Belmont Requires Yard Sale Permits – Which Are Free and Online

Photo: Get your permit now. With summer underway and the weekends filled with signs pointing to the nearest garage sale, the Belmont Town Clerk’s office wants to remind all residents that via town bylaw a permit is required for all “yard sales,” with a limit of three in a calendar year. “If you intend to […]

Market Day: Early Harvests Coming In; Donations Needed To Help Assistance Program

Photo: From the fresh greens of June to the colorful produce of July, the harvests are rushing into each other on Market Day in Belmont today. Come to the Belmont Farmers Market to enjoy the early summer bounty. Strawberries and raspberries are coming in as are eggplant, broccoli and peppers. The market – open from […]

Winter Street Closed for Road Work Thursday, Friday

Photo: Stay away from this stretch of road. Starting Thursday, July 6 and continuing on Friday, July 7, Hudson-based General Contractor, E.H. Perkins will begin milling work on Winter Street between Robin Wood Road and the Lexington town line.  Road closures and delays are expected during construction hours between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. For […]

4th of July Celebrations/Fireworks Close To Belmont (But Arlington’s Not One)

Photo: Over the Charles River. While Belmont does not hold a community 4th of July celebration, many neighboring and close-by cities and towns do. Here are just a few events and fireworks in adjacent communities and in Boston.  • Lexington: The annual Lexington Lions Fourth of July Carnival takes place at Hastings Park (continue on Massachusetts Avenue past Lexington […]

Dancing With The Stars: Belmont High’s ‘Chicago’ Bring Homes Musical Gold

Photo: The “Chicago” cast in one final pose. They can tango, do the bunny hop, the shimmy shake, razzle dazzle, and, when need be, perform a reverse standing somersault. And for all that jazz, the dancers in the Belmont High School Performing Arts Company’s Spring musical production of “Chicago” walked away with serious bling at the […]

It’s Good to be Green: State Provides $250K in Energy Saving Grants

Photo: The Burbank school. Kermit The Frog famously lamented “It’s not easy being green.” But recently for the town of Belmont, being green is not just easy but pretty darn profitable. Last month, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources Green Communities Division approved an award of $250,000 for four projects the town proposed in a “Green Communities […]

Belmont High Athletes Selected All-Scholastic, All-Stars; Duffy Honored

Photo: Belmont Girls’ Rugby. It shouldn’t surprise anyone who attended or followed Belmont High 2017 spring sports that a fair share of athletes would be recognized with season-ending All-Scholastic Awards by Boston’s two daily newspapers. Junior Anoush Krafian was honored in the Boston Globe and Boston Herald for her All-State victories in the pentathlon and 100-meter hurdles […]