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. […]

Pizzi Proud: Belmont Celebrates Marathon Champion’s Return Home

Photo: Becca Pizzi and her daughter, Taylor. Becca Pizzi came home to Belmont on top of a fire truck fueled by a wave of communal love. Pizzi, both the first American woman to finish and win the World Marathon Challenge – in which participants run a marathon (26.2 miles) on seven consecutive days in a […]

Belmont’s Memorial Day Parade Kicks Off at 11 AM

Photo: It’s the one day of the year Belmont comes out for a parade. Marching bands from Belmont High School, and the Chenery Middle School, color guards and members from the Belmont Police and Fire departments, Veteran motorcyclist, marchers from local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts troops and veterans will all take part in the 2015 […]