Belmont’s New Underwood Pool Set To Open August 1

Photo: The “deep” pool of the new Underwood Pool under construction.  Despite a last-minute financial monkey wrench that nearly stopped the project last September and this winter’s record snowfall, it appears that summer swimming is in the cards for Belmont residents as the team building the new Underwood Pool expects to have the twin pools open […]

This Week: Patriots in Town Wednesday, Charlie Brown at the Chenery, Prom Friday

Photo: The Chenery Middle School musical, ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.’ On the government side of “This Week”: The Financial Task Force will met on Monday, May 11, at 8 a.m. in Belmont Town Hall to discuss future activities of the group. The Belmont Board of Selectmen is holding a meeting on Monday, May […]

Belmont Man Held in Cambridge Stabbing That Left Victim in Serious Condition

Photo: The Plough and Star in Cambridge. Cambridge Police arrest a Belmont man early Saturday morning, May 9, after he allegedly stabbed a man in the stomach during a fight late Friday night at the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Hancock Street near the The Plough and Stars pub in Central Square, according to multiple news outlets. Frank Fraumeni, 65, […]

In Historic Victory, Unbeaten Belmont Girls’ Track Defeats Lexington

Photo: (from left) Anoush Krafian (16.1 seconds), Rachel Berets (16.8) and Sammy Kelts (17.2) sweep the 100m high hurdles in a duel meet with Lexington.  Usually, a duel track meet between strong teams come down to the final two events; the 100 and 400 meter relays.  That wasn’t necessary on Thursday, May 7, when the undefeated Lexington High School Girls’ Track squad […]

Letter Carriers to Collect Food Donations for Belmont Food Pantry Saturday

Photo: Reilly Lubien and Patty Mihelich at the Belmont Food Pantry. This past winter, Unity Avenue’s Reilly Lubien was worried that some fellow Belmont residents might “not have supplies; you know, they might be unhydrated.”  So the Wellington Elementary kindergartener set out to collect money, first, from her parents and close relatives, then took to her mom’s […]

Belmont Mother’s Day Flower Sale Begins Friday Afternoon

Photo: Mother’s Day flowers on sale this weekend.  The Friends of Belmont Softball will be hosting their annual Mother’s Day Flower Sale at the Belmont Lions Club at the foot of the MBTA Commuter Rail station just off Common Street in Belmont Center. Come by to purchase some beautiful flowers and support the Belmont High […]

This Weekend: Ragtime Women on Saturday, Rummage Sale at First Church

Photo: Deborrah Wyndham. • Pianist Deborrah Wyndham’s program, “Ragtime Women,” concludes the Belmont Public Library’s Music on Saturday series at 3 p.m., Saturday, May 9 in the Assembly Room. Wyndham plays ragtime rarities of women ragtime composers, sharing the interesting history of the women ragtime composers who contributed to its legacy with hundreds of published rags. Wyndham performs […]

Sold in Belmont: From Stately to Stark, Spring Market Finally Blooms

Photo: 252 Common St. Belmont. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes.” • 33 Evergreen Way. Brick and frame Colonial (1967). Sold: $1,260,000. Listed at $1,199,000. Living area: 3,337 sq.-ft. 9 rooms, 5 bedrooms, 3-full, 2-partial baths. On the market: 88 days. • 21 Garfield Rd. Colonial (1937). Sold: $1,320,000. Listed at $1,195,000. Living area: 2,506 sq.-ft. 8 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. On the market: 53 days. • 53 […]

Belmont Rugby Ends Regular Season with Overwhelming Win, Playoffs Next

Photo: Belmont High School Rugby. Despite the loss of captain senior scrum back Darren Chan, Belmont High School Rugby Club dominated a good Xaverian Brothers High School squad, 34-7, in the final regular season match held at Belmont’s Harris Field on Wednesday, May 6.  Read the game recap here. The team finishes the season with five wins against […]