Come To Belmont’s Eclipse Viewing Party Monday

Photo: The poster for Monday’s Eclipse Viewing Party. Looking for a place to see the (unfortunately for us in Belmont will be a partial) solar eclipse that’s happening on Monday afternoon?  Then head to the front steps of the Belmont Public Library, 336 Concord Ave., as the library is holding an Eclipse Viewing Party on Monday, Aug. […]

Library Supporters Tell Planning Board Its ‘Big Idea’ Is Not So Grand

Photo: Kathleen Keohane speaking before the Planning Board. Selectman Mark Paolillo stands next to Keohane. In a possible preview of the anticipated encounter before the Library Board of Trustees tentatively scheduled for Aug. 24, the Belmont Planning Board heard at its Tuesday, Aug. 1 meeting a less than enthusiastic response to its ‘Big Idea’ of placing […]

Library Trustee Blasts Planning Board On New Library Placement

Photo: (from left) Raffi Manjikian and Liz Allison on the Planning Board speaking to Kathleen Keohane of the Library Trustees (foreground) Kathleen Keohane was more than a bit perturbed outside of the Planning Board meeting on Tuesday night, July 18. It wasn’t because she had a busy day at work and that she was missing dinner […]

Market Day in Belmont Could Include Strawberries, Chenery Musicians on Hand

Photo: Will we find strawberries on Market Day in Belmont. It’s market day in Belmont and there’s a good chance there will be strawberries for sale. If they are or not, There will be more than 90 minutes of great music by musicians from the Chenery Middle School. The Belmont Light Department will be answering questions […]

Library Feasibility Group Backs New $23M Building, Sooner Than Later

Photo: The feasibility committee voting on Thursday, Feb. 16. After months of meetings and public comments, the Belmont Library Feasibility Committee unanimously recommended a new building option to replace the existing half-century old structure on Concord Avenue at a meeting of the Belmont Board of Library Trustees on Thursday night, Feb. 16. “I am very […]

We Give Up: Schools, Town, Library Closed For Thursday’s Nor’easter

Photo: School’s out for … Thursday! Belmont has surrendered to tomorrow’s Nor’easter. With approximately a foot of snow predicted to fall from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, most of Belmont will be shut down for the day. Belmont Public Schools will be closed due to the snow and associated events and sporting contests […]

See The Three Plans For The New Belmont Library on Tuesday

Photo: One of three designs now being considered for a new Belmont Library. The Belmont Public Library Feasibility Committee is asking residents and patrons to join it in the Library’s Assembly Room for the final Open Public Forum on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. Feasibility Chairs Nancy Dignan and Elaine Alligood, Board of Trustees […]

Yearly Belmont Library Fall Book Sale This Weekend, Oct. 15-16

Photo: Patrons of the Friends of Belmont Library’s book sale. If you love books but not looking to pay and arm and a leg, this is your weekend to stock up on fiction, non-fiction, children’s and every other sort of book as the Friends of the Belmont Public Library holds its annual Fall Book Sale […]

Find Out What the Future Holds For A New Belmont Library Wednesday

Photo: Belmont Public Library Director Peter Struzziero. What does the future hold for the Belmont Public Library? Find out tonight, Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the library’s Assembly Room as the Library Feasibility Committee and the Belmont Board of Library Trustees presents the initial findings of a feasibility study underway focusing […]

Marathon Challenge Champ Pizzi Speaking at Library at 7 PM Monday

Photo: Becca Pizzi, champion. You’ve heard about her, seen photos of her running and cheered at her homecoming parade. Now you can hear Belmont’s own Becca Pizzi share stories from her amazing journey to become the first American woman to complete and win the World Marathon Challenge, running seven marathons, in seven continents, in seven days averaging […]