Merry Christmas: What’s Opened and Closed in Belmont

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Photo: All Saints Church, Common Street Merry Christmas, Belmont. If after unwrapping presents from around the tree (or if you are staying late in bed) and have a need to wander to someplace in town, there are just a handful of places you can head off towards. Dunkin’ Donuts • The store at 353 Trapelo Rd. in Central Square […]

O’ Tannenbaum, O’ Tannenbaum; It Can Be Left on the Curb Starting Monday

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Photo: Goodbye until next year.  Today, Monday, Jan. 4th, is the day before Twelfth Night, which marks the end of the Christmas holiday (it’s the night before Epiphany, the day when the nativity story says the three wise men visited the infant Jesus), which in the past was a time of revelry and merry making. And with the […]

Merry Christmas: What’s Opened and Closed in Belmont

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Photo: St. Joseph’s, Common Street, 7 a.m. Christmas morning. Merry Christmas, Belmont. If after unwrapping presents from around the tree (or if you are staying late in bed) and have a need to wander to someplace in town, there are just a handful of places you can head off towards. Ohlin’s Bakery The 100-year-old baking landmark in […]

What’s Open (Not Much) and Closed in Belmont on Christmas

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Merry Christmas, Belmont. If after unwrapping presents from around the tree (or if you are staying late in bed) and have a need to wander to someplace in town, there are just a handful of places you can head off towards. Dunkin’ Donuts • The store at 353 Trapelo Rd. in Central Square (the one near Beech Street) […]

Humanity’s Victory: Commemorating the Christmas Truce of 1914

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One-hundred years ago today, one of the most miraculous, magical events in the history of modern warfare occurred along stretches of the Western Front during World War I; soldiers on both sides of the conflict put aside their weapons and spontaneously ventured out onto “no-man’s-land” in a gesture of goodwill and peace associated with Christmas. Watch the 2014 English […]