Second Town Gun Buy Back Event Result in Less Gun, More Food

Photo: (from left) Patty Mihelich of the Belmont Food Pantry receiving a check for nearly $2,500 from Amy Starzec and Belmont Police Chief Rich McLaughlin. Belmont’s second annual Gun Buy Back resulted in making the community a bit safer and the Belmont Food Pantry a little richer. Belmont Police Chief Richard J. McLaughlin reported that the Held this past […]

Moving Day: Food Pantry Finds Temp Home on Pleasant Street [Video]

Photo: The move. When the “Burbank Brownies” of Girl Scout Troop 69200 arrived at the Belmont Food Pantry behind Belmont High School on Saturday morning, July 30, Patty Mihelich beamed.  The founder and manager of the pantry welcomed them to join nearly 50 residents in helping to transport the pantry’s entire contents – two rooms […]

Time Running Out To Find New Home For Belmont Food Pantry

Photo: A busy Belmont Food Pantry on Belmont Serves. It’s nail-biting time for the Belmont Food Pantry. With a little more than five weeks before the non-profit will be forced to move from its current home in a modular unit at the rear of Belmont High School, the pantry – which assists more than 200 […]

Comedian Jimmy Tingle in Belmont Saturday Using Humor To Support Good

Photo: Jimmy Tingle, in the flesh. Humor for Humanity and A Path Appears in Belmont are pleased to announce an opportunity to both give and get and feel good about it as they host comedian/political pundit Jimmy Tingle in his show: “Jimmy Tingle for President/The Funniest Campaign in History” this Saturday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. […]

Belmont Serves Brings Volunteers Out for A Day of Service

Photo: Everyone pitched in at Monday’s Belmont Serves. Wearing gloves and carrying a clipboard, Mary Lewis was spending a beautiful Columbus Day morning getting dirty.  As one of two coordinators at the Burbank Elementary School, Lewis had a long list of projects that needed to be done during the sixth annual Belmont Serves day of community service. […]

Letter Carriers to Collect Food Donations for Belmont Food Pantry Saturday

Photo: Reilly Lubien and Patty Mihelich at the Belmont Food Pantry. This past winter, Unity Avenue’s Reilly Lubien was worried that some fellow Belmont residents might “not have supplies; you know, they might be unhydrated.”  So the Wellington Elementary kindergartener set out to collect money, first, from her parents and close relatives, then took to her mom’s […]

Belmont Serves With a Helping Hand

More than 200 Belmont residents sacrificed lingering in bed or taking a long, Columbus Day breakfast on Monday morning, Oct. 13 to work to make their town a little bit better. Starting out at 9 a.m. from St. Joseph’s Parish on Common Street, they took off to spread, hacked, lugged, painted, sorted and planted until […]

Belmont’s Gun Buy Back Provides Help to Town’s Food Pantry

The first-ever Belmont gun buy back event held on Saturday, May 31 not only took unwanted guns out of homes around town but also provided funds to help feed local residents in need. An important part of the buy back – sponsored by the Belmont Police Department in partnership with the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office, Belmont Religious […]