Jones’ 5 TDs Leads Belmont to First Home Win in 2 Years, 41-18, Over Salem

When the referees signaled the end of the Belmont/Salem football game, the Concord Avenue gate at Belmont’s Harris Field was opened and the hometown fans stormed the field in an explosion of jubilation only a few older Belmont residents could recall occurring at past football games. Players, coaches, students and parents in the South end zone had reason to […]

‘Scintillating’ Spelling By Young Wordsmiths At This Year’s Bee

Just like its namesake, the winning team at the 2014 Foundation for Belmont Education’s Spelling Bee “killed it” when it came to correctly spelling words that would stump many adults in the audience. The Killer Bees – Chenery sixth graders Oliver and Harrison Hees, Loick Marion and Ben Prenderville from teacher Bhuvana Kaushik’s homeroom – […]

Sports: Football’s Be-Witches-ing Friday Night, Boys’ Soccer Saturday in Chelsea

One week removed from Halloween, Belmont High School football welcomes a coven of witches as Salem High School swoops to Harris Field tonight, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. Salem will be seeking to break into the win column having started the season 0-8, including being shutout in their last three games. Belmont (1-7) is coming […]

Deadline Looms For Residents Interested Joining School Committee

Time is growing short for residents who are interested in joining the Belmont School Committee as the deadline for applications to fill the vacancy after Kevin Cunningham resigned last month is Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 4 p.m. The School Committee and the Selectmen will meet jointly five days later, on Monday, Nov. 17, to hear from and interview candidates before voting to […]

Sold in Belmont: To the Manor Born, a Monster Colonial

A weekly recap of residential properties bought in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 2 Radcliffe Rd. Colonial with Cape-design features (1938), Sold for: $756,625. Listed at $775,000. Living area: 1,887 sq.-ft. 8 rooms; 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths. On the market: 61 days. • 20 Wellington Ln. New construction/Colonial inspired (2014), Sold for: $2,350,000. Listed at $2,475,000. Living area: 5,701 sq.-ft. 18 rooms; 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths. On the […]

Sports: Volleyball’s Historic Journey Ends at 6-Foot, 2-Inch Roadblock

Belmont High School’s Volleyball historic journey ended Tuesday night, Nov. 4 when it ran into a six-foot, two-inch roadblock stationed in the middle of the Arlington Catholic High School court. The big obstacle Belmont faced was Cougar’s middle blocker “Demi” Fogarty, who did not just possess killer skills in a 72-inch frame but was accompanied by […]

Cushing Village Returns to Planning Board Tonight as the Developer Speaks Out

Sixteen months after receiving the go ahead to begin constructing the 167,000 square-foot, multi-use development in the heart of Belmont’s Cushing Square, the developer of Cushing Village will be back before the Belmont Planning Board tonight at 7 p.m. in Town Hall.  But don’t expect any major announcements from the first appearance by Smith Legacy Partners […]

Babysitting Safety Workshop for ‘Tweens’ on Nov. 11

Every parent wants a babysitter who knows more than just caring with their child for a few hours; they want someone who is prepared to handle the rare emergency that might occur. Professional Ambulance Center for MEDICS is offering a Safe Sitter® program for students 11 to 14 years old on Veterans Day Tuesday, Nov. 11 from […]

Photo of the Day: Making the Daily Commute a Bit Better

The daily work week crawl through Belmont Center was made a tad more tolerable this morning, Thursday, Nov. 6 by some early holiday cheer in the form of a delightful latte from the staff – Dan Ciper, Mark Fantasia and Rhyan Sullivan braved the traffic – at the Leonard Street Starbucks. Maybe, just maybe, they’ll decide to do this again […]