Battling A Blizzard: A Talk With Belmont Highway’s Michael Santoro [Video]

Photo: Trapelo Road, Belmont; 11:45 a.m. Whether it’s a few inches to a foot or two, when snow covers Belmont’s streets, Mike Santoro is the town’s employee residents count on to keep the roads and parking areas clear and safe to travel. With an anticipated 12 to 16 inches of the white stuff heading the […]

Phone Numbers, Internet Sites To Have Handy During the Belmont Blizzard

Photo: Numbers you’ll need to keep close-by during the blizzard. With Thursday’s nor’easter forecast to bring a foot of drifting snow and steady sustained winds, residents who were anticipating a day of Netflix and cooking could find their homes in the dark due to down power lines or  localized flooding.  Below are a few sites […]

Recycling Event Cancelled Again; Rescheduled to Jan. 13

Photo: Cardboard recycling. The weather does not want to cooperate. With a foot of snow earlier in the week, anticipated temperatures in the single digits and the demands on the Department of Public Works has forced the town to once again cancel the town-wide cardboard recycling event this Saturday. The event has been rescheduled to […]

Belmont Festival Orchestra In Concert Saturday, Dec. 30 at the Beech Street Center

Photo: Nathaniel Meyer Welcome in the New Year with music as the Belmont Festival Orchestra returns to the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St., on Saturday Dec. 30 at 2 p.m. to perform its annual holiday concert featuring Verdi’s Overture to the opera “La Forza del Destino” (“The Force of Destiny”) and Brahms Symphony No. 4. […]

Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Town Delays Cardboard Recycling One Week

Photo: Cardboard event postponed. The cardboard recycling event scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 30 has been cancelled due to expected “extreme weather conditions,” according to the Belmont Department of Public Works. Forecast for Saturday calls for temperatures in the high teens.  The collection day has been rescheduled to Saturday, Jan. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Town […]

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

Photo: Open and closed in Belmont on Christmas. 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 big happy-looking sign in […]

Holiday Hours: Town Closing Down Early Friday; Library Closed Sunday to Tuesday

Photo: Holiday hours are now in operation. Belmont Town Offices with the exception of public safety will close at noon on Friday, Dec. 22 and not open until 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 26 due to the Christmas holiday. Belmont’s six public schools will begin its holiday recess at the end of the school day on […]

Leave Your Mark On the New High School; Attend The Design Workshop Thurs. Dec. 14

Photo: Design workshop in session. Belmont residents: Here is your chance to put your stamp on the design of the new Belmont High School when the Belmont High School Building Committee hosts a public Community Design Workshop on Thursday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Belmont High cafeteria at 
221 Concord Ave. An optional facility tour […]

Belmont Parent To Talk On Risk Of Substance Abuse Tuesday, Dec. 5 at Chenery

Photo: Poster for Tuesday night’s event. On Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the Chenery Middle School Auditorium, Belmont parent Jasen Boyle will be giving a talk on the health crisis of our time, the prescription opioid epidemic that kills 15,000 Americans per year by overdose and destroys lives and families regardless of family […]