Flu Season Is Coming And Belmont Is Holding Two Clinics At The Beech Street

Photo: The annual flu season is quickly coming upon Belmont beginning in October and peaking between December to February and sending on average half a million Americans into a hospital bed. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends everyone older than six months should get a flu shot by Halloween to fully protect themselves […]

Despite Changing The Date, Belmont Town Day Still Brings Out The Crowd

Photo: Another great Town Day in Belmont Gerry wasn’t worried. Gerry, as in Gerry Dickhaut, the owner of Champions Sporting Goods in the heart of Belmont Center, wasn’t worried about the reminiscence of hurricanes washing out the day, or the Labor Day three-day holiday syphoning away residents and especially the surge of the Covid-19 Delta-variant […]

Belmont To Observe 9/11 At Fire Department HQ, Saturday, Sept. 11; At The Beech Street Center On Sept. 9

Photo: Observance at Belmont Fire HQ recognizing those residents killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2014 Belmont will observe the 20th anniversary of 9/11 at two locations in the coming week. At 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, the town will hold its official observance at the Belmont Fire Department headquarters at 299 Trapelo […]

Pair Of Public Meetings This Week: Belmont Middle/High Building Committee And American Rescue Act

Photo: Two public forums will be held this week The Select Board will be joining several committees and groups for two virtual joint public meetings that will effect the lives of every resident in Belmont. On Tuesday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m., the Select Board will be joined by the Belmont Middle and High School […]

Belmont Remembers Those Whose Sacrifice In Combat Were Awarded The Purple Heart

Photo: Honoring those awarded the Purple Heart. On a return to summer on Saturday morning, Aug. 7, a dedicated number of residents, public safety personnel and town officials came to the Belmont Veterans Memorial off Concord Avenue to honor all who earned the nation’s oldest military award. At the town’s annual Purple Heart Day Ceremony, […]

Time To Learn About Time Of Use Rates, A Pilot Program For Belmont Light Customers

Photo: Poster for the Time of Use Rates Over the past two years, Belmont Light, the Light Board Advisory Committee, and the Municipal Light Board have joined together to explore an innovative rate design called Time of Use Rates for Belmont Light customers.  The coalition is currently planning to run a pilot rate program to begin late […]

Back On The Roads Again: Well Known Belmont Road Races Return To Live Running

Photo: Road racers will be back on Belmont streets real soon. After being forced to have their events run virtually in 2020, a pair of well-known “5K” road races will be back on the streets of Belmont after the Select Board approved the races that raise funds for scholarships. The sixth annual Becca Pizzi Family […]

Get Ready For Friday’s HS Furniture ‘Give Away’ By Knowing The Rules Of The Road

Photo: It’s yours, that’s if you can carry it home. On Friday, July 2, from 9 a.m. to noon, Belmont residents will have the opportunity to come to the Belmont High School building and take furniture that cannot be used in the new high school wing or other school or town buildings. Over the past year, the Belmont […]

Belmont Town Day Set For A Late Summer Return

Photo: The return of Town Day is coming in September. After a postponement and an expected delay, Belmont’s long-running Town Day celebration is returning to Belmont Center although a bit later than its usual time. The Select Board voted on Monday, June 21 to approve a request by the Belmont Center Business Association to hold […]