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 […]

Public Forum on New Belmont High Thursday at the Beech 7PM

Photo: Belmont High School The first Belmont community forum on the Belmont High School Project will be held at the Beech Street Center at 266 Beech St. on Thursday, April 6, starting at 7 p.m. The agenda for this meeting will begin with a project update presented by the Belmont High School Building Committee followed by an update […]

Newbies Out In The Rain To Vote, Support or Hopefully Win Election

Photo: Oliver Leeb receiving congratulations after his first vote. The all-day rain that has softened voter counts at Belmont’s eight precincts during the annual Town Election did not deter new voters and candidates who were voting for the first time,   Precinct 2 (Belmont Town Hall) The last time most people saw Oliver Leeb was […]

BREAKING: Dash Wins Big In Selectmen’s Race, Incumbents Retain Trustee Seats

Photo: Adam Dash in front of Precinct 8 Warrant Committee Vice Chair Adam Dash defeated Woodfall Road’s Guy Carbone by nearly a two to one margin as the Goden Street resident wins the contested race for a seat on the Belmont Board of Selectmen in results from the Belmont annual Town Election held in rainy […]

Schools’ Forums on ‘Raising Resilient Kids’ Monday, Wednesday

Photo: The Belmont Public Schools and the Foundation for Belmont Education are holding this week a pair of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Forums on “Raising Resilient Kids.” Elementary Presentation: Monday, April 3, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Chenery Middle School Auditorium  Middle and High School Presentation: Wednesday, April 5, from 7 p.m. to 9 […]

League of Women Voters Will Drive You To The Polls Tuesday

Photo: League’s logo The Belmont League of Women Voters will once again provide rides to the polls on Tuesday, April 4 so residents can vote in the annual Town Election. Rides will be available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to any of the eight precinct polling stations in town. To arrange a trip, either call the league […]

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

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

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 […]