How Many Millionaires Can Belmont Hold? Not As Much as Lexington

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Belmont is known as the “Town of Homes.” Well, you can add “and some Millionaires” to that motto. Thanks to the good people at the Boston Business Journal (“The Massachusetts towns and cities with the most million-dollar earners (BBJ DataCenter)” Dec. 16, 2014) who spent a few minutes poking about in the state’s Department of […]

New Year’s Eve: MBTA (Very Late) Schedule, First Night and the Library Closing Early

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It’s New Year’s Eve and Belmont residents are preparing for the celebration by stocking up for house parties, heading to Boston for performances and fireworks or just staying home. Here’s some information you can use before heading out (or in) tonight. First Night Boston 2015 takes place all day in Boston with artistic events and […]

Depleted Belmont Boys’ Basketball Falls to Billerica, 66-60, for First Loss

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Despite 35 points and double digits rebounds from senior center Adam Kleckner and a late run led by fellow senior Ben Lazenby, the Belmont High School Boys Basketball could not recover from a “lousy” first quarter and suffered its first defeat of the season to undefeated Billerica High, 66-60, at Wenner Field House on Monday afternoon, Dec. 29. […]

Sweet Peach Deal Turns Sour as Eatery’s Future Up In The Air

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In the reversal of what was called “a done deal,” the Sweet Peach Diner will not be changing ownership just yet.  At an administrative action this morning, Tuesday, Dec. 30, the Belmont Board of Selectmen approved a “Common Victualler’s” license – which allows a business to operate – for the eatery located at 628 Trapelo Rd.  But the […]

Town Administrator Kale To Receive Second Three-Year Contract

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Receiving four-and-a-half (out of five) stars on the review and ranking website Yelp says a lot about how people think of a business or service. You can add Belmont’s Town Administrator David Kale to that high-standard list as the official who manages the day-to-day operations of the town’s departments received an enthusiastic annual evaluation from […]

Get Your Tickets Now for the Marauders Trip to ‘The Garden’ on Jan. 10

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It’s a trip of a basketball lifetime: Belmont High’s Boys’ Basketball will travel to the TD Bank Garden on Saturday, Jan. 10 to take on Somerville High as part of the 2015 Good Sports Invitational. And you can join the Marauders as they play under more championship banners than any other arena in the country as fans will be treated to a […]

Under Wraps: Winterizing the Underwood Pool Construction Site

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They are wrapping up the construction of the Underwood Pool; not as in “finishing the job” but literally wrapping the site in plastic tarp as the contractor, New England Builders and Contractors of Methuen, prepares for a winter of building the project. New England Builders said at a public meeting in November it would work through the winter including pouring concrete […]

Belmont Boys’ Swimming Already Making a Splash this Season

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A dedicated group of seniors joined by a crop of energetic underclassmen has the Belmont High School Boys’ Swimming team off to a confident start of the 2014-15 season. After winning its first duel meets by significant margins against Arlington on Tuesday, Dec. 22 and Burlington a week earlier, Belmont Head Coach Bobby Reardon has […]

This Week: Funny Magic Show, an Old-Fashioned Mixer Tuesday With Sensibility Friday

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• The Belmont Board of Selectmen will be meeting at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 30 at Town Hall for some executive sessions and end-of-the-year approvals. • The Benton Library, Belmont’s independent- and volunteer-run library, will hold Story Time at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 30. Stories and crafts for children age 3 to 5. Parents or caregivers must attend. Siblings […]

Sold in Belmont: Haircuts for List Prices on All Homes in Belmont

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A weekly recap of residential properties bought in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 10 Wood Rd. “A mish-mash” Colonial “on steroids” (2006), Sold for: $997,000. Listed at $1,159,000. Living area: 3,661 sq.-ft. 10 rooms, 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths. On the market: 95 days. • 29-31 Flett Rd. Two-family (1939), Sold for: $600,000. Listed at $659,900. Living area: 2,112 sq.-ft. 11 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths. On the market: 101 days. • 51 Berwick St. #1. […]