The Week to Come: One Book One Belmont Author to Speak, Mother’s Day Flowers

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• The Belmont Public Library welcomes author Nathaniel Philbrick for a talk on his award-winning book, “Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution” on Tuesday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. Winner of the 2013 New England Book Award for Nonfiction, “Bunker Hill” was selected as the 2014 One Book One Belmont selection. Philbrick’s presentation marks […]

Belmont Week in Review: Loading Dock Granted Full-Liqour License, Shea Named State Teacher of the Year

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• Brighton Street’s The Loading Dock is granted by the Belmont Board of Selectmen a sole full-liqour retail license, beating out two other applicants. The license will come with conditions including that the anticipated renovations at the convenience store (as it transforms into an “international cafe/bistro” according to owner Faud Nicolas Mukarker) are completed and the store will […]

Brighton Street’s Loading Dock Lands Full-Liqour License … with Conditions

The Loading Dock owner and Belmont resident Faud Nicolas Mukarker

Citing a chance to bring economic development to Brighton Street, the Belmont Board of Selectmen unanimously approved a full liquor license to The Loading Dock at 11 Brighton St. during a public meeting held before 90 residents and applicants at the Beech Street Center last night, Thursday, May 1. “This is what I wanted for the […]

Things to Do Today: Final One Acts, Sports Galore at Belmont High

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• The final performances of Belmont High School Performing Arts Company’s annual One Act Plays take place tonight in the High School’s Little Theater at 6 p.m. and 8:20 p.m. One Act tickets are $5 for students, $10 for adults. Tickets are on sale at Champions Sporting Goods in Belmont Center and at the door but these performances traditionally sell out […]

Belmont High’s Jeff Shea Named State’s Teacher of the Year

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Dr. Jeff Shea has been leading his students to explore the world outside of Belmont, and make a difference. Recently, Shea, a social studies teacher at Belmont High School, created a microfinance project for students in his innovative Global Leadership course, an elective open to 11th and 12th graders designed to increase students’ awareness of […]

DPW, Butler Elementary Ready to Recycle on Saturday

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Got recyclables but they won’t fit or won’t be accepted in the blue/green recycling bins? On Saturday, May 3, there will be a pair of location where you can dispose of non-toxic (those have to be recycled once a month in Lexington) materials in Belmont. • From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the DPW […]

Belmont Police Release Information on Level 3 Sex Offender

Level 3 sex offender Carl Peterson (right) talking at a public meeting last year that included Belmont Police Chief Richard McLaughlin (left)

According to state requirements on community notification, the Belmont Police Department has released information on Belmont’s only Level 3 sex offender. “[R]egistered sex offender and Belmont resident Carl Peterson is moving to 108 Clark Lane,” read the announcement released April 30. Peterson and his family currently reside on Barnard Road.  According to additional information provided by […]

Sold In Belmont: ‘Tiny’ Single-Family Clears Half-a-Million

29 Knox St. Old-style Cape (1939), Sold for: $532,500. Listed at $549,000. Living area: 1,142 sq.-ft. 5 rooms; 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. On the market: 64 days.

Here is the weekly recap of residential properties bought in the “Town of Homes.” 73-71 Lewis Rd. Two-family (1924), Sold for: $680,000. Listed at $829,000. Living area: 3,332 sq.-ft. 13 rooms; 5 bedrooms, 3 baths. On the market: 81 days. 19-21 Wilson Ave. Two-family (1915), Sold for: $710,000. Listed at $729,000. Living area: 2,372 sq.-ft. 11 rooms; […]

Things to Do Today: Curtains Rising at School Shows, Liquor Licenses Meeting, LEGO Club

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• The curtains are going up for “Guys and Dolls” presented by the students of Chenery Middle School at 7 p.m. in the Chenery’s auditorium and for Belmont High School Performing Arts Company’s annual One Act Plays at 7 p.m. in the Little Theater. “Guys and Dolls” tickets are available online and at Moozy’s at the corner of Trapelo Road and Belmont Street and […]