Rosh Hashanah: 5775 and Counting

Written by Len Abram The Rosh Hashanah holiday observance begins at sundown on the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 24, continues through Friday, Sept. 26. The season is fall, with dead leaves under foot, a surprising a time to celebrate a new year. The traditional American observance for the new year is itself at the end of December. What […]

Sports: Volleyball Races to 6-2 Record as Seniors Lead the Way

For Belmont High School senior Rosy Fitzgerald, the opening of this volleyball season “doesn’t feel quite real.”  The tall front-line player and her teammates have been having a bit of a dream season, running off to an impressive 6-2 record, losing only to perennial powerhouse and 2012 state champions Melrose High and in a five-set […]

New Electrical Substation, Transmission On Line for Spring 2016 Launch

After listening to Belmont Light General Manager James Palmer at public meeting Tuesday, Sept. 23, the best way to described the work to bring on line a new electrical substation and laying out a transmission route through town is “hunky-dory.” Since being approved by Special Town Meeting in Feb. 2012, the town-owned electric utility proposal […]

Lougee, Fiore Set to Run for Re-election to Belmont School Committee

Incumbents Anne Lougee and Lisa Fiore indicated that they are preparing to defend their seats on the Belmont School Committee at Town Election in April 2015. “I don’t see why not,” Lougee told the Belmontonian after the Belmont School Committee meeting last night, Tuesday, Sept. 23. Fiore also said she expects to run to return to […]

Sports: Herlihy’s Heroics Leads Girls’ Soccer to Shutout Win

With seven minutes gone in the second half of Belmont High School’s Girls’ Soccer game with Woburn High at Harris Field on Monday, Sept. 22, a Belmont defender shanked an attempted clearance that flew backwards falling at the feet of a Tanner forward with no one between her and Marauder senior goalkeeper Linda Herlihy. The player […]

Belmont Fire Log: Angry Bees Have Grandma On the Run

Late night entry Sept. 14: Just before 11 p.m., Engine 2 was sent to a Stewart Terrace (that’s near Belmont Acres Farm) house. Seems like someone forgot their keys and needed assistance getting inside. Too hot for modern technology Sept. 15: If anyone was wondering why the entire Belmont Fire Department was outside the Butler School just before 10 […]

Voter Registration Until 8 PM Today at Belmont Town Hall

To celebrate National Voter Registration Day, the Belmont Town Clerk’s office will remain open until 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, Sept. 23. Residents of Belmont who are citizens of the United States and will be age 18 or older on the day of the State election, Nov. 4, may register to vote at the Town Clerk’s […]

Belmont High’s Career Night, with Actual Workers, Tonight

More than 50 recent high school/college graduates will be advising high school seniors and juniors on the actual world of work at Belmont High School’s Real World Career Night tonight, Tuesday, Sept. 23, in the school’s cafeteria from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  BHS senior Tess Hayner has recruit young professionals who graduated from Belmont High and any other public or […]