Celebrate Father’s Day On The Run At Brendan’s Home Run 5K

Photo: And they’re off! Father’s Day. It’s when the family has a relaxing Sunday with dear ol’ dad. But in Belmont, Father’s Day starts with a quick five kilometer ramble through town as the 16th Annual Brendan’s Home Run takes place on Father’s Day, June 18. The certified 5K (3.1 miles) race and walk starts and […]

Season-Ending Heartbreak: Belmont Baseball Falls in 10 to Braintree

Photo: Belmont High Baseball  Ugh! It appeared that eight-seed Belmont High Baseball would finally do what no team could in the past two years; knock out two-time defending champions Braintree High School from the Super Eight baseball tournament. Leading 4-1 entering the bottom of the ninth, Belmont took the field having just scored a pair […]

Belmont Farmers Market Opens for Season Thursday @ 2 PM

Photo: Open for the season! The Belmont Farmers Market will open for the 2017 season today, Thursday, May 8 at 2 p.m. its traditional fanfare, ringing of the market bell and a ribbon cutting at its home in the rear of the Claflin Street Municipal Parking Lot just off Belmont Center. The market, run by […]

Classical at the Beech: Belmont Festival Orchestra in Concert Thursday, June 1

Photo: Pianist Sasha Beresovsky and conductor Nathaniel Meyer. The Belmont Festival Orchestra marks its return to the Beech Street Center with a concert of classical music standards on Thursday, June 1 from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Led by the group’s founder, Belmont’s own Nathaniel Meyer (Belmont High Class of ’09), the all-volunteer orchestra will be joined by […]

Damp Conditions Did Not Deter Memorial Day Parade, Ceremony

Photo: At Belmont Cemetary, Memorial Day The forecast of steady rain held off long enough for Belmont to remember the residents who gave their lives for the country as residents came out to march and attend the annual Memorial Day Parade and Commemoration Ceremony at Belmont Cemetary on Monday, May 30. Despite the forecast, a […]

Rain or Shine: Belmont’s Memorial Day Parade Monday @ 11AM

Photo: While the weather forecast is calling for a bit of rain just after noon, the prospects of Monday showers will not stop this year’s Belmont Memorial Day Parade. After the annual event was postponed last year until June due to expected heavy rain (which did not show up) and the subsequent observance was sparsely […]

Performing Arts Company’s One Acts on Stage Friday, Saturday

Photo: This year’s poster The final act of the 2016-17 theatrical season by the Belmont High School Performing Arts Company takes place this holiday weekend with the annual student-directed “One Act Festival.”  Featuring 10-minute plays directed by PAC members (typically seniors), the One Acts are a mix of comedy, drama and everything in between.  There are three […]

Charge It: Belmont Dedicates New E-Car Charging Stations in Center

Photo: At the dedication of the new public charging stations in Belmont Center (from left); Interim Town Administrator Phyllis Marshall, Selectmen Jim Williams, Adam Dash and Mark Paolillo, Energy Committee’s Marty Bitner, and the Light Department’s Rebecca Keane and Jim Palmer.  Belmont Center has become a destination location for owners of  “EVs” as town leaders […]

Red, Bright and Cool: Belmont High’s PreProm Promenade 2017 [270 Photos]

Photo: Red twirl. Stunning prints, flowing gowns and lots of red. Traditional ties vs. the bow variety, muted-color suits and high-polished dress shoes.  But also tights over a suit coat, jackets of all patterns and texture, and casual footwear.  The annual Promenade that preceded the Belmont High School Senior/Junior Prom on Friday, May 19, was once […]