Bike Park, Anaerobic Digestor, Pet Cemetery: What To Do With Belmont’s Old Incinerator

Photo: Residents wait to speak to the Selectmen on the future of the town’s incinerator. A place for recreation, revenue, and reflection. Those were just three broad public suggestions for the future of Belmont’s former incinerator site at the Board of Selectmen’s meeting on Monday, June 18 at Town Hall.   With the land now […]

Last Day Of Classes At Belmont’s Public Schools Today, June 20

Photo: The final walk out of school at the Wellington. Do you hear the pupils sing? Singing the songs of no more school. Unless it snows today, Wednesday, June 20 is the final day of the 2017-18 school year in Belmont. Coincidentally, it’s also the final day of spring as the summer solstice occurs on […]

New HS Construction Schedule, Exterior Design Update At Tuesday’s Meeting

Photo: Belmont High School design The Belmont High School Building Committee,
 the School Committee, and the Board of Selectmen is holding a joint meeting to present to the public construction phasing and exterior design update on Tuesday, June 19 at 7 p.m. 
Chenery Middle School Community Room
, 95 Washington St. The night’s agenda includes: Construction phasing […]

Belmont’s Battle Of The Bands Opens Payson Park Music Festival June 20

Photo:  The fifth annual Battle of the Bands sponsored by Belmont Savings Bank opens the 28th season of the Payson Park Music Festival on Wednesday, June 20 at Payson Park. Middle school and high school bands from local communities will compete to be Battle of the Bands Champions. The concert begins at 6:45 p.m. The band competing this year are: Moonkite Buzzards […]

Celebrate Father’s Day On The Course Of The Brendan’s Home Run

Photo: And they’re off. Father’s Day usually starts with a hearty breakfast before a day of relaxation. But Father’s Day in Belmont begins on the starting line of the five-kilometer race through town as the 17th Annual Brendan’s Home Run takes place on Sunday, June 17. The certified 5K (3.1 miles) race and walk starts and finishes […]

Belmont’s Cushman Named Massachusetts’ Town Clerk Of The Year

Photo: Ellen Cushman at work, announcing election results. Belmont Town Clerk Ellen Cushman was awarded Town Clerk of the Year at the Summer Massachusetts Town Clerk’s Association Conference held on Thursday, June 14, “There are 351 Town Clerks in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and ours was awarded Town Clerk of the Year, a well-deserved honor,” according […]

Lime Or Orange: Town-Wide Bike Sharing To Start June 30

Photo: Spencer Gober with a LimeBike. Belmont residents will soon be able to choose between lime or orange, and it isn’t the type of citrus-flavored water served at Town Hall. Rather, the fruity choice is the colors associated with a pair of bike-sharing companies which will soon be up and running in Belmont. Walking into […]

2018 Belmont High Graduation In Words And Pictures

Photo: Mortarboard saying With a cool 60-degrees outside keeping the temp ceremony below the usual sweltering conditions of past graduations, the Wenner Field House was packed with family, relatives, and friends who witnessed a record 331 seniors from the class of 2018  graduate from Belmont High School on Sunday, June 3. The afternoon was filled […]