Cultures Clash At Belmont World Film’s ‘What Will People Say’ Monday, April 23 [Trailer]

Photo: “What Will People Say” Belmont World Film will present the New England premiere of “What Will People Say” on Monday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. at Belmont’s Studio Cinema, 376 Trapelo Rd. Buy tickets here. Directed by Iram Haq, the Norwegian, German and Swedish production is based extensively on the director’s experience as a teenage daughter […]

Talk, Reception On Making Art With Paper At The Belmont Art Gallery, Sunday At Noon

Photo: Suzette Durso, “Sparrow Fairy” The Belmont Gallery of Art is sponsoring a talk and reception “The Art of Paper,” on Sunday, April 22, from noon to 2 p.m. at the gallery which is located on the third floor of the Homer Building in the Town Hall complex. The Art of Paper Gallery talk will […]

Belmont Police’s Prescription Drug Drop Off at DPW Yard Sat. April 28

Photos: Prescription drugs. The Belmont Police Department in conjunction with the Belmont Auxiliary Police and the DEA will be hosting a Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative to prevent the abuse and theft of old, unused and expired prescription drugs at the DPW Yard, 37 C St., on Saturday April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Old […]

Side By Side For 26 Miles: Habelows Push 3 Dozen Belmontians Over Marathon Finish Line

Photo: Melissa (left) and Eileen (right) Habelow at the finish of the Boston Marathon.  Monday’s BAA Marathon was no walk in the park for the Habelows from Belmont. The pair – mom Eileen and eldest daughter Melissa – ended up battling daylong drenching downpours, a steady headwind and temperatures in the 40s for nearly seven […]

Belmont World Film Proves ‘Streaking’ Is Alive And Well In Switzerland

Photo: Streaker A high school teacher bets his school’s athletic field money on a fixed soccer match to raise money to build a museum celebrating his favorite Swiss poet Gottfried Keller, only to see his scheme crash when the winning goal was stopped by a streaker on the field. In his attempt to get back the school’s […]

Upper Concord Avenue Closed Vacation Week, April 16 – 20

Photo: Can’t go here! A major portion of one of the main roads to and from Lexington will be closed for most of the day this coming week. Upper Concord Avenue from Pleasant to Mill streets will be shut down from Monday, April 16 to Friday, April 20 due to infrastructure construction related to the […]

What’s Opened, Closed on Patriots’ Day in Belmont

Photo: Lexington Minuteman Statue of Captain John Parker in Lexington. Today is Patriots’ Day (or Patriot’s Day as it’s known in Maine) commemorating the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775, the first battles of the American Revolutionary War. The holiday was once celebrated on April 19 but now is observed on the third […]

New Belmont School Committee Meets … And Needs One More Member

Photo: The new School Committee: (from left) Lisa Fiore, Andrea Prestwich, Susan Burgess-Cox, Tara Donner and Catherine Bowen.  The first meeting of the newly-constituted Belmont School Committee after the town’s election on April 3, was quick – just a little bit more than a half-hour long – as the committee’s big vote was to select […]