More Than Road At Stake As Day School To (Maybe) Hear Planning Board’s Verdict

Photo: The Planning Board.  In one way or another, the future of the Belmont Day School’s proposed development of a new gym/classroom structure and a roadway adjacent to the town’s active cemetery off of upper Concord Avenue reaches a critical crossroads at tonight’s meeting of the Belmont Planning Board to be held at the Beech Street […]

Boisterous Gathering Highlights 15th Meet Belmont

Photo: William Lovallo, chair of the Belmont High School Building Committee discuss the process of building a new/renovated high school. The 15th edition of Meet Belmont was a combination of loud and crowded as a wide swath of town residents came to the Chenery Middle School on Tuesday, Aug. 29 to discover what makes the community run.  With […]

Last Of The Summer Harvest At The Belmont Farmers Market

Photo: Belmont Farmers Market. Apples are king at the Belmont Farmers Market; two months into its harvest and the variety continues to grow, while blueberries and peaches are just about done for the year. But if you need a little bit of summer for your kitchen, tomatoes, cucumbers, and corn continues to be available.  This […]

Ramp Up: Friends Group Seeking to Raise $35K For PQ Park

Photo: The playground at PQ Park. The Friends of PQ Park announced that the goal of raising $35,000 in private funds has kicked off and is ramping up. The fundraising efforts are a result of the Town of Belmont’s requirement that the renovation of its public spaces is supported by both public and private funds. […]

7th Annual Green Belmont Garden Tour Sunday, Sept 10

Photo: Gardening green in Belmont. Sustainable Belmont is hosting the 7th annual Green Belmont Garden Tour on  Sunday, Sept. 10, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. come rain or shine. The free, self-guided garden tour highlights a variety of safe and healthy organic garden practices. See how: gardeners in Belmont have changed practices after last year’s drought. […]

Belmont Yard Sales: Aug. 26-27

Photo: Yard sales this weekend. Here are this weekend’s yard/moving/garage sales happening in the 02478 zip code: • 69 Elm St., Saturday, Aug. 26, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  • 26 Jeanette Ave., Sunday, Aug. 27, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  • 54 Sycamore St., Saturday, Aug. 26, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  • 126 White St., Sunday, Aug. 27, 8 a.m. to […]

Don’t Pass Up Summer’s Favorite Stop; The Local Lemonade Stand

Photo: Belmont lemonade salesperson. The days are not as long as they were just two weeks ago and the high temperatures just break 80 degrees. High school teams are practicing on Harris Field while kids are loading up on school supplies. Summer is nearly over. But in the final two weekends, before school resumes, you […]

BREAKING: Assistant Police Chief MacIsaac Reverses Course, Will Stay in Belmont

Photo: Belmont Police Assistant Chief James MacIsaac. After earlier this week making what he called “one of, if not the most, difficult decision I have ever made,” Belmont Police Assistant Chief James MacIsaac has had a change of heart and will not accept the appointment as Chief of Police in Wayland. “I have made the determination […]

Gas Line Replacement Begins Friday at Washington and Branchaud

Photo: Road work on Washington and Branchaud. The prep work has been done, and the work to replace a major utility line a block from the Chenery Middle School is set to begin today. National Grid is scheduled to replace the natural gas main at the intersection of Branchaud Road and Washington Street. As part of […]

Tomatoes, Honey and Yoga At Today’s Farmers Market

Photo: Peaches are in season. Late August is the perfect time of year at the Belmont Farmers Market open today, Thursday, Aug. 24 from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Claflin Street Municipal parking lot behind Belmont Center.  Summer produce is very much in season, with an amazing selection of tomatoes, peppers, corn, summer squash, […]