Teachers Holding Public Forum Wednesday On What Belmont Wants From Schools

Photo: The Belmont Education Association Educators to Belmont: What do you want? The Belmont Education Association – which represents the educators and staff in the Belmont School District – is seeking input from residents on what is important about education in the public schools at a public forum on Wednesday, Nov. 6 from 7:30 p.m. […]

‘All Animals Are Equal …’ BHS PAC’s ‘Animal Farm’ In Performance Nov. 7-9

Photo: Poster for the play You may have read it, you certainly have heard about it and we may be living it. Now is your chance to see it on stage as the Belmont High School Performing Arts Company presents an adaptation of George Orwell’s story “Animal Farm” in three performances Nov. 7-9 at 7 […]

After Strong Finish, Belmont Volleyball Meets 2nd Ranked Quincy In Tourney Opener

Photo: Belmont senior Jenna Crowley serving against Arlington. On Seniors Night against Arlington, Belmont High Volleyball’s Jenna Crowley was ready to shake off some late-season rustiness against the SpyPonders. “I’ve been struggling a little bit serving lately and I asked our coach if I could serve today,” asked Crowley. “She asked ‘are you ready?’ and […]

Dual Dedications: Town Field, Renovated Veterans Memorial Set For Saturday, Nov. 2

Photo: These events will take part on Saturday morning. Belmont citizens who served and sacrificed for their country will be commemorated in a pair of dedications taking place on Saturday, Nov. 2. At 9 a.m., the courts at Town Field, 160 Waverley St., will be named for Sgt. Edward “Teddy” Lee, a Bradley Road resident […]

Roll Call Bylaw Motion Likely To Send Special Town Meeting Late Into The Night

Photo: Town Moderator Mike Widmer If a recent public meeting is any indication of the feelings of both sides of the issue, Belmont Town Meeting Members would be advised to bring their pillows and mugs of coffee to the night in mid-November the Special Town Meeting takes up revising the roll call bylaw. Not that […]

Ranked 4th, Belmont Field Hockey Host N. Andover In Playoff Opener, Wednesday at 3:30PM

Photo: Senior Katie Guden on the move vs. Winchester. The Belmont High School Field Hockey squad will be looking skyward during the upcoming playoffs, not so much for heavenly intervention than looking for dark clouds. Ranked 4th in the Division 1 North Sectionals, the Marauders – which finished the season at 13-2-1 – will host […]

Winchester Couple Plans To Open Belmont’s First Pot Shop On Pleasant Street

Photo: A rendering of the proposed marijuana dispensary along Pleasant Street. A Winchester couple has applied for a license and special permit to operate a recreational marijuana establishment on Pleasant Street. Kelly and Stephen Tomasello have signed a five-year lease with Paul Tocci, Jr to turn a nondescript commercial storage site at 1010 Pleasant St. […]

Letter To The Editor: Give To UNICEF During Treat Or Treating

Photo: Give to UNICEF this Halloween To the Belmont community: Are you trick-or-treating this year? Do you want to make a difference? This Halloween, the Belmont High School UNICEF Chapter is bringing Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF to the town once again! What is Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF? Only one of UNICEF’s biggest fundraisers! UNICEF – the United […]

Playoff Bound! Belmont Football Clinch Postseason Spot With 42-7 Pounding Of Woburn

Photo: Belmont RB Chad Francis runs for his third consecutive 200-plus yard performance against Woburn. After a disheartening start to the season which saw three losses in close games, the Belmont High School football Marauders has put together a three game winning streak culminating in a comprehensive 42-7 beatdown of Woburn Friday night, Oct. 25 […]

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 […]