New High School Building Project Seeking Seniors Opinion Friday

Photo: The Belmont High School Building Committee’s logo. The Belmont High School Building Committee is holding its next community engagement meeting with the town’s senior community in mind at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. on Friday afternoon, Oct. 13 at 1:15 p.m. The afternoon’s agenda includes: High School Building Project updates District enrollment […]

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 […]

Housing Trust’s Meeting On Increasing Housing Options Thurs. Apr. 27

Photo: Housing affordability thrust of Housing Trust’s meeting. Next week, the Belmont Housing Trust will host a public meeting to discuss its Housing Production Plan, which provides a five-year framework and strategy for the development of a variety of housing options to meet the needs of the Belmont residents. Cosponsored by the League of Woman […]

Belmont Festival Orchestra Performs Thursday, 7 PM at Beech Street

Photo: Cristina Basili and Nathaniel Meyer. Start the holidays with great music made by young musicians. The Belmont Festival Orchestra led by Belmont’s own Nathaniel Meyer (Belmont High ’09, Yale ’13) returns on Thursday, Dec. 22 at 7 p.m. to give another Winter Concert for the Belmont community. Meyer will conduct a program includes Tchaikovsky’s Romeo & […]

Classical Music Returns To Beech Street With Friday Night ‘Festival’ Concert

Photo: Nathaniel Meyer returns with the Belmont Festival Orchestra. (credit: Hello Stage) Nathaniel Meyer is back in Belmont and has brought 50 of his friends to play music in his hometown.  The young musician and conductor who has been traveling throughout Europe has once again reunited the Belmont Festival Orchestra to perform in concert on Friday, Aug. 19, […]

Meyer Conducts Chamber Concert Sunday at the Beech

Photo: Nathaniel Meyer. Belmont High School alumnus Nathaniel Meyer conducts the Athena Orchestra Chamber Players in a “Summer String Serenade” on Sunday, July 26 at 2 p.m. at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St.  Meyer, a 2013 Yale graduate who concentrated in German Studies and Music, will lead the ensemble in the free concert featuring music by Mozart, Elgar, Sibelius, Bach […]

‘MacBeth’ Bleeds on the Beech Street Stage Today at 4PM

The New Rep Theatre’s classic company returns to the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St., today, Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 4 p.m. to deliver a performance of the “Scottish Play,” Shakespeare’s “Macbeth.”  Considered one of The Bard’s darkest and most powerful works, this tragedy dramatizes the corrosive psychological and political effects produced when evil becomes the means to power. […]

What’s Coming This Week: Ice Cream and a Mad Scientist at the Beech, Chef Gerry Returns Again

• Another sign that summer is nearly over: the return of the Belmont Board of Selectmen! It is meeting on Monday, August 18 in Town Hall at a special early time of 6 p.m. On the agenda: an update on the storm water regs and a presentation for a Belmont Veterans Memorial project. • Meet […]

Beech Lot Closed: Parking Area Resurfaced This Week

Most people know the Beech Street Center as the home of the Council of Aging, where events and concerts take place and, for one day, a center of attention on election day 2012. It is also known for a number of the neighbors as a place to stash their cars overnight. But beginning on Wednesday, […]

The Week Ahead in Belmont: Chef Gerry Making Flat Bread and Tea at the Beech

If there is a non-holiday week in which Belmont becomes the preverbal ghost town, it is the first week in August. You can bring your antique cannon to Leonard Street, fire it and miss just about any living creature known to man before watching  the ball roll into the Wellington Brook. Here IS what’s happening in Belmont this […]