Art Gallery Seeking … Art For Fall Show

Photo: An example of the art that will be in the show. The Belmont Gallery of Art, located on the third floor of the Homer Building, is reaching out to local artists with a: Call for Art! Fall 2019. The Gallery of Art’s fall exhibit, “ELEMENTAL”, will explore how the foundational elements of making art work […]

Unbeaten Belmont Field Hockey ‘Keepers Stand Tall In Tie With Ranked Lexington

Photo: (from left) Belmont’s Sajni Sheth-Voss, Emma Donahue, Kendall Whalen, Katie Guden and Meaghan Noone defending a penalty corner in Belmont’s 1-1 draw with Lexington. With time running down in Saturday’s matinee against Lexington, Belmont High Field Hockey junior goalie Kendall Whalen was taken by surprise when what appeared to be a routine long clearing […]

West Nile Virus Found In Cambridge; Belmont Risk Factor Raised to ‘Moderate’

Photo: The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has raised the risk of Belmont residents being infected by the West Nile Virus from “low” to “moderate” after a human case of the virus was confirmed in Cambridge on Thursday, Sept. 12, according to the Belmont Board of Health and Health Department. In a press release dated Friday, […]

Belmont Field Hockey Finds Its ‘O’ffense in ‘OD’ As Marauders Stone Spartans

Photo: Emma O’Donovan after scoring for Belmont High School. In the past year, it seemed that Belmont High junior Emma O’Donovan had spent more time on crutches than on the ice or the turf. Injured last fall, the Marauder forward on this season’s field hockey squad missed the last half of the field hockey and […]

Belexit? Vote On A Return To Minuteman Tentatively Set For Special Town Meeting

Photo: Jim Gammell (left) and the Select Board discussing Belexit. The United Kingdom is in the midst of a contentious Brexit debate while Belmont is about to enter into Belexit, its own passionate dialogue on whether to return as a member or make a final, clean break with Minuteman Regional Tech. The Belmont Select Board […]

State Rep Rogers Holding Office Hours This Tuesday, Friday

Photo: State Rep. Dave Rogers, who represents Belmont and parts of Cambridge and Arlington on Beacon Hill, will be holding his September office hours in Belmont this week. They will be: Tuesday, Sept. 10 from 9:30 a.m to 10:30 a.m. at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. Friday, Sept. 13 from 9:30 am to 10:30 […]

First Day Of School Goes To Plan As Key Construction At High School Site Nears Midpoint

Photo: A third of the piles have been installed in phase one of the Belmont Middle and High School project. It was a long Wednesday, Sept. 4 for Belmont Superintendent John Phelan. After a busy Tuesday welcoming teachers and staff back to the district after the summer recess, Phelan’s Wednesday began bright and early at […]

What’s Open, Closed In Belmont on Labor Day

Photo: The Labor Day holiday is the last great getaway weekend of the summer and Belmont (because the public schools open after the holiday) has all but emptied out until Tuesday afternoon. Labor Day is one of ten holidays recognized by the federal government, although it doesn’t require employers to pay workers for this holiday. Businesses traditionally provide their employees […]

Report: Turf Bests Grass For High School Field; See Why At Public Meeting Wed., Aug. 21

Photo: A close up of the artificial turf at Harris Field. A comprehensive “fact-based” report by a member of the Belmont Middle and High School Building Committee recommends the group move forward with the construct of a new artificial turf ground known as the “Rugby Field” adjacent to the Wenner Field House. The study’s conclusions […]