Belmont Savings’ ‘Turkey Brigade’ Made Deposits at Local Branches

Photo: (from left) Belmont Savings’ Hal Tovin, COO; Sam Murphy, executive customer support; Katie Conachy, branch manager; and Bob Mahoney, president and CEO. On Tuesday, Nov. 22, Belmont Savings Bank President and CEO Bob Mahoney under the guise of Plymouth Pilgrim took his annual Thanksgiving tour of the bank’s branches in Belmont, Waltham, Watertown, Cambridge and […]

Belmont Falls Late to Rivals Watertown, 34-28, on Turkey Day

Photo: Ben Jones (center) running during the 4th quarter. The script was nearly written for a comeback of epic proportions. Down by six with three minutes remaining in its Thanksgiving game with rival Watertown, the Belmont High School football squad was marching down the field in front of an ecstatic home crowd behind another heroic […]

What’s Open (Coffee), Closed on Thanksgiving in Belmont

Photo: Thanksgiving, c. 1935, Doris Lee (1905-1983) You can at least get coffee in Belmont on Thanksgiving. While Thanksgiving is a national holiday – one of ten holidays recognized by the federal government – and most businesses along with federal, state and town offices are closed shut, there are a few places where you can get away from […]

Thanksgiving Day Football: Jr. Marauders Preparing Next Crop of Belmont High Players [VIDEO]

Photo: The 2016 Junior Marauders. In the three years since he started the football program at the Chenery Middle School, James MacIsaac said this year’s crop of Belmont Junior Marauders were a bit on the small size. “You never know who will come out for the team and this year many of the boys are […]

Thanksgiving Day Football: The Hype [VIDEO]

Photo:Waiting for the game. It is less than a week before the annual Thanksgiving Day Football game between Belmont and Watertown high schools next Thursday, Nov. 24 at 10 a.m. at Belmont’s Harris Field. Nearing its centennial – the game was first played in 1920 – the yearly clash of neighboring students has had many […]

Sports: Upset-Minded Belmont Football Falls to Final Minute Watertown FG, 24-22

Photo: Belmont RB Ben Jones runs through a wide opening in the line to score late in the fourth quarter against Watertown. In what will be remembered as an epic Thanksgiving Day clash, Belmont’s bid for a memorable upset of arch rivals and host Watertown was derailed by the foot of sophomore Conor Kennelly as […]

What’s Closed (A Lot) and Open (Ohlin’s, Of Course) in Belmont on Thanksgiving

Photo: Thanksgiving, c. 1935, Doris Lee (1905-1983) You can at least get coffee and pastries in Belmont on Thanksgiving. While Thanksgiving is a national holiday – one of ten holidays recognized by the federal government – and most businesses along with federal, state and town offices are closed shut, there are a few places where you can get […]

Sports: Belmont Football Snowed In By Watertown, 34-13, on Thanksgiving

Belmont High School’s Harris Field was covered with a sheet of snow with only the yard lines and the Marauder mascot dug out in preparation for the frigid start to the 94th annual Thanksgiving Day football match with Watertown High School. And for most of the game, the boys from Belmont could not shake off their equally […]

Belmont Savings’ Pilgrim Bob Deposited Turkeys at Local Branches

Photo: Belmont Savings’ CEO and “Pilgrim” Bob Mahoney presenting a turkey to Pam Karalis, Belmont Center Branch Manager, on Monday, Nov. 24.  I guess the turkey costume was just a bit encumbering. This year, Belmont Savings Bank President and CEO Bob Mahoney took his annual in-holiday-costume Thanksgiving tour of the bank’s branches in Belmont, Waltham, Watertown, […]

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

The painting is Thanksgiving, c. 1935 by Doris Lee (1905-93). It can be found in The Art Institute of Chicago. You can at least get coffee in Belmont on Thanksgiving. While Thanksgiving is a national holiday – one of ten holidays recognized by the federal government – and most businesses along with federal, state and town offices are closed shut, there are […]