Reduced Price Rain Barrels Now On Sale Thru Sustainable Belmont

Photo: The rain barrels come in three suburban colors. It’s Rain Barrel time in Belmont Again this year, Sustainable Belmont is partnering with the Great American Rain Barrel Company of Hyde Park, to offer rain barrels to residents at nearly half the retail cost. “Last summer’s drought was a wake up call that every drop […]

Annual Lone Tree Hill Volunteer Day Takes Place Saturday, 9AM-1PM

Photo: Working at the Pine Allee On Saturday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Belmont Citizens Forum in conjunction with the Judith K. Record Memorial Conservation Fund is sponsoring its fifth annual Lone Tree Hill Volunteer Day.  High school and middle school students can earn community service credits. This year, there is a […]

It’s Official: The Final Day of School For Belmont Students Is …

Photo: The day has been set. How appropriate the final day of school for Belmont students is the first day of summer. The Belmont School Committee voted unanimously on Tuesday, April 26 to approve Wednesday, June 21 as the last day of classes for all grades in Belmont. With a mere three snow days used this […]

Belmont High Dems Screening Oscar-Nominated Documentary ’13th’ Thursday

Photo: The poster for the documentary  The Young Democrats of Belmont High School invite the town to join them for a panel discussion featuring local politicians and others on the criminal justice system, following a screening of the 2017 Oscar-nominated documentary “13th”. The 2016 documentary will be shown on Thursday, April 27 from 6 p.m. to […]

Belmont’s 2017 Outstanding Teachers Named With A Surprise Visit and Balloons

Photo: (from left) Janice Darius, Assistant Superintendent, BPS; Jennifer Pressey, OTA Honoree; and Danielle Betancourt, Principal, Butler Elementary School. The Foundation for Belmont Education announce t0day, Tuesday, April 25, the recipients of the 2017 Outstanding Teacher Awards and of the S. Warren Farrell Award for Educational Excellence, sponsored by Belmont Savings Bank Foundation. The teachers […]

Belmont Police to Collect Old, Unused Prescription Drugs Saturday, April 29

Photo: Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative this Saturday. The Belmont Police Department in conjunction with the Belmont Auxiliary Police and the federal Drug Enforcement Agency will host a Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative to prevent the abuse and theft of old, unused and expired prescription drugs. The Belmont Police will have a collection point set up at the […]

Second Becca Pizzi Family Run Fun Set For Sunday, April 30

Photo: Becca Pizzi Family Fun Run 2017 The second annual Becca Pizzi Family Fun Run organized by the Belmont Boosters and sponsored by Belmont Savings Bank will take place on Sunday, April 30, starting at the Belmont High School track at Harris Field.  7:30 a.m.: Registration/Bib Pick Up Open 9 a.m.: 1-Mile Kids Race begins 9:30 a.m.: […]

Town Meeting Preview: Warrant Briefing Monday Night at the Beech

Photo: Warrant Committee Chair Roy Epstein The Belmont League of Women Voters and Warrant Committee is co-sponsoring the annual warrant briefing to acquaint Town Meeting members and residents with the non-financial articles on the Town Meeting warrant. The meeting will take place Monday evening, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. […]

What’s Opened, Closed on Patriots’ Day in Belmont

Photo: Lexington Minuteman statue by Henry H. Kitson was erected in 1900 to memorialize the Lexington Minutemen. Today is Patriots’ Day (or Patriot’s Day in Maine) commemorating the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775, the first battles of the American Revolutionary War. The holiday was once celebrated on April 19 but now is observed […]