In Person Early Voting: Saturday, Oct. 17 To Friday, Oct. 30 At Town Hall

Photo: According to the Town Clerks webite, In-Person Early Voting begins in Belmont on Saturday, Oct. 17, and lasts until Friday, Oct. 30. Registered voters can come to Town Hall to cast their ballots; it is the only location where early voting for the 2020 Presidential election will take place. The schedule for Early In-Person […]

League Women Voters Hosting Congressional Candidates Forum Tuesday, Oct. 13, 7:30PM

Photo: The forum Several chapters of the League of Women Voters are joining together to host a candidates forum for the Fifth Massachusetts Congressional District featuring incumbent US Rep. Katherine Clark (Democrat) and her challenger Caroline Colarusso (Republican). The forum will take place virtually on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Viewing Options: Zoom Webinar Live: TinyURL.com/5thCongForumLive Broadcast: […]

This Year, Belmont Serves Is Closer To Home Then Ever Before

Photo: This year’s Belmont Serves poster This year, Belmont Serves – the town’s day of community service held on the Columbus Day holiday – will be staying close to home. The organizers of the annual event – the Belmont Religious Council – is asking that people chose one or several service projects (see below) to […]

What’s Open, Closed On Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples’ Day In Belmont

Photo: “Portrait of a Man, Said to be Christopher Columbus” by Sebastiano del Piombo (1519) credit: Wikimedia Commons Columbus Day, which is celebrated annually on the second Monday of October, is a federal and state holiday that commemorates the arrival of Christopher Columbus to the Americas in 1492. It is also a day to honor […]

Halloween Is Coming … And Belmont Wants You To Be Safe Trick Or Treating

Photo: Don’t be too scared about Halloween this year On a night filled with spooks and horrors roaming the streets, who could have thought the most terrifying act of Halloween 2020 would be sticking your hand into a bag of candy? With a truly scary coronavirus pandemic continuing to stalk the global community, Belmontians are […]

Letter To The Editor: Parents Appreciate The Work Of Teachers In Age Of Pandemic

Photo: Thanks Dear teachers, administrators, and staff of the Belmont Public Schools: There has been a lot of talk and hand-wringing about the various plans for education in this age of pandemic. We would like to acknowledge that you are caught in the crossfire and that you are nevertheless performing an exceptional service in unprecedented […]

Belmont Under High Wind Warning Wednesday

Photo: Belmont is under the weather today The National Weather Service has placed Belmont under a High Wind Warning effective from 2 p.m. this afternoon, Wednesday, Oct 7 until 2 a.m. Thursday morning. Residents can expect steady west winds between 20 to 30 mph with gusts between 50 to 60 mph which could result in […]

Sports: Girls’ XC Takes The Wrong Way Home; Golf Opems With The W; Field Hockey’s Hard Start

Photo: Belmont High’s Isabel Burger It was looking like a promising start to the shortened season for Belmont High’s Girls’ Cross Country. Senior Isabel Burger surged in the final half mile to win going away the first dual meet against Lexington on a crisp Saturday morning Oct. 3. Lexington’s first runner came by 15 seconds […]

Soccer: Girls’ Hang On For 3-2 Win In Season Opener; Boys’ Looking For Offense In Shutout Loss

Photo: Belmont High’s Katelyn Sawyer (9) and Grace Kane (3) in action against Lexington Belmont High Boys’ and Girls’ Soccer squads got their respective seasons underway this past weekend. Girls’: Belmont Hangs On To Secure Opener Victory The Belmont High Marauders showed what a senior laden team can do best as it took maximum advantage […]

Q&A: Nearly Cancelled, FBE’s Apple Run Found A Way To Start The Race

Photo: The FBE Apple Run is underway The start of the Foundation for Belmont Education’s Apple Run 5K/2K race is … anytime the runners want it to be. From today, Friday, Oct. 2 until midnight, Oct. 12, participants will take to the 3.1 mile course racing against each other virtually due to the continuing coronavirus […]