This Week: Farmers Market Reopens, Chenery Concerts, Retiring Teachers

Photo: Belmont Farmers Market. On the government side of “This Week”: The Board of Zoning Appeals will meet on Tuesday, June 9, at 7 p.m. on the third floor of the Homer Building (in the Town Hall Complex) to take up a special permit request from Rebecca Pizzi to allow a child care business to be run out of 92 […]

Belmont High Graduates 275 Newly-Minted Alumni from Class of ’15

Photo: Caps flying during the 2015 graduation at Belmont High School. “Bittersweet,” is how Lisa Castagno would feel watching her daughter, Olivia, receive her diploma along with 274 of her classmates during graduation ceremony for the Class of 2015 at Belmont High School on Sunday afternoon, June 7. “I’m really happy but sad,” said Castagno, […]

Belmont Boys, Girls Track In the Top Ten in East Divisional Meet

Photo: Belmont’s girls relay team in action.  In the best combined day in recent memory, the Belmont High School Boys’ and Girls’ Spring Track teams powered their way to top-ten finishes in the East Division 3 championships held Wednesday, June 3 in Durfee, Mass. Led by a pair of second-place finishes by sophomore Julia Cella […]

Belmont Yard Sales: June 6–7

Photo: Yard sales in the “Town of Homes.”  • 141 Fairview Ave., Saturday, June 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. • 30 Moraine St., Saturday, June 6, and Sunday, June 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. • 5 Pearl St., Saturday, June 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. • 61 Spring Valley Rd., Saturday, June 6, from 9 a.m. to noon. • 116 Sycamore St., Saturday, June 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  

This Weekend: Coffeehouse Friday, Power Recitals, Chamber Concert Sunday

Photo: • The final Second Friday Coffeehouse concert featuring an Evening with Richard Curzi & Positive Energy will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 5 – which happens to be the first Friday of the month – at the First Church in Belmont, Unitarian Universalist, 404 Concord Ave. Joining the ensemble on stage will be Belmont High […]

On the Rebuilt Street That You Live: Town’s Roads Repair List for 2016

Photo: Palfrey Street. Palfrey Road is one of the worst conditioned streets in Belmont. Due to the steady amount of traffic – many vehicles use the roadway as a convenient detour onto Trapelo Road bypassing the Cushing Square lights – and the unlevel pitch of the road, the thoroughfare’s road surface running between Common Street and […]

Baseball: Belmont, Bartels Show Their Best Beating Wilmington in Playoff Opener

Photo: Junior Cole Bartels pitching Belmont to first-round victory over Wilmington. Belmont High School Baseball played its best game of the season at the most opportune time as the Marauders handed hosts Wilmington High School Wildcats an 8-1 loss in a first-round of the Division 3 North Sectional playoffs played under sunny skies on Thursday afternoon, […]

Sold in Belmont: Condos on the Move As Spring Market Heats Up

Photo: 14 Locust St. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes.” • 68 Unity Ave., #2. Condominum (1924). Sold: $504,000. Listed at $490,000. Living area: 1,152 sq.-ft. 6 rooms, 2 bedrooms, 1 baths. On the market: 46 days. • 14 Locust St., Center-entrance Colonial (1933). Sold: $1,050,000. Listed at $979,000. Living area: 2,198 sq.-ft. 9 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bath. On the […]

Possible Policy Change Could See Money Heading for Sidewalk Repair

Photo: Sidewalk in need of repair. Town Meeting member Catherine Bowen came to the microphone to ask a question on the Capital Budget at the annual gathering on Wednesday, June 3. If the town was spending in fiscal 2016 the largest amount ever on road resurfacing at $2.55 million – so much so, said Capital […]

Belmont Town Meeting, Segment B, Night 2

Photo: Moderator Mike Widmer. 7 p.m.: Welcome to hopefully the final night of Belmont’s annual Town Meeting. Tonight, capital budget appropriations will be highlighted as will a reconsideration of the solar power article which was indefinitely delayed in May. 7:11 p.m.: And the meeting starts with a shout out by Moderator Mike Widmer on all […]