Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Second time as a principal candidate in Belmont for Lexington educator doing double duty.
Ellen Quirk patiently waited outside the Wellington Elementary's lunch room Monday night, Oct. 23, watching as parents and students wandered in around 7 p.m. ready to fire questions at one of the two finalist to succeed Amy Wagner to become the Wellington's new principal. But for the teacher and administrator at Lexington's Bowman Elementary, Belmont has been a destination she knows something about. Quirk's husband is a past Belmont resident and attended the "old" Wellington school as a student coming away with many great memories there. She also was a finalist to be the Burbank Elementary's principal two years ago. "This is a bit like a homecoming with my husband having been at the 'old' school and this is my second time to experience …
Saturday, April 14, 2012
The what, when and where of Patriots' Day weekend along Battle Road nearby Belmont in Lexington, Lincoln and Concord.
Patriots' Day weekend is almost upon us, and everyone knows what that means: Parades, patriotism and people and the smell of sulfur in the morning. There are several reenactments of running battles and midnight rides, along with performances, pancake breakfasts and even a Patriots Ball all within minutes of Belmont Flip through the photos above. Information about each event is included in the caption of images captured last year. Or, find scroll down to find event information in an easy-to-scan list below. A few other places to check out include the Concord Museum, Minute Man National Historical Park's Visitors Center, the National Heritage Museum and Lexington's three historic houses: Buckman Tavern, Munroe Tavern and the Hancock-Clarke …
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Teen only person arrested at an "unauthorized" holiday get-together.
Last night in Lexington, a Belmont teen learned the hard way that the Beastie Boys don't always offer sage advice. In fact, when you're underaged and at an unauthorized and increasingly loud gathering on a Monday night in Lexington, fighting for your right to party is probably going get you arrested. Just after 11:15 p.m. last night, Feb. 20, Lexington Police responded to a report of a loud house party at a Wood Street residence and arrived to find an unauthorized party at the home. As the responding officers attempted to break up the gathering, attendees attempted to flee the scene, but one Belmont teen allegedly "got a little rambunctious" and would up getting arrested. Jesse W. Larson, 17, of 23 Douglas Rd., Belmont, was arrested and …
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Print the attached flyer and get 20 percent off your total purchase and help the schools.
This time when you buy an apple for the teacher, you'll be helping the Belmont schools keep essential programs open and enhance student’s education. Tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 16, Lexington's Wilson Farm will be holding a "Shop at Wilson Farm Day" to help the Belmont Public Schools. Participation couldn’t be easier: Print the attached flyer (pdf file) and presented it at checkout any time Thursday and Wilson Farm will donate 20 percent of total pre-tax purchase directly to Belmont Schools. Last year, similar events at Wilson Farm raised more than $18,000 for local schools in the area. Wilson Farm is located at 10 Pleasant St. in Lexington, about a mile over the Belmont town line.