Things to Do Today: Revolutionary Art, Rugby’s Final Home Game, Bridge at the Beech

• As part of the library’s One Book One Belmont 2014 events program, Nicole Claris from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston will presents treasures from the MFA’s collection of Revolutionary-era art during her talk “The Revolution in Boston As Seen at the Museum of Fine Arts” from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the library’s Assembly Room. The talk will include portraits of the […]

Things to Do Today: Apollo at the Beech, Toddlers in the Libraries, Track on the Track

• The Apollo Club men’s chorus returns to the Beech Street Center for its annual concert at 7:30 p.m. The free concert is open to everyone in the community so everyone can enjoy this popular choral concert by the second oldest continuously performing men’s chorus in the United States. Founded in 1871, the Apollo Club performs all over the […]

Recount Comes Up a Vote Short for Veteran Town Meeting Member

At the start of the day, Marty Cohen was only four votes away from keeping his seat on Belmont’s town meeting after serving on the town’s legislative body for 39 consecutive years. And over two hours in the spacious Town Hall auditorium, as a small army of volunteer town election officials viewed each ballot cast in […]

Liquor, Beer & Wine Licenses to be Heard Thursday, Beech Street Center

The Belmont Board of Selectmen will hold a public meeting on Thursday, May 1, at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St., at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the four applicants for the full-liquor and beer and wine retail licenses. These are the first new permits to be made public after the State Legislature voted to approve a […]

The Week to Come: ‘Guys and Dolls’ at the Chenery, One Acts at BHS, DPW’s Day

• The classic “Guys and Dolls”, the musical tribute to Damon Runyon’s world of gangsters, small-time gamblers and showgirls of 1930s New York City, will be presented by the students of Chenery Middle School on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 1,2 and 3 at 7 p.m. in the Chenery’s auditorium. Tickets are available online and at Moozy’s at […]

Over the Weekend: Rx Drug Take Back, Music from ‘Brasil!’, Sports on the Go

• Belmont joins communities across the country participating in the Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Belmont Auxiliary Police will have a collection point set up at the DPW yard, 37 C St. You can contact Belmont Police Lt. Daley at for more information. • Sounds of Brazil with Sulinha Boucher is Brazilian music […]

Higher Gas Prices Set to Increase Belmont Light Bills

Despite a record amount of natural gas being pumped out of wells in the US, the combination of higher world-wide demand for the energy source and a colder than expected winter is about to have a very local impact on Belmont homeowners in the coming months. In what he is calling “unprecedented” increases in gas […]