Belmont High Will Be In Session Tuesday Despite Early Morning Fire Monday

Photo: Crews cleaning the room where a floor cleaning machine was destroyed by fire early Monday morning, May 25. Belmont High School will be open on Tuesday, May 26, a day after a fire in a storage room next to the school’s auditorium destroyed a floor-cleaning machine and damaged the room. “The fire started shortly […]

Belmont’s Memorial Day Parade Kicks Off at 11 AM

Photo: It’s the one day of the year Belmont comes out for a parade. Marching bands from Belmont High School, and the Chenery Middle School, color guards and members from the Belmont Police and Fire departments, Veteran motorcyclist, marchers from local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts troops and veterans will all take part in the 2015 […]

What’s Opened, Closed in Belmont on Memorial Day

Photo: Memorial Day in Belmont. Today is Memorial Day, a state and federal holiday. • Federal, state, municipal offices: Closed, including the Belmont Municipal Light Department and all Town Hall offices. • Belmont Public and the Benton libraries and Belmont Public Schools: Closed. • Trash pickup is delayed by one day.  • Retail stores: Most of the larger stories are open […]

Belmont Rugby in State Championship Finals in Worcester Saturday Afternoon

Photo: Belmont High Rugby. For the third consecutive year, the Belmont High School Rugby Club will be taking the pitch in Worcester today, Saturday, May 23, in the title game of the Massachusetts Youth Rugby Organization’s sixth annual State High School Championships. Belmont meets Boston College High School at the Commerce Bank General Foley Stadium, 305 Chandler St., Worcester, […]

‘Something to Say’: Blacker Prizes Honor ‘Insight’ in Writing, and Life

Photo: The Blacker Prize winners: (from left, front) Eunice Lee, Devon Carter, Sarita Shea with English advisors (back) Nathaniel Markley and Dr. Kristin Comment. They unveiled society’s truth in the writings of a French existentialist, explored the paradigm of linguistic suppression within dystopian literature, and provide their thoughts on women, men, love and marriage in the novels of […]

Belmont Boys’ Tennis Rebuilding in Style

Photo: The 2015 season Belmont High Boys’ Tennis team.  It wasn’t a season the Belmont High School Boys’ Tennis had been hoping for. After making the team tennis post season for the past four years, the Marauders was caught in the duel predicament of being in the midst of a rebuilding year – depending on […]

Sold in Belmont: Affordability in Housing, in Threes

Photo: 14 Scott Rd., Belmont. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes.” • 20 Ericsson St. #3, Top-floor condominium (1908). Sold: $386,000. Listed at $415,000. Living area: 930 sq.-ft. 5 rooms, 2 bedrooms, 1-full bath. On the market: 58 days. • 29 Thayer Rd. Condominium (1958). Sold: $233,750. Listed at $259,900. Living area: 602 sq.-ft. 4 rooms, 1 bedrooms, 1-full bath. On […]

Confidence: Rec Dept. Selling (Reduced) Summer Pool Passes

Photo: No swimming just yet. The new Underwood Pool is not yet completed – in fact, there’s not much water in the one pool that has been finished – but the Belmont Recreation Department is confident enough that the two pool facility that’s being built over the former historic pool will be open for part of the […]

Chan Kicks Belmont Rugby into Third Consecutive State Finals in Epic Win

Photo: Senior Captain Darren Chan leading Belmont Rugby off the field Monday. The traits of a good captain lie in three “Cs”: they care about the success of the team through example and encouragement while being consistent in playing to the best of their ability at practice and in games. Finally, they must be courageous […]