Retiring Old Glory: Scout, Veterans Agent Initiate Flag Ceremony in Belmont

Photo: Flag retiring ceremony in Belmont. The mound of more than 2,000 flags of the United States  – much which were planted over the graves of veterans and war dead, others large and once flying stately over homes and offices – all worn and threadbare, some mere remnants of Old Glory, laid piled neatly near […]

US Flag Retirement Ceremony at Clay Pit Pond Saturday at 10AM

Photo: Retirement cermony Saturday On Saturday, Oct. 14, at 10 a.m. the Belmont Veterans Service Office and Belmont Boy Scout Troop 66 will conduct a US Flag Retirement Ceremony at Clay Pit Pond, closest to the intersection of Underwood Street and Hittinger Street.  The public is invited to bring old, tired and or worn U.S. […]

Belmont Library’s Annual Fall Book Sale This Weekend, Oct. 14-15

Photo: The sale runs this weekend. If you love books but not looking to pay an arm and a leg, this is your weekend to stock up on fiction, non-fiction, children’s and every other sort of book as the Friends of the Belmont Public Library holds its annual Fall Book Sale this weekend. The sale takes […]

Broadway Night 2017 At Belmont High Friday, Saturday

Photo: Poster for Broadway Night. The Belmont High School Performing Arts Company presents its annual musical theater showcase Broadway Night 2017 at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13 and Saturday, Oct. 14 in the Little Theater at Belmont High School. Students will perform classic show tunes and contemporary works in an evening of song, dance, […]

New High School Building Project Seeking Seniors Opinion Friday

Photo: The Belmont High School Building Committee’s logo. The Belmont High School Building Committee is holding its next community engagement meeting with the town’s senior community in mind at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. on Friday afternoon, Oct. 13 at 1:15 p.m. The afternoon’s agenda includes: High School Building Project updates District enrollment […]

What’s Open, Closed in Belmont on Columbus Day

Photo: A painting reportedly a portrait of Cristoforo Colombo. Columbus Day, which is celebrated annually on the second Monday of October – in 2017, it’s on Oct. 9 –remembers Christopher Columbus’ arrival to the Americas on October 12, 1492. Government offices are closed, but businesses may be open.  In Belmont, trash collection and recycling are delayed a […]

Helping Refugees And The Hungry Part Of 9th Annual Belmont Serves

Photo: The 9th annual Belmont Serves Day of Community Service will be held on Monday, Oct. 9,  the Columbus Day holiday. Individuals and families will be able to select a project at the start of the day, complete the entire project in one morning of work, and then come together for some pizza and Rancatore’s ice cream to celebrate […]

With Two Days Left, Friends Of PQ Park Nears Fundraising Goal

Photo: Putting up the new sign at PQ Park. With a deadline of Saturday, Sept. 30, to meet the town’s requirement for private funding of $35,000 for the renovation of PQ Park, the Friends of PQ Park announced today that it is $5,000 shy of its goal in these final days.   This grassroots effort, led […]