Belmont News & Updates

Photo: Testing is around the corner By Jamal Saeh, Kate Jeffrey, Larry Schmidt The last academic year left many parents and students full of anxiety. Will remote learning work? Why can't schools start with hybrid now? How can we help remove obstacles for increased in-person learning? School started this year a little rocky despite heroic efforts […] [...]
Tue, Sep 22, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Payson Park Music Festival 2020Thank you for the wonderful illustrated article (published in the July 23 edition of the Citizen Herald) about the Payson Park Music Festival, an annual summer event that is at the top of my list of reasons why I love living in Belmont.When the coronavirus hit us and we went into quarantine my fear was that we would have no festival this year but in July the town of Belmont approved the festival under very strict rules: originally [...] [...]
Tue, Sep 22, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Helena's, an independent women's clothing store with locations in Arlington and Belmont, will mark 15 years in business this month.The fashion boutique opened its current headquarters location in Arlington Center in 2005, and recently relocated its Belmont location from Cushing Square to Leonard Street in Belmont Center. “We've expanded our stores and moved one location over the last 15 years but we've stayed true to our mission of offering [...] [...]
Tue, Sep 22, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Are you planning to vote in the presidential state election Nov. 3 this year? Do you usually like to vote in person on election day? This is certainly a different election season and different behavior will help to keep us all safe and guarantee your ballot gets counted on election day. The Massachusetts Legislature voted new entitlements in the Election Laws that allow all registered voters to vote by mail, with no excuse necessary. The Belmont Town Clerk encourages all voters of [...] [...]
Tue, Sep 22, 2020, Continue reading at the source
The Belmont Farmers' Market will be held from 2 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Belmont Center municipal parking lot. Starting in October, the market will close at 6 p.m. Vendor Profile: Merton's Maple Syrup Located five miles from the village of Putney, Vermont, Tim Merton's sugarhouse is 150 years old and still produces great maple syrup! Although there are many innovations in the sugarhouse Merton still boils with wood cut from the [...] [...]
Tue, Sep 22, 2020, Continue reading at the source