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

Photo: “Saying Grace” Norman Rockwell Coffee and  in Belmont on Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a national and state holiday – one of only ten recognized by the federal government – and while most businesses along with federal, state and town offices are closed shut, there are a few places where you can get away from the hustle and […]

All Sides Prepping For Possible Ultimate Vote Monday On Community Path Route

Photo: The crossing at Brighton Street. Paul Roberts is determined for one more time to rouse supporters to save the proposed community path as it nears a possible pivotal vote on its future course by the Belmont Board of Selectmen on Monday, Nov. 19. “Once again into the breach, my friends,” declared Roberts, paraphrasing Shakespeare’s […]

What’s Open, Closed In Belmont On Veterans Day

Photo: Belmont veterans at Sunday’s ceremony. Today, Monday, Nov. 12, the country and Belmont observes Veterans Day, a federal and state holiday established in 1926 to honor men and women who served in the military. Here’s a quick round-up of what’s open and closed in Belmont. If you know of more businesses that are open […]

Bells Rung In Belmont To Commemorate Armistice Day Centennial

Photo: Belmont Veterans Agent Bob Upton reading the names of each Belmont resident who died in WWI. It was just about two dozen veterans and residents who came out on a cool, bright Sunday morning, Nov. 11 to the World War One memorial just outside of Belmont Center to mark the day 100 years ago […]

Belmont High’s Ski Team Hosts Ski and Snowboard Sale Saturday, Nov. 3

Photo: The Belmont High Ski Team. The Belmont High School Ski Team will host its annual Ski and Snowboard Sale on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the high school cafeteria, located at 221 Concord Ave. You will find great deals on new and used skis, snowboards and sports equipment. Rodgers Ski […]

Artists Will Explore Their Abstract Art On Saturday at the Belmont Gallery

Photo: Visiting the art installation “Explorations of Abstract Art”. The artists talk at the Belmont Gallery of Art for the show “Explorations of Abstract Art” will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the gallery located on the third floor of the Homer Building located in the Town Hall complex. Artists […]

Learn About Music Whatever Your Age, Skills At Powers’ Workshop Week

Photo: The poster for this week’s workshops. A big event is happening beginning today, Monday, Oct. 29 and running through Saturday, Nov. 3 as the Powers Music  School is holding its first Workshop Week. Taught by local and regional teaching artists, the workshops bring accessible music and arts programs right to the public, and provide […]

Early Voting Has Begun In Belmont; Final Day Friday, Nov. 2 [VIDEO]

Photo: Early voting has begun. Thanks to the 2016 changes to the Massachusetts General Laws, any registered voter of Massachusetts may choose to cast a ballot for the State Election (candidates and four questions) before Election Day on Nov. 6. The law permits registered voters to cast ballots during the designated period of Early Voting, […]

Opening Reception For Belmont Gallery of Art’s The Emotion Of Color Friday, Oct. 19

Photo: “Oceanlife” Nedret Andre THE EMOTION OF COLOR; ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM IN THE 21ST CENTURY opens Friday, Oct. 19 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a reception for the public at the Belmont Gallery of Art, third floor of the Homer Building, 19 Moore St. in the Town Hall complex. The show runs from Oct. […]

Beech Street Center’s Annual Holiday Craft Fair Saturday, Nov. 17

Photo: Annual Craft Fair set for Nov. 17. Mark your calendars for the 2018 Beech Street Craft Fair which will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech Street. Forty-seven artisans will display and sell their crafts, including a wide variety of handcrafted jewelry, greeting […]