Like New: ‘Innovative’ Designs Upgrade Police HQ, DPW At Fraction Of Cost, Time

Photo: Police Chief Richard McLaughlin in the current crowded police headquarters. Last fall, the first cost estimates to replace the outdated and dilapidated police department headquarters and crumbling Department of Public Works building came in at a staggering $50 million for both projects over 10 years. But through the innovative work of a talented Cambridge […]

Historical Society’s Annual Meeting Wednesday, May 16 Celebrates Preservation in Belmont

Photo: Joe Cornish at an earlier society’s event. Former Belmont Historical Society president Joseph Cornish will speak on  “Celebrating Historic Preservation in Belmont” at the society’s annual meeting on Wednesday, May 16 at 7 p.m. in the Assembly Room of the Belmont Public Library. The agenda includes: Election of Officers and Directors for 2018-2019 Presentation of […]

Traffic, Site Design Updates On Agenda At New High School Community Meeting May 16

Photo: Traffic on the agenda. The Belmont High School Building Committee is holding a community meeting discussing Traffic Evaluation and Site Design Update on Wednesday, May 16 at 7 p.m. at the Wellington Elementary School cafeteria, 121 Orchard St. On the agenda will be Construction Manager Introduction Traffic evaluation and site design updates Exterior design update Questions […]

After Three Years, Zoning Board OKs Dunkin’ Donut at Pleasant and Brighton

Photo: Nick Leo (left) and Attorney Joseph Noone before the Zoning Board of Appeals They will be “making the donuts” at the base of Belmont Hill as the Zoning Board of Appeals brought a three-year-long saga to an end approving a special permit allowing a well-known franchise owner to place a Dunkin’ Donuts store at […]