Planning Board Unveils ‘Big Idea’ To Transform Waverley, So Pleasant Street

Photo: A rendering of a privately developed Belmont Public Library anchoring a mixed use development in Waverley Square.  In a presentation that if implemented would alter the face of Belmont for generations, the Planning Board last Tuesday revealed a rough draft proposal to transform Waverley Square and South Pleasant Street into vibrant urban centers while […]

Belmont Yard Sales: July 15-16

Photo: Don’t let the threat of rain keep you away from a yard sale! Here are this weekend’s yard/moving/garage sales happening in the 02478 zip code: • 9 Bradley Rd., Saturday, July 15, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  • 53 Creeley Rd., Sunday, July 16, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  • 111 Cushing Ave., Saturday, July 15, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Rain […]

West Nile Virus Found In Belmont and Cambridge

Photo: West Nile virus back in Belmont. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced today, Thursday, July 13 that West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitos recently collected from Belmont and Cambridge.  WNV is most commonly transmitted to humans by the bite of a mosquito infected with the virus. While WNV can infect people of all […]

Belmont High Bomb Threat Deemed A Hoax

Photo: Belmont High School. Units from the Massachusetts State Police and Belmont Police Department conducted a search of Belmont High School Wednesday morning, July 13, after the school district received an email bomb threat. Belmont and three schools in Waltham including the high school were targeted by threats Wednesday. On Monday, several schools in Wareham […]