75th Annual Rummage Sale at First Church In Belmont, Sat. May 5

Photo: The sale is this Saturday, May 5. The highly anticipated, long-awaited, world famous First Church Rummage Sale is approaching 75th Annual Rummage Sale at Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  at The First Church in Belmont, Unitarian Universalist, 404 Concord Ave. There will be a huge selection of great quality, amazing finds […]

Belmont Annual Town Meeting: First Night, Segment A

Photo: Town bylaws. 7 p.m.: Hello, and welcome to the first night of the 2018 Belmont annual Town Meeting, which will be about non-budgetary articles. It’s nice to see a large crowd in the Belmont High School auditorium for what will be a fairly straightforward list of articles – nothing too controversial tonight – so we […]

Belmont World Film’s ‘Disappearance’ Focus On Impossible Choices; Monday, April 30 [Trailer]

Photo:”Disappearance” Amir Reza Ranjbaran (left) and Sadaf Asgari. A young couple’s relationship is tested through a long winter’s night of moral dilemmas and impossible choices in “Disappearance” (Napadid Shodan) on Monday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. at Studio Cinema, 376 Trapelo Rd. The film is an Iranian/Qatari production in Persian with subtitles is presented as part of Belmont World […]

Cultures Clash At Belmont World Film’s ‘What Will People Say’ Monday, April 23 [Trailer]

Photo: “What Will People Say” Belmont World Film will present the New England premiere of “What Will People Say” on Monday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. at Belmont’s Studio Cinema, 376 Trapelo Rd. Buy tickets here. Directed by Iram Haq, the Norwegian, German and Swedish production is based extensively on the director’s experience as a teenage daughter […]

Talk, Reception On Making Art With Paper At The Belmont Art Gallery, Sunday At Noon

Photo: Suzette Durso, “Sparrow Fairy” The Belmont Gallery of Art is sponsoring a talk and reception “The Art of Paper,” on Sunday, April 22, from noon to 2 p.m. at the gallery which is located on the third floor of the Homer Building in the Town Hall complex. The Art of Paper Gallery talk will […]

Belmont Police’s Prescription Drug Drop Off at DPW Yard Sat. April 28

Photos: Prescription drugs. The Belmont Police Department in conjunction with the Belmont Auxiliary Police and the DEA will be hosting a Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative to prevent the abuse and theft of old, unused and expired prescription drugs at the DPW Yard, 37 C St., on Saturday April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Old […]

Belmont World Film Proves ‘Streaking’ Is Alive And Well In Switzerland

Photo: Streaker A high school teacher bets his school’s athletic field money on a fixed soccer match to raise money to build a museum celebrating his favorite Swiss poet Gottfried Keller, only to see his scheme crash when the winning goal was stopped by a streaker on the field. In his attempt to get back the school’s […]

Upper Concord Avenue Closed Vacation Week, April 16 – 20

Photo: Can’t go here! A major portion of one of the main roads to and from Lexington will be closed for most of the day this coming week. Upper Concord Avenue from Pleasant to Mill streets will be shut down from Monday, April 16 to Friday, April 20 due to infrastructure construction related to the […]

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

Photo: Lexington Minuteman Statue of Captain John Parker in Lexington. Today is Patriots’ Day (or Patriot’s Day as it’s known 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 on the third […]