Obituary: Brian Rogers, Who Nurtured Belmont’s Sports, Died at 65

Photo: Brian Rogers at the 2018 Brandan Home Run 5K in June. Brian Rogers, the creative talent who nurtured Belmont sports from road racing to youngsters playing ball, died suddenly after being taken to Mt. Auburn Hospital on Sunday, Sept. 31, 2018. A School Street resident, Rogers was 65. No cause of death was given. […]

Wellington Walk: Celebrate International Walk To School Day This Wednesday

Photo: International Walk to School Day. Wednesday, Oct. 3 marks the 22nd International Walk to School Day, which has become an annual event of pedestrian fun for students, parents and staff of Wellington Elementary. For nearly a decade, the Wellington has celebrated the day with “celebrity walkers” – teachers, staff, town officials, and a few celebs […]

Want To Vote Nov. 6? Registration Deadline Is Oct. 17; Early Voting Starts Oct. 22

Photo: Now is the time to register to vote. If you are looking to vote on the Belmont 7-12 School debt proposal, several ballot questions or for the slew of federal, state or district candidates seeking office this fall, the voter registration deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 17 to be eligible to vote in the Nov. 6 […]

Starting Oct. 1, Close Your Trash Lids Or You’ll Be Left At The Curb

Photo: NO! The incorrect way to leave your trash carts for the hauler. Starting Monday, Oct 1, trash carts whose lids are not fully closed will be left behind on the curb. And don’t go crying to the town about having to wait a week to have your garbage taken away. That’s the word from […]

Third Soccer Night In Belmont Set for Harris Field, Saturday, Sept 29

Photo: The procession to the field The Belmont High School Boys and Girls Varsity soccer teams will headline the third annual Soccer Night in Belmont on Saturday, September 29, joined at the event by hundreds of younger players from Belmont 2nd Soccer and the Belmont Soccer Association, their coaches, and other members of the Belmont […]

Cardboard, Old Trash Barrel Drop-Off At Town Yard This Saturday, Sept. 29

Photo: Yes, bring it all in for recycling – but you’ll have to keep the truck. Still have that large package for your 54-inch screen laying about the basement? Do you have an ever growing pile of Amazon Prime boxes in the side room? And what about the large barrels made redundant with the town’s new […]

Belmont Road Closures During Scharfman 5K On Sunday, Sept. 30

Photo: I Ran the Dan on Sunday. As part of the sixth annual running of the Dan Scharfman 5K taking place at 9:30 a.m., Sunday morning, Sept. 30, the following road closings to ensure the safety of the runners and other participants: 6 a.m. – noon: No Parking on East/West side of Concord Avenue between Cottage […]

Bradford Show And Tell: Material ‘Mock Up’ At Cushing Square Site Saturday, Noon to 2 PM

Photo: Residents view samples at the Sept. 6 Planning Board meeting. The developer of the multifaceted complex in the heart of Cushing Square is inviting neighbors and the public on Saturday, Sept. 29 for a bit of show and tell. Representatives of Toll Brother Apartment Living, owner/developer of The Bradford, the retail/housing/parking development under construction […]

Tech Talks Thursday At The Library: Artificial Intelligence Is Coming, Or Is It All ‘Fake’ News

Photo: Poster for the ITAC event on Thursday. The Belmont Information Technology Advisory Committee (ITAC) is holding two free public Tech Talks on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. in the Assembly Room at the Belmont Public Library.  Harvard professor Gu-Yeon Wei presents his latest research on Artificial Intelligence, while AI researcher and entrepreneur Dr. Bryan Loyall will discuss “fake” […]

Talk On Increasing Climate Resilience This Wednesday, Sept. 26

Photo: Flooding at Clay Pit Pond, March 2018. Julie Wormser, deputy director of the Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA), will speak Wednesday, Sept. 26 at the Belmont Public Library on the organization’s Climate Resilience program and working with municipalities, businesses, and community organizations on a regional climate resilience strategy for the watershed. The meeting starts at […]