Positive Energy, BHS Musicians Present a Belmont Musical Collaboration Saturday Night

The cold and snow got you down? Need a much needed lift to your spirits? Then head over to the Cultural Hall of the LDS Meetinghouse at 15 Ledgewood Place tonight Saturday night, Feb. 28 between 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. for a concert and dance party dubbed My Generation: A Belmont Musical Collaboration. Sponsored by the […]

Watertown/Belmont Hockey Begins Playoffs Saturday Vs Andover

On Saturday, Feb. 28 at 12:30 p.m., the 4th-seed Watertown/Belmont combined high school Girls’ Ice Hockey team (18-3-1) will face off against the 13th-ranked Andover High (11-6-2) in the first-round playoff game of the MIAA Div. 1 state championships.  The game will be held at the Ryan Skating Rink in Watertown.

Despite No Snow in Forecast, Belmont’s Limited Parking Ban Still in Effect

While the next few days will see highs in the 30s and sunny skies, the impact of more than 90 inches of snow continues as most Belmont side streets continue to be single-lane roads. For that reason, the Belmont Police advises residents that the Limited Parking Ban will remain in effect until further notice. Under the ban, parking […]

What to Know About Voting in the Belmont Town Election

The annual town election is fast coming upon residents, only five weeks on Tuesday, March 3. Here are some of the basic facts for Belmontians to know on voting on April 7 from Ellen Cushman, the Belmont Town Clerk. Who can vote in Town Elections? Any Belmont resident who is 18 years or older and a citizen […]

Belmont Girls’ Hoops Takes Down Bedford in Thriller, Heads to Semis vs Watertown

Did you miss Thursday night’s Girls’ Basketball Div. 2 North quarterfinals at Bedford High? Oh, I feel sorry for you. In a game that could have been lost in so many ways – questionable calls, missed shots, a quicker and fresher opponent – 15 girls from Belmont High School willed themselves with guts, determination and […]

Obituary: Robert Sullivan, Former Belmont High Asst. Principal, Dies at 84

Photo: Belmont High School Assistant Principal Robert Sullivan in 1971. Robert D. Sullivan, a Belmont educator who knew generations of Belmont students serving as assistant principal at Belmont High School for nearly a quarter of a century, died suddenly on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Sullivan celebrated his 84th birthday on Feb. 17. A moment of silence was afforded […]

Sold in Belmont: What Would You Have Bought? The Renovated Condo or One of the Smallest Houses in Town

A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 68 Unity Ave. #1 Condominium (1924) Sold: $489,750. Listed at $439,900. Living area: 1,018 sq.-ft. 6 rooms, 2 bedrooms, 1 baths. On the market: 33 days. • 33 Knox St. Ranch (1957) Sold: $526,000. Listed at $549,000. Living area: 1,027 sq.-ft. 4 rooms, 2 bedrooms, 1 baths. On the market: 92 days. The town residential properties that sold last week in Belmont are similar in […]

Limited Tickets Remain For Foundation for Belmont Education’s Spring Fling

Photo: The highly entertaining Neal Fay will be this year’s auctioneer at the Foundation for Belmont Education’s 16th annual Spring Dinner. Don’t be left out in the snow: a limited number of tickets are still available to the Foundation for Belmont Education’s 16th annual Spring Dinner set for Saturday, March 21. And it would be wise to […]

Second-Half Explosion Propel Belmont Girls’ Hoops Past Danvers in Playoff Opener

A newspaper sports columnist predicted that the best opening round girl’s basketball playoff game would be between Belmont High and visiting Danvers. And the journalist’s forecast was right on … for the first half. Leading Danvers, 26-24, after the first 18 minutes, Belmont’s vaunted defense and the scoring prowess of one of its youngest players allowed the Marauders […]

Suffolk DA: Belmont Teen Arraigned Tuesday on Gun Charges

The Belmont teenager arrested on firearm charges in Boston on Saturday morning was arraigned in Roxbury Municipal Court on Tuesday, Feb. 24, according to Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley.  Kenneth Madden, described by Conley as “a high school student from Belmont” was charged before Judge David Weingarten on charges of unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession […]