‘Grim’ News for Heroin Dealer Arrested in Belmont

Photo: Belmont Police K9 Officer Corey Taylor and Grim. A Boston man was arrested Friday morning, Feb. 27 by Belmont police – with a big assist from the department’s K9 officer, Grim – for allegedly selling heroin in Belmont. The arrest of Harrison Soto-Zuazo, 34, of Jamaica Plain, came after Belmont police received complaints from resident of street-level drug deals being conducted in town, […]

Selectmen, Task Force Hosting Pair of Precinct Meetings on Budget, Override

The Belmont Board of Selectmen in conjunction with the Financial Task Force will host a pair of informational precinct meetings for Town Meeting Members and interested residents on the fiscal 2016 budget, the Financial Task Force report and the Proposition 2 1/2 override ballot question. The sessions will be held at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St., on […]

This Week: Spring Concert at the High School, Child Safety, Coffeehouse and Robots

On the government side of “This Week”: The Belmont Board of Selectmen is meeting on Monday, March 2 at 7 p.m. in Town Hall to initially convene as the Board of Survey to spend a half hour talking about 863 Concord Ave. then as the board to hear an update from the Logan Community Advisory Committee about noisy […]

On the Market: A New Manse, a Ranch and a Trip Back to the ’20s

 Photo: The newest manse in Belmont. Examples of homes “on the market” in Belmont ranging from the affordable, the average and the very expensive. 529 Concord Ave. New construction, blown-out Colonial (2014). 4,954 sq.-ft. of livable space: 12 rooms, 5 bedrooms, 4 full and two partial baths. Two-car garage. Half-an-acre lot size. What’s special: Just […]

Watertown/Belmont Girls’ Hockey Slides By Andover, 2-1; Austin Prep Next on Wednesday

Photo: Watertown/Belmont’s Erin McLaughlin redirects the puck past Andover goalie Meaghan Johnson for the Mauraiders’ first goal. Goals by senior captain Erin McLaughlin and sophomore Aurora Fidler provided the margin of victory as the Watertown/Belmont combined high schools girls’ ice hockey team skated by a resilient Andover High School (19-3-1) squad in a first round match […]

Belmont Will Be Under Yet Another Snow Emergency Parking Ban at 10 PM Sunday

One last time? Please? The Belmont Police Department is issuing a Snow Emergency Parking Ban in effect from 10 p.m. Sunday, March 1, through 7 a.m., on Monday, March 2. Despite the arrival of six inches of additional snow – the totals for Boston and surrounding towns will reach nearly 100 inches by the end of Monday […]

Novelist Sarah Payne Stuart Stops to Talk ‘Guilt, God and Real Estate’ at BPL Sunday

The Friends of Belmont Public Library’s Author’s Series presents novelist Sarah Payne Stuart who will speak on her book “Perfectly Miserable: Guilt, God and Real Estate in a Small Town,” today, Sunday, March 1, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. The book is a wryly comic memoir that examines the pillars of New England WASP […]