Sold in Belmont: Colonials, Condos and Classics Lead the Market

A weekly recap of residential properties bought in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 58 Farnham St. Exploded Colonial (1932), Sold for: $847,000. Listed at $799,000. Living area: 1,973 sq.-ft. 10 rooms; 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. On the market: 49 days. • 153 Washington St. Hip roof, center-entrance Colonial (1930), Sold for: $745,000. Listed at $799,900. Living area: 1,822 sq.-ft. 8 rooms; 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths. On the […]

Sports: Field Hockey into Quarterfinals After Mowing Over Danvers, 2-0

It was hard enough that the Belmont High School Field Hockey had to board a bus and travel for 45 minutes to play in their playoff opener against Northeastern Conference championships Danvers High School on Thursday, Oct. 30. The potential difficulties of playing on the road in the MIAA Div. 2 North sectionals were only […]

Halloween in Cushing Square, Fill UNICEF Boxes, Skeleton Army on HELLcrest

It’s Halloween and tonight, Friday, Oct. 31, little ones will be coming up to your door with the call of “Trick or treat!” Unlike many towns, there are no restrictions on when and where “tricks or treats” can occur as town officials and Belmont Police continue to rely on the good common sense of residents to […]

Town Proposes Using Free Cash Twice to Pay for Belmont Center Project

Town Meeting members will be asked next month to dip twice into the town’s “savings” account to pay for the long-awaited facelift of Belmont Center’s traffic and parking design. Under a proposal derived by town officials and Belmont’s Treasurer Floyd Carman who presented the plan to the Belmont Board of Selectmen Wednesday, Oct. 29, the […]

Get Spooked At a Pair of Halloween Events at Belmont High Today

And you thought just going to high school was scary! Two big terrifying events will be held at Belmont High School today, Thursday, Oct. 30, to get the whole family into a Halloween state of mind. For the first time, there will be a Halloween Haunted House at Belmont High School from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. All profits made from this event will go […]

Sports: Arlington-Belmont Crew Takes Top Prizes at State Fall Finals

Coming off their best ever showing at the Head of the Charles Regatta, the boys from Arlington-Belmont Club Crew – made up of students from Arlington and Belmont high schools – powered their way to an overwhelming win in the prestigious Varsity Eights event at the 2014 Massachusetts Public Schools Rowing Association’s Fall State Championships. Rowing […]

Final Farmers Market of the Season Today; Have an Apple! Sharpen Your Knives

The Belmont Farmers Market bids adieu to its ninth season as it holds its final market day today, Thursday, Oct. 30. Come down and say goodbye to your favorite vendors. Stock up for the winter. Stop by the Manager’s Tent for a free apple and fill out an survey card: Tell the organizers what you like about the Market, write a note for a vendor and say […]

Rising Enrollment, Structural Faults Puts Schools Half-a-Million in Red

It isn’t “the happiest news” the Belmont School Department wanted to give anytime, especially less than two months into the school year, said Laurie Slap, chair of the Belmont School Committee. If expenditures and trends continue on their current trajectories, the fiscal year 2015 school budget will end the year approximately $500,000 in the red, according to the school’s Director […]

Sports: Volleyball Begins Playoffs at Home on Halloween Night

The Belmont High School Volleyball team hopes they’ll be the ones receiving treats rather than being tricked as the Marauders being the MIAA Div. 2 North sectional playoffs on Halloween night hosting Danvers High School at Wenner Field House. The 15-5 Marauders are seeded 7th as they take on the 10th seed Falcons at 6 p.m., Oct. 31. Coincidentally, […]