4 hrs ago
Belmont's 'Black' Tuesday: Midnight Madness A Business Positive for Center Stores
It was cold Tuesday night, Dec. 10, but not enough to deter dedicated shoppers from near and far from partaking in Belmont Center's annual holiday tradition, Midnight Madness, a night of shopping from 6 p.m. until the clock strikes 12. Shop owners from both ends of Leonard Street provided discounts and savings as the night went on as well as ... (more)
6 hrs ago
Sidewalk Shoveling Bylaw Not Yet Ready for Weekend Snow 'Storm'
For those who opposed Belmont's newest bylaw requiring homeowners to lug out their shovels and clear their walks of snow after the white stuff falls, you will have reason to rejoice.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
College applicants fight stress as deadlines - and maybe rejection - loom
And right about now, when seniors who applied for early decisions are hearing from admissions offices, and others are finishing up applications due Jan. 1, the stress level hits a peak, according to those who work with students.
Belmont's Veteran Agent Set to Resign, Town Seeks Part-Time Replacement
Belmont's Veterans Services agent John Maguranis is preparing to leave his position once the town finds a replacement for his position.
A Pool of Shoes: New Underwood Pool Will Cost Taxpayers a Trip to Marshall's
If you want to know just how much Belmont homeowners will payout for a new Underwood Pool in real world terms, there is no better person to ask then Floyd Carman.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Final Interviews for Superintendent Candidates at the Chenery Tonight
One thing Belmont School Committee Chair Laurie Graham knows about the two finalists - Dr. Anne McKenzie, executive director of the Lower Pioneer Valley Educational Collaborative and John Phelan, assistant superintendent at the Milton Public Schools - to become the next Belmont School District Superintendent is that they were pretty enthused with ... (more)
Tue Dec 10, 2013
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.
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.