Parents Group Creates COVID-19 Fast Fact Sheet Listing High School Volunteers, Activities

Photo: Belmont High School. In an attempt to keep their neighbors’ informed on the latest about the COVID-19 pandemic, the co-moderators of the Belmont Massachusetts Parents Facebook Group – Amy Kirsch, Fitzie Cowing, Shana Wang and Kristi Armstrong – are managing a Fast Fact webpage that includes updates and contact information. It also has ways […]

Belmont Votes Today: Presidential Primary 2020; Polls Open at 7 AM, Schools Closed

Photo: Get to the polls, today. Belmont votes today, Tuesday, March 3 in the 2020 Massachusetts Presidential Primary. POLLS ARE OPEN FROM 7 A.M. TO 8 P.M. BELMONT PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED. Voters are encouraged to check their voter registration status and voting precinct before they go to vote by visiting the Town Clerk’s web page. […]

Public Meeting On Impact To Pleasant St. From Proposed McLean Development Set For March 2

Photo: The intersection of Pleasant Street and Olmstead Drive. The proposed 144-unit townhouse/rental apartment development on the McLean Hospital campus will not only create a new residential neighborhood in Belmont, it will also bring a slew of vehicles onto Pleasant Street as locals drive off to work and do their daily tasks. A public discussion […]

Five Days Of Early Voting For Presidential Primary Starts Monday, Feb. 24

Photo: One week of early voting in Belmont. Belmont voters are now able to cast ballots early for the presidential primary election ahead of Super Tuesday, March 3. With voter turnout expected to be high due to the large number of candidates seeking to challenge President Trump in the general election in November, Massachusetts Secretary […]

Presidential Primary Elections Include Early Voting Days

Photo: Early voting is coming to Belmont. Belmont’s Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians and Green/Rainbows will have the chance to vote for presidential candidates in their party’s primary election from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3 after the Select Board signed the warrant approving the measure, according to Belmont Town Clerk Ellen Cushman. In […]

Cardboard Drop-Off On Saturday, Jan. 25, At Town Yard

Photo: Cardboard drop-off on Saturday. Do you have too much cardboard for your recycling cart? Then come to the DPW cardboard drop-off event on Saturday, Jan. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Town Yard at the end of C Street off Waverley Street. This drop-off is for Belmont residents only, so bring ID […]

BYBA, Marauder BBall Appreciation Night Tuesday; Girls Back To The Garden Saturday

Photo: The girls at center court at the TD Boston Garden. Belmont will celebrate its basketball community on Tuesday, Jan. 21 as the Belmont High vs. Lexington High Girls’ Hoops game will be Belmont Youth Basketball Association and Marauder Basketball Appreciation Night at the Wenner Field House. The varsity game starts at 6:30 p.m. There […]

What’s Open, Closed in Belmont on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Photo: Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – officially known as Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. – is a federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., the leader for nonviolent activism in the civil rights movement in the United States who successfully protested racial discrimination for more than two decades. What’s open and what’s closed on Monday, Jan. 20: Belmont Town […]

Cardboard Drop Off This Saturday; X-Mas Trees Pick Up Starts Monday

Photo: O Tannenbaum, lying in the gutter. The holiday season is not just a time for presents and festivities; it also a time when your house is filled with all those cardboard boxes in which those gifts were delivered. To help homeowners free up space in their recycling bins, the Belmont Department of Public Works […]