New Rules And Times For Leaving Your X-Mas Tree For Pickup

Photo: New rule on X-Mas tree pickup. As Christmas is fading into the distance, the annual “de-dressing” of o’ Tannenbaum has begun and it’s off to the sidewalk for the family Christmas tree.  And the Department of Public Works has a message to all residents: Starting this year, Christmas trees will only be picked up […]

What’s Open and Closed On New Year’s Day

Photo: Hello 2016. Happy New Year, Belmont. Unlike Christmas a week ago, there a bit more options available for those seeking a strong cup of coffee, some aspirin or just resupplying the pantry. Dunkin’ Donuts • The store at 353 Trapelo Rd. in Central Square (the one near Beech Street) is running regular hours: 5 a.m. […]

Ho-ho-ho: What’s Open and Closed on Christmas Day in Belmont

Merry Christmas, Belmont. If after unwrapping all your presents and watching the latest holiday movie on the Hallmark Channel you have a “need” to get out of the house, here are a few places around town open on Christmas. Dunkin’ Donuts • The Dunkin’ Donuts at 353 Trapelo Rd. near Beech Street will be open from 5 a.m. until […]

Join Belmont Open Sings’ Holiday Tradition Performing Handel’s ‘Messiah’

Photo:   One of the great musical traditions in Belmont will take place Sunday as Powers Music School’s Belmont Open Sings will perform the holiday-favorite, Handel’s “Messiah.” All singers and community members are welcome to join Powers Music on Sunday, Dec. 16, at 7:30 p.m. at Payson Park Church, 365 Belmont St. The performance is conducted by Belmont Open Sings […]

Performing Arts Company’s Coffeehouse Fundraiser Set For Friday, Dec. 14

Photo: Poster of the Winter Coffeehouse Fundraiser. End the week with is an evening of entertainment, good food and festive celebration at the Belmont High School Performing Arts Company’s Winter Coffeehouse Fundraiser on Friday, Dec. 14 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Join the company as they transform the High School’s cafeteria into a cozy performance hall […]

Opening Reception Friday For Belmont Gallery Of Art’s Annual Holiday Small Works Show

Photo: Poster of the 11th annual Small Works Holiday Show and Sale. The Belmont Gallery of Art’s 11th annual Small Works Holiday Show and Sale will open its doors with a Festive Holiday Reception on Friday, Dec. 7, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. featuring spirits from Belmont’s Craft Beer Cellar and live music performed by John […]

Santa Is On His Way To ‘Turn On The Town’ Thursday, Nov. 29

Photo: Santa and Mrs. Claus in Belmont! The Belmont Center Business Association will host its 28th annual ‘Turn on the Town” holiday tree lighting on Thursday, Nov. 29. The night’s events – including the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus on a Belmont Fire truck, food, singing by the Belmont High School’s  Madrigal Singers and a petting […]

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 […]