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Most Recent Episode Decoding Dyslexia Information Session: 11/18/17

Decoding Dyslexia Massachusetts and Decoding Dyslexia Belmont present an information session with presentations by three dyslexia researchers: Dr. Nadine Gaab, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School; Dr. Charles Haynes, Professor for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the School of Health an Rehabilitation Sciences at MGH; and Dr. Melissa Orkin, Program Director of the Center for Reading and Language Research at Tufts University.

Episodes

Decoding Dyslexia Information Session: 11/18/17

Decoding Dyslexia Massachusetts and Decoding Dyslexia Belmont present an information session with presentations by three dyslexia researchers: Dr. Nadine Gaab, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School; Dr. Charles Haynes, Professor for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the School of Health an Rehabilitation Sciences at MGH; and Dr. Melissa Orkin, Program Director of the Center for Reading and Language Research at Tufts University.

1919: December 2017

A short video about a historic home built in 1919 and owned by the Bruzzese Family.

Flag Retirement Ceremony: 10/14/17

A ceremony of retiring old flags, presented by the Belmont Veterans Service Office and Belmont Boy Scout Troop 66 Eagle Scout Candidate Robert Mountain.

Belmont Woman's Club Presents: 11/15/17

Belmont Woman's Club hosts an hour with Jim Braude of WGBH's Boston Public Radio at Belmont Town Auditorium

"All The Facts" with Belmont S.P.O.R.T.: Fall 2017

Part of the "Lights, Camera, Action!" program with Belmont S.P.O.R.T. participants interview Fire Chief David Frizzell and tour the Belmont Fire Department. Fall 2017.

Talk of the Town: BPD and DPW

Steve Rosales tours the Belmont Police Department and Department of Public Works buildings.

Belmont, Coyotes, and You: 10/26/17

Belmont's Animal Control Officer John Maguranis presents an informational seminar on coyotes.

Belmont Festival Orchestra: 06/01/17

Belmont Festival Orchestra presents a concert at the Beech Street Center on June 1, 2017. Music numbers include: Glinka's "Overture to Ruslan & Lyudmila" and Wagner's "Tannhauser Overture." Conducted by Nathaniel Meyer, featuring piano soloist Sasha Beresovsky.

Pet Photography Presentation: 2017

Presentation with Blue Amrich of "Beyond the Fence Adventure Dog Photography" on pet photography and tips to take better pictures of your dogs.

Meet Belmont: 08/29/17

2017 Annual Meet Belmont.

Belmont Festival Orchestra: 06/02/17

The Belmont Festival Orchestra presents a concert at the First Church in Cambridge on June 2, 2017. Conducted by Belmont resident Nathaniel Meyer. Solo Pianist: Sasha Beresovsky.

Purple Heart Day : 08/07/17

Purple Heart Day Observance and Recognition Ceremony at the Belmont Public Library on August 7th, 2017. Features Colonel Michael Callanan (USMC retired) and Belmont Veterans Memorial representative Bill McEvoy. Hosted by Bob Upton, Belmont Veterans Service Officer.

Brendan's Home Run 5k: 06/18/17

The annual Brendan's Home Run 5k Race, which honors the memory of Belmont athlete Brendan Grant.

Wine and Moonshine Made Easy

Ottavio Forte demonstrates how to make wine and moonshine at a session of the Middlesex County Beekeepers Association (MCBA).

Belmont Town Day: 05/20/17

Coverage of Belmont's Annual Town Day.

Constructing Summer Solace: 2017

Documentary produced by Frederique Rigoulot as part of the "Rock the Doc" Course. 2017.

Voices of the Blue Heron Trail: 2017

Documentary produced by William Bonney for the "Rock the Doc" Documentary course. 2017.

Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony: 05/29/17

Belmont's Annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony.

Sustainable Belmont: 04/05/17

A presentation on the Pay As You Throw Program. Speakers include Carolyn Dann, from Massachusetts Dept. of Environmental Protection, and Steve Lisaukas from Waste Zero, a consulting firm specializing in municipal waste solutions.

Talk of the Town: 03/21/17

Belmont Vision 21 Implementation Committee presents "Talk of the Town." Speakers include Clayton Christensen, Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School; Elissa Ely, Creator of the WBUR Remembrance Project; Alfie Kohn, Author and Lecturer on Education, Parenting and Human Behavior; and Rupal Patel, CEO and Founder of VocaliD. The event was hosted by Jane Clayson Johnson, Journalist, Writer and Radio Host.

Belmont Chinese New Year Gala 2017: 01/28/17

The Belmont Chinese American Association presents its Chinese New Year Gala at Chenery Middle School in Feb. 2017.

Belmont Public Library: 2/7/17 - Public Forum

The Trustees of the Belmont Public Library, the Feasibility Study Committee, and architect Stewart Roberts presented the path forward for the library in an open public forum last week. Watch and learn about each plan for the future for your library and how it may affect you and your family's library needs.

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast: 01/16/17

Belmont's Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast. Keynote speaker: Dorothy Stoneman, founder of YouthBuild. Also featured at the event was a panel of METCO alumnae.

Hands Around the Pond: 12/17/16

The Stand Up for Safety and Civility presents "Hands Around the Pond," an event bringing together Belmont residents to join hands around Clay Pit Pond, symbolizing their support for those targeted in hate crimes.

Fall Stroll: 9-24-16

Belmont Center's grand reopening, celebrating the completion of the center's reconstruction project

Meet Belmont: 8-30-16

Belmont's annual information night at Chenery Middle School Cafeteria. Sydney Matzko interviews Town organization and club representatives at Meet Belmont. Camera operator: Ottavio Forte.

Trapelo Rd. & Belmont St. Reconstruction Ribbon Cutting: 9-30-16

Ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the completion of construction on Trapelo Road and Belmont Street.

Studio Cinema 95th Anniversary Special: 9/22/2016

Jeanne Widmer speaks with owner/operator Jim Bramante about the Studio Cinema

Purple Heart Day: 8-7-16

Belmont's first annual celebration of Purple Heart Day.

Belmont Memorial Ceremony: 6-18-16

Belmont's Annual Memorial Ceremony for those who sacrificed their lives for this country. This ceremony was held on June 18, 2016.

All the Facts: 2016

Video projects produced by members of Belmont S.P.O.R.T. Includes interviews at Wheel Works and Nick's Place II.

Integration Nation: Dr. Susan Eaton & Lindsey Rinder: 6/29/2016

Dr. Susan Eaton, Director of the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy at Brandeis University, talks about her book Integration Nation: Immigrants, Refugees, and America at its Best. Also featuring Lindsey Rinder, Director of English and English Language Learning in the Belmont Public Schools speaks about the languages and demographics of Belmont Public Schools

Brendan's Home Run 5k Race: 6-19-16

The 15th annual Brendan's Home Run 5k Race. This event is presented by the Brendan Grant Foundation which honors the memory of BHS student and baseball player Brendan Grant. The foundation supports Belmont and the Greater Boston community through scholarships and funding sports programs for young adults.

Belmont Booster All-Stars vs. New England Patriots: Charity Basketball

Belmont locals make up an All-Star basketball team to take on members of the New England Patriots in this charity event to raise money for the Belmont Booster Club.

Purple Heart Community Recognition Ceremony: 4-22-16

The Town of Belmont is recognized as a Purple Heart Community by the Military Order of the Purple Heart during a ceremony held on April 22, 2016 at the Belmont Public Library.

One Book One Belmont: Anita Diamant 04/26/16

One Book One Belmont features author Anita Diamant. She speaks about her book The Boston Girl.

A Path Appears - Jimmy Tingle Interviews

Comedian Jimmy Tingle interviews representatives of the local organizations receiving the benefit of this year's "A Path Appears" fundraiser. Jimmy Tingle will be performing a fundraiser event for the Belmont Food Pantry, Belmont METCO, and the Bristol Lodge in Waltham on Saturday May 7th at the Belmont High School

Muslims in America - Hearing Their Story

Belmont Against Racism, the Belmont Human Rights Commission, Beth El Temple Center Social Action Committee, First Church in Belmont, Unitarian Universalist Social Action Committee, and the Belmont Religious Council present:
MUSLIMS IN AMERICA:
HEARING THEIR STORY, WHAT WE NEED TO KNOW TO COUNTER BIGOTRY.

Moderator:
Dr. David Alper, Belmont Religious Council.

Speakers:
Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim & Islamic Religion and Cultures - Harvard University

Shannon Erwin, Attorney & Executive Director, Muslim Justice League

Dr. Asif Razvi, Outreach Committee of The Islamic Center of Boston, Wayland

Homecoming Celebration for Becca Pizzi

Homecoming Parade for Belmont's own Becca Pizzi, World Marathon Challenge Winner.

Belmont WWI Memorial Re-Dedication

Belmont WWI Memorial Re-Dedication on Veteran's Day 11/11/15.

Norman Katz Lecture: Belmont High School 05/22/13

Former military attache to the U.S. Secret Service, Norman Katz witnessed the assassination of President Kennedy in 1963. Katz came to Belmont High School to speak in May of 2013, the 50th anniversary year of the shooting. Incidentally, the Marathon bombings and apprehension of the alleged perpetrator had just transpired and Katz tied that in to his presentation. While outspoken on many aspects of the Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon presidencies, Katz rigidly adheres to the status quo version (the government's version) of the Kennedy assassination. Nonetheless, he offers a detailed and often graphic account of his time in the Secret Service replete with rarely seen images relating to the assassination.

Belmont Solar Policy Discussion: 3-2-15

Roger Wrubel discusses solar policies with Karl Rabago, executive director of the Pace Energy and Climate Center at Pace Law School.

Belmont Car Wash 50th Anniversary: 6-21-14

A short video on the Belmont Car Wash 50th Anniversary Celebration. Includes interviews with the owners and managers of the car wash.

Belmont Citizens Forum: Water Trouble: 9-10-15

On September 10, The Belmont Citizens Forum hosted a stormwater forum titled “Water Trouble” featuring panelists familiar with the proposed regulations. They were Ralph Jones, managing director of Cadmus consultants; Wayne Chouinard, Arlington town engineer, and Matthew Shuman, Watertown town engineer; Julie Dyer Wood, director of projects at the Charles River Watershed Association; Patrick Herron, deputy director of the Mystic River Watershed Association; and John C. Swallow, founder of Environmental Sciences, Pine & Swallow Environmental.

The Many Faces of Homelessness: 4-26-15

A forum on homelessness featuring a panel of representatives of various agencies on homelessness and a panel of legislators. Also included are testimonials from the formerly homeless and a speech by keynote speaker Libby Hayes, Executive Director of Homes for Families.

The Many Faces of Homelessness: 4-26-15

A forum on homelessness featuring a panel of representatives of various agencies on homelessness and a panel of legislators. Also included are testimonials from the formerly homeless and a speech by keynote speaker Libby Hayes, Executive Director of Homes for Families.

A Path Appears: 4-15-15

Nicholas Kristof, Co-Author of A Path Appears shares stories of inspiration with Belmont.

Clare Shea: A Dancer's Life: 2014

a documentary about the life and career of dance instructor Clare Shea.

Belmont Car Wash 50th Anniversary: 6-21-14

A short video on the Belmont Car Wash 50th Anniversary Celebration. Includes interviews with the owners and managers of the car wash.

Butler Playground: 2014

A documentary about the process of rebuilding Butler Playground from town meeting discussing to completion of construction.