Letter To The Editor: Belmont Help Asks Residents To Keep The Numbers Down

Photo: Belmont Helps Free Masks table during Belmont Serves weekend. More than 2,500 masks have been gifted by our mask drive. To the editor: We keep hearing Massachusetts Covid-19 positives are escalating, and not everyone clearly knows what that means. As of Oct. 28, Massachusetts marked more than 150,000 people testing positive for Covid-19. The […]

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 […]

Belmont Serves Proves Big Help For Those Made Homeless In Lawrence

Photo: Working hard at Clay Pit Pond during Belmont Serves. The folks at Lazarus House in Lawrence debated whether to make the trip to Belmont on Columbus Day with both of its trucks. The anti-poverty non-profit received word that due to the upcoming move of the Belmont Food Pantry to Town Hall, Belmont Serves – the […]

A Decade Of Helping: Belmont Serves Turns 10 This Monday; Come And Volunteer

Photo: Belmont Serves has something for everyone. The Belmont Religious Council is proud to announce the 10th annual Belmont Serves, a day of service for and by the Belmont community, will take place on Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 8. The family-friendly event is when Belmont comes out on one morning a year to make the town […]

Helping Refugees And The Hungry Part Of 9th Annual Belmont Serves

Photo: The 9th annual Belmont Serves Day of Community Service will be held on Monday, Oct. 9,  the Columbus Day holiday. Individuals and families will be able to select a project at the start of the day, complete the entire project in one morning of work, and then come together for some pizza and Rancatore’s ice cream to celebrate […]

Belmont Serves Brings Volunteers Out for A Day of Service

Photo: Everyone pitched in at Monday’s Belmont Serves. Wearing gloves and carrying a clipboard, Mary Lewis was spending a beautiful Columbus Day morning getting dirty.  As one of two coordinators at the Burbank Elementary School, Lewis had a long list of projects that needed to be done during the sixth annual Belmont Serves day of community service. […]

Belmont Serves With a Helping Hand

More than 200 Belmont residents sacrificed lingering in bed or taking a long, Columbus Day breakfast on Monday morning, Oct. 13 to work to make their town a little bit better. Starting out at 9 a.m. from St. Joseph’s Parish on Common Street, they took off to spread, hacked, lugged, painted, sorted and planted until […]