Opening Reception For Belmont Gallery of Art’s The Emotion Of Color Friday, Oct. 19

Photo: “Oceanlife” Nedret Andre THE EMOTION OF COLOR; ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM IN THE 21ST CENTURY opens Friday, Oct. 19 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a reception for the public at the Belmont Gallery of Art, third floor of the Homer Building, 19 Moore St. in the Town Hall complex. The show runs from Oct. […]

Belmont Boosters Plus Belmont Savings Brings In $27K (So Far) On ‘B’ Drive

Photo: “B” Drive: Boosters annual fundraiser. Going out in teams and pairs, Belmont High athletes took the town for the annual Belmont Booster’s “B” Drive on Sunday, Oct. 14. And according to Larry Christofori, Boosters president, this year’s fundraiser generated approximately $19,500, which compares favorably to last year’s total of about $17,500. The amount reached allowed […]

Letter To The Editor: Until There Is Accountability, A ‘No’ Vote On New High School

Photo: A No until accountability To The Editor: I am not going to argue whether we need a new school. I am concerned about the people on the committee and our past debacles. Wellington Elementary School 1. full before it was finished being built. 2. Neighbor Noise issues (as a side the building committee rolled […]

Committee OKs Design For Renovation of DPW Building; Bids Out In 2019

Photo:Belmont DPW building which will be renovated and undergo construction in 2019. During the winter of 2019-20, there will be one big difference when the first storm blows through Belmont; the crews plowing the snow will finally have a place they WANT to come to take their break. On Tuesday, Oct. 16, the Department of Public […]

Final Day To Register To Vote In State Election On Wednesday, Oct 17

Photo: The last day to register is Oct. 17. It’s down to the wire for those residents who want to register to vote in the coming State Election on Tuesday, Nov. 6 – which will include the debt exclusion for the new 7-12 Belmont High School – as the final day is Wednesday, Oct. 17. […]

Special Town Meeting Warrant Opens Tuesday, Closes Wednesday

Photo: A Brookline town meeting warrant from the time of Belmont incorporation in the late 1850s. The Belmont Board of Selectmen voted at their Monday, Oct. 15 meeting on the dates in which the warrant for the Special Town Meeting beginning Nov. 13 will be open and closed. The Special warrant will open at 8 […]

Beech Street Center’s Annual Holiday Craft Fair Saturday, Nov. 17

Photo: Annual Craft Fair set for Nov. 17. Mark your calendars for the 2018 Beech Street Craft Fair which will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech Street. Forty-seven artisans will display and sell their crafts, including a wide variety of handcrafted jewelry, greeting […]

Letter To The Editor: Where You Learn Matters

Photo: The proposed 7-12 High School. To the editor: As a teacher, I’d like to believe that I’m equally effective in every classroom. In reality, the space I teach in matters a lot, and my students don’t have the same quality of experience in a cramped classroom as they do in an airy one. Over […]

Marsh Street Mess: Road Reconstruction To Last Several Weeks

Photo: Marsh Street in the fall. Beginning last Friday, Oct. 12, Belmont’s General contractor, E.H. Perkins has begun road construction on Marsh Street specifically at 178 Marsh St. This work will include, saw-cutting, grading and paving the roadway. Road closures and delays are expected during construction hours between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Work is […]

Girls Tourney Bound: Soccer, Field Hockey, Volleyball Earn Tickets To Postseason [VIDEO]

Photo: Belmont High Girls Soccer, pictured below are securing another trip to the Division 2 North playoffs. It was quite a week for three of Belmont High girls’ fall season teams as each secured playoff spots in the coming state MIAA tournament. Within a few minutes of each other on Monday, Oct. 8, Girls’ Soccer […]