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 […]

What’s Open/Closed On Memorial Day in Belmont; Trash/Recycling Delayed A Day

Photo: Memorial Day at Belmont Cemetery, 2019 Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for honoring and mourning the military personnel who have died in the performance of their military duties while serving in the United States Armed Forces. It’s observed in 2021 on Monday, May 31. Belmont will commemorate Memorial Day with a ceremony […]

Memorial Day Observance Set For Belmont Cemetery At 11 AM, May 31

Photo: The 2019 Memorial Day observance at Belmont Cemetery After being cancelled due in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the annual Memorial Day Observance returns in 2021 as Belmont honors those residents who fell defending the country. The observance will take place at Belmont Cemetery adjacent Grove Street on Monday, May 31, at 11 […]

COVID Casualty: Memorial Day Parade Cancelled Again

Photo: The 2018 Memorial Day parade While the number of Belmont and state residents vaccinated is growing by the day – nearing one-in-five in the next weeks – the coronavirus continues to play havoc with a return to normalcy. The latest example of that trend is the long-standing tradition of the Memorial Day parade and […]