Meet and Greet Belmont High’s New Principal On Tuesday, Oct. 22

Photo: Principal Issac Taylor The Belmont High School Parents, Teachers Students Organization (PTSO) is hosting a Meet and Greet with Belmont High School’s new principal, Issac Taylor, on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the school’s library. Bring your questions, comments, concerns for Taylor. Hear from the PTSO about our plans for this school […]

DPW Recycling Day Oct. 19; Cardboard, Paper Shredding on Oct. 26

Photo: DPW recycling is here! The Belmont Department of Public Works will be holding it’s next Recycling Day on Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 1p.m. at the DPW Yard at 37 C St. Cardboard drop off and paper shredding will take place on Oct. 26 from 9 to noon at the same location. The […]

Friends’ Annual Fall Book Sale At The Library This Weekend, Oct. 19, 20

Photo: The annual book sale is 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 on Saturday and […]

Proposed Traffic Changes In Wellington Area Under Discussion at Public Meeting

Photo: Map of changes being proposed in the Wellington neighborhood. With the building of the Belmont Middle and High School well underway, the impact of the new building on a number of neighborhood streets will be significant. One area that have identified were traffic and transportation challenges will occur are those streets adjacent to the […]

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 2019, it’s on Oct. 14 – remembers Christopher Columbus’ arrival to the Americas on October 12, 1492. Increasingly, municipalities are changing the celebration to Indigenous Peoples Day to acknowledge the aboriginal people who lived […]

Concert In Two Places; The First In Belmont Saturday,​ Oct. 12

Photo: Paul-André Bempéchat The public is welcomed to hear renowned Franco-Canadian pianist Paul-André Bempéchat perform Haydn, Schubert, and Chopin on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m at The First Church, 404 Concord Ave. The recital celebrates 30 years of partnership between The First Church and the Unitarian Church of Désfalva, a remote, ethnically Hungarian village […]

Stormy Weather: Farmers Market Cancelled Thursday Due To ‘Nor’easter’

Photo: Not this week. The Market bell will not be ringing in Belmont tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 10. Blame it on stormy weather. “The Belmont Farmers’ Market for Oct. 10 has been canceled due to the nor’easter coming in,” according to Hal Shubin of the Belmont Food Cooperative. “The forecast calls for rain and strong winds all day, […]

Belmont Fire Holds Open House Wed. Oct. 9

Photo: Belmont Fire Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 9. The Belmont Fire Department is holding a free Open House, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the BFD’s headquarters, 299 Trapelo Rd. Sponsored by the Dedham-based pizza chain Papa Gino’s, the open house is aimed at teaching families fire safety and prevention […]

Tzom Kal: Yom Kippur Begins Tuesday at Sunset

Photo: The painting is a detail of “Jews Praying in the Synagogue on Yom Kippur” by the 22-year-old Maurycy Gottlieb c. 1878. Yom Kippur, also known as Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the year for the Jews. Yom Kippur begins at sundown on Tuesday, Oct. 8. The day’s central themes are atonement and repentance. […]