Join Plymouth Church’s Great Holiday Cookie Bake Off This Saturday

Photo: A classic from the Great British Bake Off Show (credit BBC)   Calling all bakers; here is your opportunity to claim the title of cookie champ of Belmont.    On Saturday, Dec. 3, Plymouth Congregational Church will be hosting a Christmas Cafe and Holiday Cookie Bakeoff from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Boston Foodies photographer and […]

To the Editor: Plymouth Congregational ‘Still Very Much A Church’

Photo: Joe Zarro, pastor of Plymouth Congregational Church. To our neighbors and friends in Belmont: Over the past two years, the members of Plymouth Congregational Church have considered proposals from multiple carriers to install cell antennas in our church steeple. There are immediate benefits to the community from this installation: improved reception in the town center […]

Religion Or Business: Neighbors Say Church Traded God For Cell Money

Photo: Plymouth Congregational Church on Pleasant Street. Ron Creamer did not mince words. In the view of the Pleasant Street resident, what occurs inside the historic Plymouth Congregation Church on Sundays no longer represents the main purpose of the long-time house of worship. When told by the chair of the Belmont Historic District Commission that […]

Give And Take On Pleasant Church Cell Antennae Debate

[Editor’s note: With the successful citizen’s petition, a Special Town Meeting – the date sometime in June to be determined by the Board of Selectmen on Wednesday, May 4 – will be convened to debate changing the zoning bylaw to require the installation of interior wireless telecommunication antennae to obtain a special permit rather than […]

Citizen Petition Triggers Special Town Meeting Targeting Wireless Antennae at Plymouth Church

Photo: The Plymouth Congregational Church. A group of residents, many who have led the effort to halt the installation of cellular antennae inside the steeple of Plymouth Congregational Church on Pleasant Street, have successfully filed a citizen’s petition that now requires the town to hold a Special Town Meeting in June aimed at placing a […]

Letter to the Editor: Preserve the Architectural Integrity of the Plymouth Congregational

Photo:  [Editor’s note: The Belmont Historic District Commission will hear from Glenn Herosian and Ron Creamer as the commission continues discussion of Plymouth Congregational Church on Tuesday, March 8 at 7 p.m. in Town Hall.] To the editor: The Plymouth Congregational Church is the single important and centrally-located building in Belmont’s Pleasant Street Historic District […]