Belmont Drives Electric Returning To The Chenery On June 24

Photo: The last Belmont Drives Electric brought out the crowds. Belmont Drives Electric’s next event will be held on Sunday, June 24 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Chenery Middle School at Washington and Oakley. Anyone who is interested is invited to come view and test drive electric vehicles (EV), including the Tesla Model 3, […]

Public Meeting, Tours Previewing Proposed DPW/Belmont Police Renovations

Photo: Police Headquarters at the corner of Pleasant Street and Concord Avenue. The DPW/Belmont Police Department Building Committee – created to research and plan improvements to these major facilities – wil;l hold a Public Meeting on Thursday, May 24 at 7 p.m. at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. to preview plans for proposed […]

Rain Delay: Belmont Town Day Postponed, Rescheduled To June 2

Photo: Better dry than wet. With a forecast for Saturday, May 19 calling for steady heavy rain and chilly temperatures in the low 50, the powers that be have decided that Belmont Town Day in Belmont Center will be pushed back two weeks. “[Town Day] has been postponed till June 2nd,” wrote Gerry Dickhaut, owner […]

Chenery Theater Presents Musical ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ Thurs – Sat.

Photo: Bye Bye Birdie this week at the Chenery Middle School The Chenery Middle School Theater will be performing the Broadway standard BYE BYE BIRDIE over three nights at the Chenery Middle School Auditorium. Set in 1958, the musical was inspired by Elvis Presley’s draft induction into the Army in 1957. In the show, rock star Conrad Birdie […]

Historical Society’s Annual Meeting Wednesday, May 16 Celebrates Preservation in Belmont

Photo: Joe Cornish at an earlier society’s event. Former Belmont Historical Society president Joseph Cornish will speak on  “Celebrating Historic Preservation in Belmont” at the society’s annual meeting on Wednesday, May 16 at 7 p.m. in the Assembly Room of the Belmont Public Library. The agenda includes: Election of Officers and Directors for 2018-2019 Presentation of […]

Traffic, Site Design Updates On Agenda At New High School Community Meeting May 16

Photo: Traffic on the agenda. The Belmont High School Building Committee is holding a community meeting discussing Traffic Evaluation and Site Design Update on Wednesday, May 16 at 7 p.m. at the Wellington Elementary School cafeteria, 121 Orchard St. On the agenda will be Construction Manager Introduction Traffic evaluation and site design updates Exterior design update Questions […]

Three Performances Of Annual One Act Festival This Weekend At Belmont High

Photo: Poster for this year’s show. Three chimpanzees writing “Hamlet”, four women traveling in outer space, an eccentric funeral guest and a delectable bowl of soup. Those are the plots of eight theatrical pieces the Belmont High School Performing Arts Company is presenting at its annual One Act Festival. And due to popular demand, the company will stage […]

Mother’s Day Flowers And Plants Sale Friday To Sunday At Lions Club

Photo: The annual sale starts Friday. It wouldn’t be Mother’s Day without a bouquet of flowers and there’s no better – and convenient – place to find that special gift than the annual Mother’s Day Flower Sale sponsored by Friends of Belmont Softball. Purchase beautiful flowers and blooming plants and help support the Belmont High […]

Dates Set For Fall Special Town Meeting, Town-Wide Election On Pot In Belmont

Photo: Town-wide vote Sept. 25. The Belmont Board of Selectmen wasted no time putting the proposed marijuana “opt-out” bylaw before the people, voting Monday, May 7 to hold a town-wide election on Tuesday, Sept. 25. Polls will be opened from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voters will be asked to either accept or reject legislation […]