The Week in Review: Playground Funded, Administrator Interviews Set
Events that occurred in the past week in Belmont.
Belmont Superintendent Thomas Kingston reported to the School Committee that the public-private partnership created to build a new playground at the Butler Elementary School has met its goal and the project was now "fully funded." The effort has raised more than the $168,000 projected, helped by a pair of large donations by two residents.
The trio of candidates seeking to become Belmont's next Town Administrator will be interviewed by the Board of Selectmen on May 29.
In a thrilling match in New York City that was broadcast across the country, Belmont High's Economics team won the National Economics Challenge, and were crowned national champions.
The Memorial Day celebrations got underway as Belmont High School honored not only those veterans who have served their country but two of their classmates who have enlisted into the United States armed forces.
Belmont High School seniors have given nearly 10,000 hours in community service and several of those gave the most were recognized at a ceremony.
Belmont High School Girls' Lacrosse team will have a home playoff game despite losing their last game of the season. In addition, Boys' and Girls' tennis and Baseball made the post season.