Nominate Excellent Educators For Outstanding Teachers of the Year

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Photo: Belmont High Biology teacher Suzanne Lijek named one of “Outstanding Teacher of the Year.” The community now has a chance to honor the talented and dedicated teachers who work hard every day to make a difference for our students and for the Belmont Public Schools. The Foundation for Belmont Education announced the 2017 Outstanding Teacher Awards. […]

Sporting Moves: Belmont Savings Assists Press Box, Boosters ‘B’ Drives

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Photo: What a new press box will look like in the fall of 2017. In less than a week, Belmont’s most prominent business has scored big with the town’s high school athletic program. On Monday, Nov. 7, the Belmont Savings Bank Foundation announced a $15,000 donation to complete the fundraising effort to build a new, […]

Foundation Honors Seven Belmont Educators as 2016’s ‘Outstanding’ Teachers’

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Photos: The Burbank’s Lisa O’Sullivan was caught up in the moment being named one of seven Outstanding Teachers in Belmont. Two teach English, one is your children’s first music teacher and they all prepare Belmont students for life-long learning. And those seven Belmont public school teachers were chosen as recipients of the 2016 Outstanding Teacher Awards, […]

Excellent Educators: Inaugural Set of Belmont’s Outstanding Teachers Honored

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Photo: The Foundation for Belmont Education’s “Outstanding Teachers of the Year Awards” (from left) Belmont Superintendent John Phelan, Suzanne Lijek, Audrey Ruddock, Steven Tenhor, Danielle Pandolfo, Ben Ligon, Katharine Caritey and Foundation for Belmont Education President Jamie Shea.  The six teachers representing each of Belmont’s public schools are different in age and experience, what and who they instruct, and how they arrived […]

Saving Underwood: How a Big Push and Small Donations Preserved a Belmont Amenity

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On a sunny autumn afternoon this week, a mom and a banker proudly stood before a fundraising message on a sandwich board to complete a small community miracle. Sandrick Road’s Ellen Schreiber (the mom) and Robert “Bob” Mahoney (the banker) met in front of the Belmont Savings Bank in Belmont Center on Wednesday, Oct. 8, […]

Belmont Savings: Six Weeks to Show Support for ‘Beloved’ Piece of Belmont

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Belmont Savings Bank Foundation announced on Thursday, Sept. 11 that it will match dollar for dollar contributions to the Underwood Pool project up to $200,000. Specifically, the bank foundation has committed to contributing $200,000 which – if matched – would fully fund the remaining $400,000 needed to complete the project. Recently, plans to rebuild Belmont’s Underwood […]

Belmont Savings Matching Grant Could Help Save Underwood Pool

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There just might be outdoor swimming next summer in Belmont after all. The Belmont Savings Bank Foundation, the community grant-making wing of Belmont Savings Bank, announced Thursday, Sept. 11 that it will match, dollar-for-dollar, up to $200,000 in private donations raised towards building a new Underwood Pool. The potential $400,000 will allow the Underwood Building […]

Belmont Savings Serves Homer House a Cupola of Loving Care

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The Belmont Savings Bank Foundation recently provided a $2,000 grant to the Belmont Woman’s Club to help restore the cupola on the roof of the historic William Flagg Homer House. The small dome’s damaged state was first noted in a building survey conducted in 2013, with falling structural elements that could have threatened the safety of […]