After Two Decades Of Wind and Weather, Boston Temple Replaces Its Angel

Photo: Workmen securing the angel Moroni at the Boston Mass. Temple in Belmont. Something was amiss on a recent Tuesday morning in Belmont. For commuters along Route 2 and residents on Belmont Hill, a familiar local landmark was not waiting for them. The golden angel Moroni that stood atop the Boston Massachusetts Temple of the […]

What’s Open, Closed On The 4th Of July in Belmont And Close-by Fireworks

Photo: Fireworks for the 4th. Sunny and hot is the forecast for the “Bless’d 4th” in Belmont. If you’re looking for a cool place to hang out, there’s coffee shops, a visit to the pool or watching a show at the Studio Cinema. So go out and celebrate a wonderful Independence Day! Belmont town offices […]

Tour Belmont’s Community Of Gardens On Sunday, June 9

Photo: Stones on the Belmont Garden’s Cultivating Community garden tour. The Belmont Garden Club invites the public to participate in “Cultivating Community – A Tour of Gardens” on Sunday, June 9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The self-guided tour will include nine private gardens and the Woodlands Garden located at the Belmont Public Library […]

Belmont Farmers Market Opens Thursday, June 6, At 2 PM

Photo: Ribbon cutting Thursday at 2 p.m. Roy Epstein, Belmont’s newest member of the Select Board, will join Miss Tomato on Thursday, June 6 at 2 p.m. for the ceremonial ribbon cutting, bell ringing and a trumpet fanfare, to celebrate the opening of the 14th season of the Belmont Farmers Market. Not only will residents […]

Caps, Gowns and Beach Balls: Belmont High Class of ’19 Graduates 305

Photo: Thumbs up on graduation, 2019. As of 5 p.m. Sunday, June 2, the ranks of Belmont High School alumni grew by 305 when the Class of 2019 were proclaimed graduates of their new alma mater by Superintendent John Phelan. In a packed and plenty warm Wenner Field House filled with family and friends wielding […]

Groundbreakings, Part 2; DPW On June 4 And Police July 9

Photo: In the past month, the Town of Homes has transformed into a Community of Groundbreakings. After last week’s ceremony for the Belmont Middle and High School, its now the opportunity for additional municipal projects to have their own ribbon cutting. The Department of Public Works/Belmont Police Department Building Committee is inviting the public and […]

Starbucks Returns To Cushing Square, Opening In Mid-June

Photo: Starbucks returns to Cushing Square. Caffeine lovers, hipsters and teenagers, rejoice! Starbucks is returning to Cushing Square with an opening in the second week of June. The multinational coffeehouse chain with 30,000 stores worldwide came before the Select Board on May 29 at Belmont High School to obtain a common victualler license which was […]

Belmont High’s Performing Arts Company Ends Season With Two Improv Shows

Photo: The Spring Improv Show will take place on Thursday and Friday The 35 members of the Belmont High School Performing Arts Company’s Improv Troup will be taking to the Little Theater stage to close out another season of the school’s award-winning student theatrical group. Thursday, May 23 and Friday, May 247 p.m. in the BHS Little […]

Blacker Senior Thesis Prizes Will Be Presented Wednesday, May 15

Photo: Lillian Blacker The Belmont High School English Department will present the annual Lillian F. Blacker Prizes for Excellence in Writing on Wednesday evening, May 15, at 6:30 p.m. in the Peter Holland Library at Belmont High School. This year, we will honor seniors Abigail Mohr (first place), Cameron Anderson (second place), and Alexander Park (third […]