Evelyn Gomez Selected To Fill Vacant School Committee Seat

Photo: Evelyn Gomez, newly-appointed member of the Belmont School Committee. Evelyn Garcia Gomez, a relative newcomer to Belmont, was named to the School Committee Thursday, June 25, to fill the final nine months of the term of Susan Burgess-Cox who resigned in April. An engineer and educator with degrees from MIT, Harvard and UCLA, Gomez – […]

Town, Health Dept. Rip Harris Field Graduation ‘Ceremony’, Large Party; Attendees Should Be Tested

Photo: Graduating students at Harris Field on Sunday. (credit: Instagram) The director of the Belmont Health Department is condemning a pair of events held on Sunday, June 7 in which large numbers of Belmont High School students and adults staged an unsanctioned graduation celebration on school property and attended a house party in apparent violation […]

Graduation On The Remote: 329 Belmont High Students Honored In Virtual Ceremony

Photo: Belmont High 2020 Class President Caroline Findlay addresses her classmates during the remote graduation broadcast Sunday, June 7. There were the expected chestnuts of a Belmont High School graduation ceremony as the 329 members of the Class of 2020 were conferred their diplomas on Sunday, June 7. The speeches, the national anthem – beautifully […]

Belmont Saves Millions Waiting To Sell $100M Bonds On Middle/High School, Police HQ Projects

Photo: The Belmont Police Headquarters renovation. Patience is a virtue and, in the case of Belmont, a way to pocket a few million dollars. By holding off selling more than $103.5 million in municipal bonds on a pair of building projects from March to May, Belmont will reap a $6 to $7 million savings to […]

Educators Support Belmont Families And Children

Photo: The logo of the Belmont Education Association In light of the COVID-19 crisis, the Belmont Education Association announced the donation of $2,000 to a pair of organizations supporting families and children in need. The donation was split evenly between ​The Belmont Food Pantry​ and ​Massachussetts Child​, a charitable corporation created by the Massachusetts Teachers Association to provide […]

Belmont High Rolling Rally’s Route Set For Saturday

Photo: Come out on Saturday to cheer for students like this one. Come out on Saturday to celebrate the Belmont High Class of 2020 as they roll along the streets of Belmont. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the cancellation of all year-end activities and events for the Belmont High School Class of 2020. As a […]

Recognizing Graduating Seniors, One Cup At A Time [VIDEO]

Photo: The finished product: A seniors sign of the times It’s been an unsettling time for the graduating class of Belmont High School; a pandemic that caused the sudden cancellation of classes, the transitioning to on-line learning, missing their classmates, the shutting down of long rehearsed concerts and the Spring Musical and the loss of […]

Topping Off Celebration As Final Steel Beam Placed At High School Section [Photos]

Photo: The final steel beam being moved into place at the Belmont Middle and High School project, Friday, May 15. The white beam was the final of more than 3,800 steel sections created to build the Phase One – the high school section – of the new Belmont Middle and High School project. And on […]