What’s Open (Coffee,CVS), Closed In Belmont On Thanksgiving

Photo: Thanksgiving 2020 (credit: WebMD) Thanksgiving during COVID-19 will be one in which so many families will be greeting relatives and those close to them over the internet and their phones as even small gatherings can be unsafe. It is a time to be thankful and to social distance while wearing a mask. Town offices […]

January Cardboard Event Will Cost You To Drop Off The Holiday Packaging

Photo: Cardboard collection day is coming in January. For the first time since it began two years ago, the next town cardboard event will have something extra: a $5 fee per resident will be required during the next drop off day coming after the holidays in early January. While his fellow board members believe that […]

Drop It Off! Great Pumpkin Rescue This Saturday at Winn Brook and Butler

Photo: Drop off Halloween pumpkins this Saturday Let’s keep all those Halloween pumpkins away from the landfills! The Great Pumpkin Rescue – sponsored by Belmont Helps along with the Butler School and Winn Brook School PTA’s – will take place Saturday, Nov. 7, between 11 a.m. to noon. Drop off your pumpkins and gourds at a […]

Soccer Night In Belmont Returns Nov 7, Nov 11

Photo: Belmont girls in action The Belmont High School Girls’ and Boys’ Varsity soccer teams will headline the 5th annual Soccer Night in Belmont matches on Saturday, Nov. 7 (Girls’) and Wednesday, Nov. 11 (Boys’), both games vs. Arlington High. A modified version event is planned this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the teams will […]

Belmont Votes: 2020 Presidential Election

Photo: Go out and get your sticker Voting in the Massachusetts Presidential Election will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 3.  Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voters wishing to cast their ballot on Election Day must go to their assigned voting precinct. All voters are requested to wear a mask when entering the […]

Dress-up This Halloween And Help BHS UNICEF Club Save Lives

Photo: Dress-up the Halloween With Belmont High’s UNICEF Club Bummed about not being able to Trick-or-Treat this Halloween? Are you a parent whose kids are frustrated that they can’t show off their costumes? Well, Belmont High School’s UNICEF Club have some exciting news: While Halloween this year may look different, it’s far from canceled as […]

This Year, Belmont Serves Is Closer To Home Then Ever Before

Photo: This year’s Belmont Serves poster This year, Belmont Serves – the town’s day of community service held on the Columbus Day holiday – will be staying close to home. The organizers of the annual event – the Belmont Religious Council – is asking that people chose one or several service projects (see below) to […]

What’s Open, Closed On Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples’ Day In Belmont

Photo: “Portrait of a Man, Said to be Christopher Columbus” by Sebastiano del Piombo (1519) credit: Wikimedia Commons Columbus Day, which is celebrated annually on the second Monday of October, is a federal and state holiday that commemorates the arrival of Christopher Columbus to the Americas in 1492. It is also a day to honor […]

Halloween Is Coming … And Belmont Wants You To Be Safe Trick Or Treating

Photo: Don’t be too scared about Halloween this year On a night filled with spooks and horrors roaming the streets, who could have thought the most terrifying act of Halloween 2020 would be sticking your hand into a bag of candy? With a truly scary coronavirus pandemic continuing to stalk the global community, Belmontians are […]

Q&A: Nearly Cancelled, FBE’s Apple Run Found A Way To Start The Race

Photo: The FBE Apple Run is underway The start of the Foundation for Belmont Education’s Apple Run 5K/2K race is … anytime the runners want it to be. From today, Friday, Oct. 2 until midnight, Oct. 12, participants will take to the 3.1 mile course racing against each other virtually due to the continuing coronavirus […]