Belmont News & Updates

After four years of hard work, it's time to march to "Pomp and Circumstance" and send those mortarboards skyward!Capture this milestone moment on camera and share photos of your glad graduates - high school or college - with Wicked Local.Email graduation with captions to readerpix@wickedlocal.com. Please provide a caption identifying the graduate in the pictures and the school from which he or she has graduated. [...]
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The following information was provided by Carroll Center for the Blind: The Carroll Center for the Blind, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind, will honor four outstanding individuals who are blind or visually impaired during the 35th annual Carroll Society Awards on June 6, 2019. The Carroll Society Awards recognize blind and […] [...]
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James DeMarco grew up in Watertown and became a goaltender at age 5. It's his life's passion to stand between the pipes and keep the puck out of the net. Combining this with the love of cartooning, Small Saves emerged in 1991 and took on a life of his own. “To play goal–then come home […] [...]
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With its marching band, balloons, sing-along, and observances both solemn and joyous, yes, Sunday's Indianapolis 500 will again be the Greatest Spectacle in Racing.But certainly not the most watched. It hasn't been in many years — it's miles behind, frankly.As televised sports continues to splinter in many directions, the Daytona 500 has seen its ratings cut in half from its peaks in the first decade of this century. But yearly, it still draws [...] [...]
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May is mental health awareness month, a good time to take stock of our children's well-being, and also to reflect on what we can do better to help them adapt to challenges they may be experiencing.Mental illness among children and adolescents is a significant issue and many people are unaware of the extent of the problem. Here are some interesting facts from NAMI, an advocacy organization: 20 percent of youth ages 13 to 18 live with a mental health condition (that is one of [...] [...]
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