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 […]

What’s Open, Closed in Belmont on Columbus Day

Photo: A painting reportedly a portrait of Cristoforo Colombo. Columbus Day, which is celebrated annually on the second Monday of October – in 2019, it’s on Oct. 14 – remembers Christopher Columbus’ arrival to the Americas on October 12, 1492. Increasingly, municipalities are changing the celebration to Indigenous Peoples Day to acknowledge the aboriginal people who lived […]

High On The Hogs: Linemen Propel Marauders To First Win With Victory Over Lex

Photo: Belmont High’s Senior RB Chad Francis romps for 233 yards and a pair of touchdowns including this from 34 yards. All hail the hogs! Will Shelley, Reid Carlson, Ryan Hoffman, Brett Westgate, Isaiah Gullage, Andrew Kwon, Matt Crisafi and Derrick Brown. As a nor’easter swept over Harris Field, the Belmont High Marauders’ relied on […]

Concert In Two Places; The First In Belmont Saturday,​ Oct. 12

Photo: Paul-André Bempéchat The public is welcomed to hear renowned Franco-Canadian pianist Paul-André Bempéchat perform Haydn, Schubert, and Chopin on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m at The First Church, 404 Concord Ave. The recital celebrates 30 years of partnership between The First Church and the Unitarian Church of Désfalva, a remote, ethnically Hungarian village […]

What To Know When The Lights Go Out In Belmont

Photo: Downed trees could cause electric outages. Falling trees and and broken branches could cause electric outages throughout Belmont as the region is buffered by a fall nor’easter. National Weather Service forecasters said that “strong to damaging winds” with maximum gusts of up to 40 miles per hour are expected to peak Thursday afternoon into […]

Stormy Weather: Farmers Market Cancelled Thursday Due To ‘Nor’easter’

Photo: Not this week. The Market bell will not be ringing in Belmont tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 10. Blame it on stormy weather. “The Belmont Farmers’ Market for Oct. 10 has been canceled due to the nor’easter coming in,” according to Hal Shubin of the Belmont Food Cooperative. “The forecast calls for rain and strong winds all day, […]