What’s Open, Closed On the 4th Of July That’s Observed On The 5th; Trash Pickup Delayed A Day

Photo: Happy 4th on the 5th Today, Monday, July 5 is when the country observes the 4th of July, Independence Day, which we celebrated yesterday. It’s that somewhat rare case of when the holiday that commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Independence falls on a Sunday but the US still wants the people of […]

4th of July Celebrations/Fireworks Close To Belmont (But Arlington’s Not One)

Photo: Over the Charles River. While Belmont does not hold a community 4th of July celebration, many neighboring and close-by cities and towns do. Here are just a few events and fireworks in adjacent communities and in Boston.  • Lexington: The annual Lexington Lions Fourth of July Carnival takes place at Hastings Park (continue on Massachusetts Avenue past Lexington […]

Stormy Fourth: Belmont Could See Wet Independence Day

While fireworks and cannons are what many are expecting this coming Friday Fourth of July, the weather could be just as explosive early on this holiday weekend. But while much of the talk has been directed southward with the possible development of the season’s first tropical storm, a major cold front sweeping from the Midwest […]