12 hrs ago
A Journey of Music: Bandarama! Travels from Elementary To High School Musicians
The bleachers were packed on both levels of Belmont High School's Wenner Field House Monday, Dec. 9, filled with parents, siblings, friends and school officials anticipating the night's event.
22 hrs ago
Election Day, Free Cosmetology Workshop at the Beech, Storytime at the Benton
2. The Beech Street Center , at 266 Beech St., is holding a pair of "Looking Good for the Holidays" workshops in which professional cosmetologists will demonstrate how to use makeup to highlight your natural beauty.
Belmont Votes Today: Special General Election for US Representative
Today Belmont joins the cities and towns within the 5th US Congressional District for a Special General Election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of U.S. Rep. Edward Markey.
Letters to Editors - 12/9/2013
Dear Groong readers, We bring to your attention the following letters we've received.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Need a Ride to Vote? The Belmont League of Women Voters Will Help
There's a general Special Election Tuesday, Dec. 10 to replace Edward Markey as US Representative for Massachusetts' 5th district.
Belmont Fire Log: Garage Destroyed In Vehicle Fire
Flur foul up Dec. 1 - Six minutes after 2 p.m., the entire company of Belmont Fire was sent to a Common Street residence for a report of smoke inside the house.
Belmont Under Winter Weather Advisory; Traveling Hazardous During AM Commute
A winter weather advisory has been issued for Belmont and Northeast Massachusetts and will remain in effect until 1 p.m., Monday Dec. 9, according to National Weather Service in a bulletin released at 3:20 a.m. Overnight snow will change to sleet and freezing rain from south to north during the morning commute before turning to rain this afternoon.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Book about Massachusetts rescue dog will warm your holiday at a discounted rate
Now available at a Special 20% Off Holiday Discount Rate Makes a great gift or stocking stuffer for animal lovers of all ages.
Civil War Christmas at Homer Holiday House this Weekend
Lovers of history, elegant historic homes and iconic American artist Winslow Homer will enjoy a 1863-themed holiday open house at the Homer House set in the Belmont mansion that inspired Homer's early art and life.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Budget 2014: Good News From the State Could Ease Belmont's Budget Crunch
It was news that Michael Widmer has been unaccustomed in delivering in his annual presentation to the Belmont Warrant Committee, the town's fiscal watchdog, on the coming year's state budget.
Holiday Concert at Perkins, Sen. Brownsberger Office Hours, Cape Breton Music
On Sunday at 3 p.m. or Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. for seasonal classics, handbell ensembles, and cheerful music from around the world, including a Venezuelan Christmas carol in Spanish and a Chanukah song in Hebrew.
Fighting the Holiday Blues, Burbank Book Fair Today, Benton Open Late
Among the many honors in his distinguished career is receiving the highest award from the Association of Death Education Counseling, one of only three professionals to do so.
Fog Didn't Stop Santa Finding Belmont for 'Turn on the Town' Celebration
It was just as warm in Belmont as it was in Los Angeles Thursday evening, Dec. 5, causing a thin blanket of fog to arise but that did not prevent Santa from arriving on time to the 23rd annual "Turn on the Town" celebrations in Belmont Center.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Baghdady Ponders a Run For Selectmen
One of the favorite annual games Belmont residents play - actually, it's popular in nearly all communities in the US - is speculating who is interested in filling one of the town's elected positions especially when an open seat become available.
Studies show prayer has positive emotional effects
"People turn to prayer 'as a coping response to the high demands in life' and are rewarded with increased strength and ability to resist temptation," according to the Daily Mail 's report on a study by German researchers.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
So Long, MCAS; Hello, PARCC: Belmont Schools To Field Test New Exam Standard
It has become a well-known process for most students and parents in Belmont schools; MCAS - the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System - the spring paper-and-pencil test many students prepare for and take that determines how Belmont students are performing against state standards.
All About Gift Cards and Holiday Exchanges, Community Path in the Gallery, Sing-Along with Julie
Just in time for holiday gift-giving and redeeming and more. a As part of its new branding effort, Belmont Light - the new moniker for the town's century old electrical utility the Belmont Municipal Light Department - has a brand new web page and it's pretty impressive.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
New Restaurant to Open at Nourish Location
As of next spring there will be a new Italian bistro restaurant in town. The Lexington Board of Selectmen approved a liquor license transfer for il Casale from the Nourish restaurant during the meeting Monday night.
Beech Street Center's Craft Fair Brings in the Crowds
A steady stream of participants paid their $1 and made their way through tables of crafts and art at the 12th annual Belmont Council on Aging's Holiday Craft Fair that took place at the Beech Street Center on Saturday, Nov. 30, part of Small Business Saturday in Belmont.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Keeping It All in the Family
I t is probably every practice owner's dream to have their son or daughter follow in their footsteps into the profession of optometry and become a partner in their practice.