Oh, Boys! Learn More About Your Son’s Development At BASEC Talk Monday

Photo: Dr. Michael Thompson in action. The Belmont After School Enrichment Collaborative’s Parent Lecture Series presents Dr. Michael Thompson who will speak on “It’s a Boy! Understanding your Son’s Development.” on Monday, April 11 at 7 p.m. in the Chenery Middle School auditorium. Parents of boys often find themselves bewildered or frustrated by certain aspects of boy development: […]

Belmont Schools Increasing Rents, Fees for BASEC, Swim Team and Kindergarten

Photo: Renting Belmont High School’s Higginbottom Pool will cost more if the Belmont School Committee approved fee increases.  Saying that teaching positions should not be sacrificed if programs using its facilities are not paying a fair rate, the Belmont School Committee was presented a proposal to increase the rent for two non-profit programs and a jump […]

‘World’s Worst Mom’ Comes to Belmont Monday to Talk about Raising Free-Range Children

Photo: Lenore Skenazy In 2008, Lenore Skenazy gave her nine-year-old son, Izzy, a subway map, a MetroCard, $20, and several quarters, left him in midtown Manhattan and let him ride the New York City subway and a bus home … alone! Then she shared the event in her New York Sun column. You can only guess the reaction; Skenazy was […]