It’s ‘RAMA’ Saturday With Stringarama, Bandarama At High School

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Photo: Lots of musicians this Saturday. This is no joke: April 1 will be your chance to hear from the youngest to the most experience musicians on a “Rama” day in Belmont. Moved from its traditional pre-Christmas date to allow the younger musicians to be a bit more proficient, the Belmont Public Schools Fine and Performing […]

Mozart’s ‘Solemn Vespers’ Final Belmont Open Sings This Sunday

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Photo: Belmont Open Sings (Powers Music School) The final Belmont Open Sings of the 2016-17 season will be Mozart’s Solemn Vespers, K339; it will be held on Sunday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Payson Park Church, 365 Belmont St. The night’s soloists are Janet Ross, soprano; Roselin Osser, mezzo-soprano; Cory Gross, tenor; and Ian […]

Belmont High’s PAC Brings Broadway’s ‘Chicago’ To Town [VIDEO]


Photo: “Chicago” performed by the Belmont High School Performing Arts Company. Broadway comes to Belmont as the Belmont High School Performing Arts Company presents the hit musical “Chicago” this weekend at the Belmont High School auditorium. PERFORMANCES Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. Friday, March 24 at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 25 at 2 p.m. […]

Meet Belmont Presents Talk of the Town on Tuesday, March 21

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Photo: Poster of the event. The Vision 21 Implementation Committee has added to the extremely popular late summer “Meet Belmont” community get together with a new event called “Talk of the Town.” Co-sponsored by Belmont Public Schools, “Talk of the Town” will be held on Tuesday, March 21 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the […]

Know Before You Vote: Town Election Is April 4; Are You Ready?

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Photo: Town Clerk’s Office Belmont’s Town Election is approximately two weeks away and it is now time for residents to check your voter registration, party affiliation, voting status, their precinct and polling location to save time and avoid frustration on Election Day. Where do I vote? Belmont’s voting precincts and locations: Precinct 1 – Belmont […]

Look Who’s Running: League’s Candidate’s Night Monday at 7PM

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Photo: The League’s Candidate’s Night The Belmont League of Women Voters’ Education Fund hosts Candidate’s Night on Monday, March 20, beginning at 7 p.m. The event will take place at the Chenery Middle School, 95 Washington St. The annual event prior to the Town Election – taking place April 4 – allows residents and voters the […]

Belmont High Students Make A Statement With A Shirt


Photo: Maya Vernick designing her statement. Back in 2004 when she was a sophomore at Belmont High School, Jesse Mattleman came up with an event she hoped her fellow students could use to promote their hopes and wishes. On Thursday, Mattleman returned to BHS to see the success that gathering had become. “Make a Statement Day,” held […]

Stand Up to Bullying: Bystander Intervention Workshop This Saturday

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Photo: Poster Witnessing a person – particularly a stranger – being harassed can be an uncomfortable or confusing experience for many people. Without having a strategy to safely de-escalate a situation or to support the person being attacked, many people choose to not intervene. To provide people with the appropriate tools in this scenario, The […]

Parking Ban Ends 6AM Wednesday, Schools’ Start Delayed By 1 Hour

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Photo: Shovel. Tuesday’s Nor’easter wasn’t as powerful as first anticipated but it did leave a mess around town (including a number of power outages in Waverley Square and Harvard Lawn) and its effect will be felt on parking and schools this Wednesday. The Snow Emergency Parking Ban, which began at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, […]