Snow Shut Down: Town, School Closed Tuesday; Parking Ban Begins 5PM Tuesday

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Photo: It’ll be snowy in Belmont Tuesday. Like you didn’t see this coming. With the season’s biggest Nor’easter on the doorstep, Belmont – along with most of the state – is battening down in preparation for more than a foot and a half of snow on Tuesday, March 14. Belmont’s public schools, town buildings and the […]

Early Warning: Storm Watch Already Issued For Tuesday’s Nor’easter

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Photo: Winter Storm Watch issued for Tuesday’s Nor’easter. It is more than 24 hours away but the National Weather Service has already issued a Winter Storm Watch for Belmont and the region for a classic Nor’easter that will arrive late Monday night and remain in the area for 24 hours. Issued at 9:58 p.m. on […]

Community Path Feasibility Study Winding Down, Recommendation in April

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Photo: Anne Archer of PARE Corporation leads residents in the latest round of the Community Path Feasibility Study on Wednesday, March 8. Before approximately 50 residents in the Belmont Town Hall auditorium on Wednesday, March 8, the consultants conducting the feasibility study on a proposed multi-use community path running through Belmont said the review is […]

Belmont High Musical Talent Spotlighted to Help Homeless Friday

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Photo: Last year’s WTHH performers. Belmont High School’s Working to Help the Homeless Club is hosting its annual benefit musical event, showcasing talented student performers on Friday, March 10 (snow date: Friday, March 17). Tickets are $5 for students and $8 for adults at Champions Sporting Goods in Belmont Center, as well as at the […]

Fundraiser For Grove Street Fire Victims This Sunday at Conley’s

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Photo: Bringing some comfort to Grove Street fire victims On the evening of Sunday, Feb. 26, two residents fled from their burning home located in Grove Street with little to no possessions. While all are safe and healthy, they are in urgent need of financial help to put their lives back together.  Alyssa Morley and […]

Record Players To Perform Annual JKR Conservation Fund Concert Mar. 4

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Photo: The 2017 Record Players, (from left), Sarah Freiberg, cello; Anne Black, viola; Ray Jackendoff, clarinet; Andrea Mason Nolin, flute; Colin Davis, violin. (courtesy The Record Players) The Record Players will celebrate their 17th year of tribute to the Judith K. Record Memorial Conservation Fund with a chamber music concert at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 4 at The […]

What’s Open, Closed on Presidents’ Day; MBTA on Reduced Schedule

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Photo: The George Washington statue in Boston’s Public Garden. Today, Monday, Feb. 20 is Presidents’ Day, although the federal government still refers to it as “Washington’s Birthday” to honor the country’s first president. Belmont town offices: Closed Belmont Schools: Closed (this week is winter recess.) Belmont Public Library: Closed Beech Street Center: Closed US Post Offices: […]

Opinion: Time Is Now For Sleep To Be A Priority For High School Students

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Photo: Bedtime.  (Editor: On Feb. 7, the Belmont School Committee heard a presentation from the chair of the Belmont Start School Later campaign, Jessica Olans Hausman, and from School Committee member Andrea Prestwich requesting a task force be formed to consider a later beginning of the school day for Belmont High School students. Hausman presented […]

What’s The Buzz? Keeping Honeybees In Belmont, Wed Night 7 PM

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Photo: Honeybee in nature. Honeybees are pretty active. You might say they are … as busy as a bee. A honeybee – whose wings stroke about 200 beats per second, producing its famous, distinctive buzzing sound – flies for up to six miles to visit between 50 to 100 flowers during a collection trip, all […]