Booo-reaucrats! Halloween At Town Hall; Monday, Oct. 28

Photo: Flying monkeys and a scarecrow in the Town Clerk’s Office. It’s scarier than your next property tax bill and more deadly than a night debating bylaw amendments at Town Meeting. What could be this frightening? It’s the second annual Halloween Trick or Treat at Town Hall on Monday, Oct. 28 from 4 p.m. to […]

Fire Hits Trapelo Location Known As Home To Diners [Video]

Photo: Belmont Fire fighting a smoky blaze at 628 Trapelo Rd. A late night fire on Sunday, Oct. 27 left heavily damaged a location known as the home to several diners over the past decade, according to Belmont Fire Department. The blaze in the basement of Tropical Diner at 628 Trapelo Rd. near the intersection […]

Booster’s Annual “B” Drive Is Happening This Sunday Afternoon, Oct. 27

Photo: The “B” drive is here. The Belmont Boosters Annual “B” Drive will held on the afternoon of Sunday, Oct. 27, during which Belmont High School student/athletes will engage in a door-to-door fundraising campaign encompassing the entire town of Belmont.  This is a major fundraiser for the Boosters, which provides financial support to the school’s […]

Boost In Free Cash Likely To See Belmont Avoid A Spring Override Vote

Photo: The money is rolling into town’s free cash coffers (Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository) Belmont Treasurer Floyd Carmen is fond of repeating a cautionary catchphrase when speaking about the town’s unrestricted fund account. “Free cash isn’t free,” says Carmen. While it may not be free, by bringing in a robust $8.1 million in […]

Get A Head(less) Start To Halloween With Horror House, Masquerade Concert Wed. Night At BHS

Photo: A couple prepares for a night at Belmont High Boo! Looking for a little pre-Halloween festivities? There will be two spooky events taking place at Belmont High School to get you ready for All Hallow’s Eve! The 6th annual Belmont High School House of Horror will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 5 […]

Meet and Greet Belmont High’s New Principal On Tuesday, Oct. 22

Photo: Principal Issac Taylor The Belmont High School Parents, Teachers Students Organization (PTSO) is hosting a Meet and Greet with Belmont High School’s new principal, Issac Taylor, on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the school’s library. Bring your questions, comments, concerns for Taylor. Hear from the PTSO about our plans for this school […]

DPW Recycling Day Oct. 19; Cardboard, Paper Shredding on Oct. 26

Photo: DPW recycling is here! The Belmont Department of Public Works will be holding it’s next Recycling Day on Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 1p.m. at the DPW Yard at 37 C St. Cardboard drop off and paper shredding will take place on Oct. 26 from 9 to noon at the same location. The […]

Friends’ Annual Fall Book Sale At The Library This Weekend, Oct. 19, 20

Photo: The annual book sale is this weekend. If you love books but not looking to pay an arm and a leg, this is your weekend to stock up on fiction, non-fiction, children’s and every other sort of book as the Friends of the Belmont Public Library holds its annual Fall Book Sale on Saturday and […]

Proposed Traffic Changes In Wellington Area Under Discussion at Public Meeting

Photo: Map of changes being proposed in the Wellington neighborhood. With the building of the Belmont Middle and High School well underway, the impact of the new building on a number of neighborhood streets will be significant. One area that have identified were traffic and transportation challenges will occur are those streets adjacent to the […]