[UPDATE] Water Main Break Closes Portion of Brighton Street; Repair After 6 PM

Photo: Water main break on Brighton Street. A portion of Brighton Street was closed shortly before 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 16 from Cross Street to Coolidge Road due to water main break, according to town officials. According to Water Division personnel at the site, a six-inch water main installed in 1933 ruptured late in the […]

Burnin’ For Cleo: Saturday’s Boot Camp Honors Athlete​ Memory

Photo: Poster for the event this Saturday. Join Belmont’s Burnin’ by Ray for an outdoor workout to celebrate the life of Cleo Athena Theodoropulos this Saturday. The “Best of Boston”-winning gym is hosting a two-hour charity outdoor boot camp at the Winn Brook Elementary School field in Belmont on Saturday, Aug. 17 at 10 a.m. to honor […]

Meet Belmont Finds A New Home At Day School’s Gym

Photo: Meet Belmont is happening at the Belmont Day School. One of the many unintended consequences of the construction of the new Belmont Middle and High School is the loss of the school’s cafeteria for out of school activities. And one of the casualties was Meet Belmont, the end-of-summer communal get together for new residents […]

Celebrate National Farmers Market Week In Belmont Thursday

Photo: A special week at the Farmers Market. It’s National Farmers’ Market Week, August 4-10. Farmers’ markets stimulate local economies, increase access to fresh, healthy food, and promote sustainable farming practices. They reconnect residents to the bounty of their region, sharing knowledge about seasonality and the variety of local goods.  Stop by to celebrate and […]

Opening Reception For Jones’ Solo Show Thursday At Belmont Library

Photo: “Commuting” (detail) by S B Jones. Nope, Mussorgsky isn’t on the bill this Thursday, Aug. 8 at the Belmont Public Library. The Belmont Gallery of Art at the Belmont Library is holding an opening reception for artist Susan Jones’ Solo Show: Pictures at an Exhibition. The reception will take place between 2 p.m. to […]

After Two Decades Of Wind and Weather, Boston Temple Replaces Its Angel

Photo: Workmen securing the angel Moroni at the Boston Mass. Temple in Belmont. Something was amiss on a recent Tuesday morning in Belmont. For commuters along Route 2 and residents on Belmont Hill, a familiar local landmark was not waiting for them. The golden angel Moroni that stood atop the Boston Massachusetts Temple of the […]

What’s Open, Closed On The 4th Of July in Belmont And Close-by Fireworks

Photo: Fireworks for the 4th. Sunny and hot is the forecast for the “Bless’d 4th” in Belmont. If you’re looking for a cool place to hang out, there’s coffee shops, a visit to the pool or watching a show at the Studio Cinema. So go out and celebrate a wonderful Independence Day! Belmont town offices […]