What’s Open, Closed On The 4th Of July in Belmont And Close-by Fireworks

Photo: Fireworks for the 4th. Sunny and hot is the forecast for the “Bless’d 4th” in Belmont. If you’re looking for a cool place to hang out, there’s coffee shops, a visit to the pool or watching a show at the Studio Cinema. So go out and celebrate a wonderful Independence Day! Belmont town offices […]

What’s Open, Closed Memorial Day In Belmont; Parade Starts At 11 AM

Photo: Memorial Day in Belmont Monday, May 27, is Memorial Day, a state and federal holiday. It originated as Decoration Day in May 1868, an annual commemoration in which the graves of the war dead were decorated with flowers. Today is to memorialize all military service members who died in American wars. Annual Memorial Day […]

What’s Open, Closed in Belmont on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Photo: Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – officially known as Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. – is a federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., the leader for nonviolent activism in the civil rights movement in the United States who successfully protested racial discrimination for more than two decades. What’s open and what’s closed on Monday, Jan. 21: Belmont Town […]

What’s Open and Closed On New Year’s Day

Photo: Hello 2016. Happy New Year, Belmont. Unlike Christmas a week ago, there a bit more options available for those seeking a strong cup of coffee, some aspirin or just resupplying the pantry. Dunkin’ Donuts • The store at 353 Trapelo Rd. in Central Square (the one near Beech Street) is running regular hours: 5 a.m. […]

Ho-ho-ho: What’s Open and Closed on Christmas Day in Belmont

Merry Christmas, Belmont. If after unwrapping all your presents and watching the latest holiday movie on the Hallmark Channel you have a “need” to get out of the house, here are a few places around town open on Christmas. Dunkin’ Donuts • The Dunkin’ Donuts at 353 Trapelo Rd. near Beech Street will be open from 5 a.m. until […]

What’s Open, Closed in Belmont on Columbus Day

Photo: A painting reportedly a portrait of Cristoforo Colombo. Columbus Day, which is celebrated annually on the second Monday of October – in 2018, it’s on Oct. 8 –remembers Christopher Columbus’ arrival to the Americas on October 12, 1492. Government offices are closed, but businesses may be open.  In Belmont, trash collection and recycling are delayed a […]

What’s Open (Starbucks), Closed (Wearing White) in Belmont on Labor Day

Photo: A pair of gentlemen who will need to put these outfits away come Tuesday. The Labor Day holiday is the last great getaway weekend of the summer and Belmont (because the public schools open after the holiday) has all but emptied out until Monday after dark.  Labor Day is one of ten holidays recognized by the federal government, although […]

What’s Open And Close On Memorial Day (And Parade Information)

Photo: The parade will start in Cushing Square. Monday, May 28, is Memorial Day, a state and federal holiday. It originated as Decoration Day in May 1868, an annual commemoration in which the graves of the war dead were decorated with flowers. Now it is the day to observe all military members who died in American wars. […]

What’s Opened, Closed on Patriots’ Day in Belmont

Photo: Lexington Minuteman Statue of Captain John Parker in Lexington. Today is Patriots’ Day (or Patriot’s Day as it’s known in Maine) commemorating the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775, the first battles of the American Revolutionary War. The holiday was once celebrated on April 19 but now is observed on the third […]