‘Play, Music!’: 76 Belmont Student Musicians Earn Acceptance to Senior District Festival

Photo: The following announcement is from Arto Asadoorian, director of Visual & Performing Arts for the Belmont Public Schools. This past Saturday, Nov. 18, 132 students from Belmont High School traveled to North Andover High School to audition for the Massachusetts Music Educators Association (MMEA) Northeastern Senior District Festival. These students spent weeks and months preparing […]

Rats Begone! Joey’s Park Reopened; Town Asks Patrons To Carry Out Trash/Food

Photo: Joey’s Park, certified rat free. After being closed for nearly a month due to an infestation of rats, Joey’s Park will reopen Wednesday, Nov. 22 – just in time for the Thanksgiving Holiday – to the public after the “rodent problem” has been resolved, according to a press release from the Belmont Department of […]

Put Your Two Cents In: New Belmont High On-Line Survey Ends Nov. 30

Photo: Survey illustration. The Belmont High School Building Project Community Input Survey is online, and the residents behind the proposed development want to hear from you!  Share your opinions on the Belmont High School Building Project by filling out the BHSBC Survey HERE before the end of the month.  The Belmont High School Building Committee has […]

Bradford Update: First Steel Frame Going Up After Thanksgiving

Photo: The foundation takes form at the future home of the Bradford in Belmont. The metal superstructure for the first of three buildings will begin raising from the ground next week as work on The Bradford project marches on, according to the latest news from the former Cushing Village site. The structural steel erection of the Winslow […]

Finalists for Town Administrator’s Post to Meet the Public Dec. 5

Photo: Shirley Town Administrator Patrice Garvin (left) and Kevin Sweet, town administrator in Maynard. The working group created to nominate candidates to fill the post of Belmont Town Administrator recommended two finalists who will meet with town officials, department heads and the public in the first week of December. Shirley Town Administrator Patrice Garvin and Kevin Sweet, town […]

Immigrants Tell Their Stories at Belmont Interfaith Thanksgiving Service This Sunday

Photo: The iconic Mayflower story of the Puritan Pilgrims voyage to the New World is the first tale of immigrants coming to Massachusetts. On Sunday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at Beth El Temple Center, 2 Concord Ave., the Belmont Clergy Association will host the group’s annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service.  This year, instead of a sermon, […]

BREAKING: Teachers’ Union, School Committee Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

Photo: Belmont Education Association logo. After working without a contract for the past two and a half months, representatives from the union representing Belmont’s teachers and the School Committee told the Belmontonian they had reached a tentative multi-year contract. While attorneys for both sides are hammering out the final wording, a contract will be presented to […]

Belmont Swimmers/Divers Head to States After Claiming 4th in North Sectionals

Photo: Belmont’s 2017 senior swimmers: Alison Sawyer, Sophie Lefebvre, Olive Kozelian, Olivia Hardy, Caroline Daskalakis, Julia Cunningham, Julia Bozkurtian. (Captains: Kozelian, Daskalakis, Cunningham and Bozkurtian) A strong performance against some of the toughest Division 1 competition last Saturday has Belmont looking for a top-five finish as the Marauders head to the Division 2 state finals early Sunday […]