces Its Scholarship Recipients

Photo: The scholarship award winners: FRONT ROW: (from left) Judy Li, Aisling Madden, Noah Riley, Eleanor Thidemann. TOP ROW: (from left)  Bo Lan, Cindy (Xinyi) Zhang, Francesca Mei, Ava Madden, Su Jing Chen and Ms. June Yacubian, a member of the scholarship committee. The Town of Belmont Scholarship was presented to nine Belmont High School graduating […]