Belmont Parent To Talk On Risk Of Substance Abuse Tuesday, Dec. 5 at Chenery

Photo: Poster for Tuesday night’s event. On Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the Chenery Middle School Auditorium, Belmont parent Jasen Boyle will be giving a talk on the health crisis of our time, the prescription opioid epidemic that kills 15,000 Americans per year by overdose and destroys lives and families regardless of family […]

V-Day Belmont Participating in ‘A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer’ Dec 12, 13

Photo: Poster for the event. An event to support women and girls safety, “A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer” (MMRP) will be presented by V-Day Belmont in collaboration with the Haley House Bakery Café. The reading will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12 and Wednesday, Dec. 13 at the Haley House […]

Garden Club Holding Holiday ‘Greens’ Sale Saturday, Dec. 2

Photo: Nancy Haley of the Belmont Garden Club. Nancy Haley has been a member of the Belmont Garden Club for “all of three months” but that didn’t put-off the long-time Belmont resident from showing off her wreath-making skills at the Belmont Public Library this week.  Haley joined more than a dozen fellow enthusiasts preparing for […]

Santa’s ‘Turning On’ Belmont Center Thursday, Nov. 30

Photo: It’s Santa! Santa is coming to Belmont Savings Bank on Thursday, Nov. 30 during Belmont’s 27th annual “Turn on the Town” celebration. The festivities will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Leonard Street in Belmont Center. “We are excited to kick off another holiday season with the Belmont community at this year’s […]

Find Your Christmas Tree in the Belmont Lions (Club) Den

Photo: Alex (left) and Mary Rogul perusing the wares at the Belmont Lions’ annual Christmas Tree Sale. Belmont resident Mary Rogul walked along rows of evergreens with her son, Alex, 10, in search of the Christmas tree to be their home’s holiday centerpiece. And what makes a certain tree the “right” one for the Rogul clan? […]

What’s Open (Coffee), Closed on Thanksgiving in Belmont

Photo: “Praying with Grandpa” by Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937) You can at least get coffee in Belmont on Thanksgiving. While Thanksgiving is a national holiday – one of ten recognized by the federal government – and most businesses along with federal, state and town offices are closed shut, there are a few places where you can get […]

Put Your Two Cents In: New Belmont High On-Line Survey Ends Nov. 30

Photo: Survey illustration. The Belmont High School Building Project Community Input Survey is online, and the residents behind the proposed development want to hear from you!  Share your opinions on the Belmont High School Building Project by filling out the BHSBC Survey HERE before the end of the month.  The Belmont High School Building Committee has […]

Immigrants Tell Their Stories at Belmont Interfaith Thanksgiving Service This Sunday

Photo: The iconic Mayflower story of the Puritan Pilgrims voyage to the New World is the first tale of immigrants coming to Massachusetts. On Sunday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at Beth El Temple Center, 2 Concord Ave., the Belmont Clergy Association will host the group’s annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service.  This year, instead of a sermon, […]

League of Women Voters Holding Special Town Meeting Preview Monday

Photo: Modular classrooms. The Belmont League of Women Voters and Warrant Committee is co-sponsoring a warrant briefing to acquaint Town Meeting members and residents with the articles in the Special Town Meeting warrant. The meeting will take place Monday evening, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. This is an opportunity for Town […]

BHS PAC Presents Fall Play ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ Thurs.-Sat.

Photo: “Peter and the Starcatcher” runs from Thursday, Nov. 2 to Saturday, Nov. 4 The Belmont High School Performing Arts Company presents the award-winning play “Peter and the Starcatcher” runs from Thursday, Nov. 2 to Saturday, Nov. 4 at the Belmont High School auditorium. Shows begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are: Adults: $12 in advance, […]