Trash Update: Keep Using The Old Barrels If Your ‘Carts’ Haven’t Arrived

Photo: Ready to go! “Where’rah my barrels?” That clarion call has been heard from homeowners throughout Belmont as the slow rollout of the new trash and recycling carts scheduled for the past week has reached just about half of Belmont’s households. And while the new automated garbage and recycling collection system starting today, Monday, July 2, […]

Belmont Light Schedule Power Outage In Belmont Village Area 5 AM Saturday

Photo: Out goes the lights … and air conditioning. A small explosion on a piece of equipment on Friday afternoon, June 29 will require Belmont Light to cut power to homes in the Belmont Village neighborhood early Saturday morning, June 30. According to Belmont Light’s Aidan Leary, “Due to an equipment failure today, we must execute […]

US Sen. Markey Holding Climate Crisis Summit At Belmont High, June 28

Photo: Massachusetts US Sen. Ed Markey Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Ed Markey is inviting residents and the general public to a Climate Crisis Action Summit at Belmont High School’s auditorium on Thursday, June 28 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Markey and three leading climate change experts will discuss what they believe […]

New Trash/Recycling Carts Start Arriving Monday … And What To Do With The Old One

Photo: Belmont residents can expect to see their new “carts” this and next week. They’re here! For the next two weeks, residents will discover something left behind on trash day: the delivery of the long-awaited “carts” for automated garbage and recycling collection by Waste Management, Belmont’s new trash collector. The pair of carts will be […]

CHAMPS AGAIN: Belmont Girls’ Rugby Repeat As State Champions Defeating Lincoln Sudbury

Photo: Senior Jess Rosenstein raise the state championship trophy. Belmont High Girls’ Rugby Head Coach Kate McCabe huddled with her team just before the beginning of the second half of the state championship finals against Lincoln Sudbury Regional. Trailing 10-8, Belmont had been outplayed by the Warriors for long stretches of the match held at […]

Underwood Pool Opens Saturday, June 23, Blasting Off The Summer Swim Season

Photo: Underwood Pool Summer rockets Saturday, June 23, as the Underwood Pool’s season begins with the Belmont Recreation Department’s  9th annual Summer Blast Off at the pool at the corner of Concord Avenue and Cottage Street. Sponsored by Belmont Youth Activities and D.A.R.E. Inc., there will be games and music, a dunk tank, music, free […]

Belmont Rugby Teams Meet Familiar Rivals In Saturday’s State Finals [VIDEO]

Photo: Senior Scrumhalf Joe Viale racing down the pitch vs. St. John’s Prep With a pair of dominating performances in the state championship semifinals last week, Belmont High School’s boys’ and girls’ Rugby squads now prepare to meet familiar foes in the state finals in a rare doubleheader where girls and boys high school teams will be […]

Belmont Against Racism Honored By State Teachers Association

Photo: (from left) Louise Gaskins, the eponymous educator of the award for her leadership on issues of women and people of color in education, with current and former BAR Board members, Meg Anderson, Bev Freeman, Charlene O’Connor, Kathryn Bonfiglio, John Robotham, and Mike Collins. Belmont Against Racism will be in the spotlight on Friday, June 15, as […]

Opening Reception For Belmont Gallery Of Arts Summer Show June 21

Photo: The summer show at the Belmont Art Gallery will have its opening reception on June 21. Celebrate the Summer Solstice at the opening reception for “Take 5 Plus 2” this year’s summer art show at the Belmont Gallery of Art. The reception will be held Thursday night, June 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. […]

Bike Park, Anaerobic Digestor, Pet Cemetery: What To Do With Belmont’s Old Incinerator

Photo: Residents wait to speak to the Selectmen on the future of the town’s incinerator. A place for recreation, revenue, and reflection. Those were just three broad public suggestions for the future of Belmont’s former incinerator site at the Board of Selectmen’s meeting on Monday, June 18 at Town Hall.   With the land now […]