Easy As 3.14159 … etc, etc

Photo: Making Archimedes proud (Donna Ruvolo photos) What occurred on the newly constructed walking path at the Grove Street Playground on Saturday morning is what happens during a pandemic when smart citizens have a lot of time on their hands. Using chalk and a great memory, some residents set forth to notate on the walk […]

CLOSED: Belmont’s Town Offices, Library, Senior Center Shut Down Monday, Meetings Held Online

Photo: Belmont Town Hall which will be closed on Monday, March 16 Belmont has hung up the “Closed” sign. Belmont’s government including Town Hall, the Public Library, its schools and the senior center will be shut down for the foreseeable future beginning on Monday, March 16, according to town officials. “In accordance with guidance from […]

Two More Cases Of Coronavirus In Belmont, Raising Total To 3

Photo: Belmont now has three confirmed cases of the Coronavirus. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has informed the Belmont Health Department that two more residents have been declared “presumptive positive” for the COVID-19 virus, according to an email dated Friday, March from Wesley Chin, director of the Health Department. Belmont now has a total of […]

Belmont Hockey Sees Epic Playoff Run End As State Finals Cancelled, Named Co-Champs

Photo: Belmont High Head Ice Hockey Coach Fred Allard In the locker room after a thrilling come-from-behind 3-2 victory over St. John’s (Shrewsbury) in the Division 1 North finals last Monday, Belmont High Head Coach Fred Allard ended his postgame talk to the players proclaiming “Practice tomorrow at 3!” “What that meant was our season […]

Belmont Spring Sports Halted Tentatively ‘Til March 30; First Games April 9

Photo: Three-time state champions Girls’ Rugby, one of the spring teams whose season has been The first day of practice for spring sports has tentatively been delayed until March 30, according to Belmont Athletic Director James Davis. The decision by the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletics Association as a response to the spreading pandemic Coronavirus could be […]

Breaking: Belmont Schools Closed For Two Weeks Due To Pandemic Concerns, Joining Neighboring Towns

Photo: The Belmont School Administration Building In an extraordinary action to stem the spreading Coronavirus pandemic in the Boston area, the Belmont School District is joining with five towns in the Middlesex County in closing their public schools for two weeks beginning Friday, March 13. Belmont is collaborating with superintendents from Arlington, Bedford, Burlington, Lexington […]

To The Garden! Belmont Heads To State Finals After Taking D1 North Crown, 3-2, Over St. John’s (S)

Photo: The Division 1 North champs, Belmont High School The Marauders have conquered the North and the State is ready for the taking after Belmont High Ice Hockey scored twice in the final seven minutes of the third period to win the Division 1 North final, 3-2, over St. John’s (Shrewsbury) Monday night, March 9, […]

Breaking: First Coronavirus Case In Belmont Confirmed, Attended Biogen Conference

Photo: The Belmont resident with the coronavirus attended a Biogen conference at the Boston Marriott Long Wharf (Google maps) Belmont’s first positive Coronavirus case in a resident has been confirmed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, according to a press release dated Wednesday, March 11 from Wesley Chin, director of the Belmont Health Department. […]

Breaking: Schools Cancelling ‘Large Events’ Due To CoronaVirus Emergency; Musical’s Fate Up In The Air

Photo: BHS-PAC’s spring musical “Shrek The Musical” is one event that will be decided on a case-by-case basis. The Belmont Public Schools is canceling ‘large’ school-sanctioned events due to the spreading CoronaVirus pandemic, according to Superintendent John Phelan. Speaking before the School Committee on Tuesday, March 10, hours after Gov. Charlie Baker declared a state […]

Performing Arts Company Presents ‘Shrek The Musical’

Photo: The poster for Shrek The Musical by the Belmont High School Performing Arts Company. The Belmont High School Performing Arts Company 2020 annual spring musical is Shrek The Musical. Shrek is the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists […]