Sports: Belmont Football’s Streak Reaches 3 with 21-2 Win Over Boston Latin

It’s official; Belmont High School Football is in the midst of a winning streak. In the penultimate game of the 2014 season, senior running back Max Jones scored three touchdowns while the defense created four turnovers as the Marauders have run off three-consecutive victories by defeating visiting Boston Latin, 21-2, on Friday night, Nov. 14. “I’m really proud at […]

Sports: Fall Season Ends with a Bang on the Gridiron, Park and Pool

It’s only appropriate with the return of frost to town that the fall athletic season is wrapping up. For Belmont, it does so with a bang as Belmont teams and individuals will be seeking glory on this final weekend. • Belmont High School Football will be in search of something they have not accomplished in years; a winning […]

This Weekend: Saturday’s Ski Exchange, Printmakers’ Show Friday Night

• The Belmont Gallery of Art is holding a special Friday Night showing today, Friday, Nov. 14 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. of it’s current exhibit, “Continental Drift: Printmakers Converge,” an exhibit of work by members of the Boston Printmakers and the Icelandic Printmakers Association. The gallery will also be open this Sunday from 1 p.m. […]

Sports: Belmont Boys’ Soccer Playoff Run Ends With Loss to Concord-Carlisle

The Belmont High School Boys’ Soccer walked off the pitch at Chelmsford High School Thursday night, Nov. 13, knowing they weren’t cheated out of a chance for victory against Concord-Carlisle Regional High School. “They were by far the best and most complete team we played all season. They were one of the few teams that […]

Eight Residents In the Running to Fill Vacant School Committee Position

A past candidate and seven other residents were named by the Belmont School Committee on Friday, Nov. 14 as the applicants seeking to fill the seat left vacant after Kevin Cunningham announced his resignation from the committee last month. The eight candidates are: Susan Burgess-Cox Tom Caputo Tara Donner Maura Fennelly Jamie Kang (who ran for the committee in 2013) Kimberly O’Mahony […]

Snow, Yes Snow, in the Forecast for Friday’s Commute in Belmont

Ugh. The National Weather Service office in Taunton issued a hazardous weather outlook at 4:27 p.m. this afternoon, Thursday, Nov. 13 for eastern Massachusetts including Belmont forecasting a “moderate probability of an inch or two of snow” beginning after midnight, Friday, Nov. 14. The resulting snow “may cause slippery travel during the Friday morning commute,” read […]

Town Meeting Amendment Challenges Belmont Center Project Financing Plan

Special Town Meeting just got a whole lot more interesting. Rather than the option of simply accepting or rejecting the financing plan for the $2.8 million Belmont Center Reconstruction Project, the 290 Town Meeting Members now have an alternative to the town-created “free cash” proposal. Read the project’s highlights here James Williams of Glenn Road and Precinct 1 submitted […]

Sold in Belmont: Belmont’s New Hill(crest) Paces Premium Price Housing

A weekly recap of residential properties bought in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 44 Hillcrest Rd. Colonial (1937), Sold for: $1,855,000. Listed at $1,795,000. Living area: 3,645 sq.-ft. 12 rooms; 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths. On the market: 50 days. • 9 Frederick St. Newly-renovated townhouse condo (1927/2013), Sold for: $679,000. Listed at $699,000. Living area: 1,563 sq.-ft. 7 rooms; 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. On […]

Field Hockey’s Coach Smith Name to Alma Mater’s Hall of Fame

When asked to describe her field hockey coach, Belmont High School senior co-captain Suzanne Noone said that Jessica Smith “is one of the most important adults I’ve had in my life.” “She taught me so much, yelling at me to keep my stick down,” laughed Noone, who was recently named a Middlesex League All-Star and will likely […]