Comparing Homes: Belmont, Mass and Belmont, Miss

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Belmont, Mississippi, located hard on the Alabama state line in the northeastern corner of the state, has everything you need for country living: wide open spaces, nearby lakes, cheap land and not that many people so you won’t feel crowded. There are barely 2,000 folks in this town – the entire school system has just […]

We’re Closed: Belmont Shuts Down for Labor Day Weekend

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The Labor Day holiday the last big get away weekend of the summer and Belmont is shutting down early. All Belmont Town offices and Belmont Light will close their doors at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29; the last early-close of the summer. Beginning Sept. 5, offices will close at 4 p.m. The Belmont Public Library will close at […]

Belmont High Ranks High in Boston Mag Ranking

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In its 2014 annual ranking of High Schools from the greater Boston region, Belmont High School is pegged at 13th by Boston Magazine in its coming September issue. This year’s ranking is 10 places higher than in 2013. The poll has placed neighboring Lexington High as the second highest ranked public high school while nearby Winchester […]

Belmont Courts Role in Attorney General Race

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Maura Healey takes a three-point shot and “swish” – nothing but net. The candidate for Massachusetts Attorney General who is battling long-time politician Warren Tolman to replace Martha Coakley (who Healey worked for as an assistant AG before resigning to run for the position) is seen taking the ball to the hoop on an outdoor […]

Sold in Belmont: Go(l)den Street Tudor Tops Seven Figures

196 Goden St. Classic brink Tudor (1938), Sold for: $1,099,000.

A weekly recap of residential properties bought in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 38-40 Falmouth St. Mulifamily (1913), Sold for: $820,000. Listed at $849,000. Living area: 3,334 sq.-ft. 11 rooms; 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths. On the market: 48 days. • 73 Scott Rd. Garrison-style colonial (1938), Sold for: $749,000. Listed at $749,000. Living area: 1,891 sq.-ft. 7 rooms; 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. On the market: 76 days. […]

Rev. Zarro Sings on Market Day in Belmont

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The summer harvest continues to come in at the Belmont Farmers Market today. Basil, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, chard, cilantro, collards, cucumbers, eggplant, garlic, green beans, kale, mint, nectarines, onions, parsley, peaches, peppers, pumpkin greens, radishes, scallions, squash blossoms, summer squash, tomatoes, turnips, yu choi and zucchini are in season. The Belmont Farmers Market is open […]

New Turf Gets First Game Use With Girls’ Soccer Tussle

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Paul Graham was in fine voice on Tuesday, Aug. 26, as his latest edition of the Belmont High School Girls’ Soccer took to Harris Field for the season’s first scrimmage against Westford Academy. “We can’t do that!” said Graham to the Belmont defenders who scurried back into position as assistant coach Stacie Marino took note of the performance of […]

New Underwood Pool in Flux as Low Bidder Leaves Belmont High and Dry

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The sudden departure of the construction company set to build the new Underwood Pool complex has left the future the town’s facility in flux as officials prepare to convene to discuss Belmont’s options in completing the project by next year. “We are disappointed that Seaver Construction decided to withdraw its bid, as we were looking […]