AD Davis Joins 11 Educators And Staff Retiring from the Belmont School District

Photo: Belmont senior student-athletes (from left) Preston Jackson-Stephens, Ali Noorouzi and Brett Stievater present outgoing Athletic Director Jim Davis with a specialized Boston Red Sox uniform at his retirement. For the past two decades, Belmont High Athletic Director Jim Davis could be found at every sort of field sports played on Harris Field (as well as […]

Rec News: Underwood Pool To Open At 100% With Unlimited Residential Passes; Outdoor Movies At Town Field After July 4th

Photo: The Underwood Pool from 2019 Responding to the re-opening of public places as state COVID-19 restricts are being pulled back, the Belmont Recreation Commission unanimously voted on Thursday, June 10 to open the Underwood Pool to 100 percent capacity on Wednesday, June 23 with an unlimited number of family and individual passes (aka tags) […]

Second Belmont Pride Parade Sets Off On Saturday, June 12

Photo: Last year’s Belmont Pride Parade. The Belmont Pride Parade returns for its second tour around Belmont on Saturday, June 12 at 1 p.m. The parade will begin at the Wellington Station Town Green next to the First Church at 404 Concord Ave. across from the underpass to Belmont Center. The three-mile route will follow […]

Belmont High School Performing Arts Company Ends the School Year with TWO Shows On Friday Over The Weekend

Photo: Posters for both shows this weekend As the days in the school year have entered single digits, the Belmont High School Performing Arts Company is ending it was a bang with two shows, one live and the other virtual. Friday, June 11: A LIVE improv show outdoors Saturday/Sunday, June 12-13: The Streaming Premiere of Some Enchanted Evening  […]

Town Meeting Votes To Move Forward On Community Path Review; A New Court Coming To Winn Brook

Photo: The easement along the north side of the MBTA commuter rail tracks adjacent the French/Mahoney property off of Brighton Street. An attempt by a prominent Belmont resident to kill off funding for a next step review of the proposed community path was beaten back by Belmont Town Meeting on Monday, June 7 showing the […]

[Update] Early Release Monday, Tuesday As Heatwave Shortens School Day; Students: Bring Water, Sunscreen

Photo: Heatwave on tap for the beginning of the week [Update] For a second day, schools will be dismissed early on Tuesday, June 8, due to the high heat conditions. Given the current heatwave and concerns for students and staff, the Belmont School District will be dismissing school early Monday, June 7. Belmont High will […]

‘Extra Innings’: Belmont Town Meeting Reconvenes Wednesday With A BRAVE Act Taking Center Stage

Photo: Town meeting (non virtual) When Betsy Vose asked her fellow Financial Task Force members Friday morning how the first night of the reconvened Town Meeting had gone Wednesday night, she was caught by surprise when she was told that after nearly four hours the meeting had voted on a total of two articles which […]

Belmont Honoring Retiring AD Jim Davis At Harris Field, Wednesday, June 2

Photo: Jim Davis, retiring Belmont High AD The Belmont School District will honor Jim Davis who is retiring as Director of Athletics & Physical Education for the Belmont Public Schools after serving the district for 19 years. The celebration will occur on Wednesday, June 2 at halftime of the Belmont vs St. John’s Prep boys’ […]

Belmont Returns To Normalcy With Solemn Memorial Day Observance

Photo: Belmont veterans at attention. Across the country cities, town and counties marked the first holiday weekend in more than a year where most, if not all, restrictions to halt the spread of the COVID-19 were lifted. Some saw the return of crowds to sporting events (the Indianapolis 500, playoff basketball and hockey), businesses and […]