No Deal as Selectmen Await Financing Proof From Cushing Village Developer

Photo: An earlier version of the building that will be built at the community  Not yet. Despite taking out demolition permits and hiring a Needham-based firm to take down the abandoned buildings, the developer of the proposed Cushing Village multi-use complex still doesn’t hold the deed for the commuter parking lot at Williston and Trapelo roads of the $80 million project as the […]

Belmont Savings Surpasses $1.5 Billion in Assets

Photo: Belmont Savings Bank. Business in Belmont is good, according to the latest financial filing from the parent company of Belmont Savings Bank. According to second quarter data released on Thursday, July 23, BSB Bancorp, Inc., saw assets under management pass the $1.5 billion threshold as year-to-date earnings increasing by nearly 75 percent. By June 30,  total assets were $1.55 billion, […]

Belmont Yard Sales, July 25 – 26

Photo: Yard sales in Belmont. Yard sales in the “Town of Homes.”  • 34 Benjamin Rd., Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and July 26, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. • 60 Channing Rd., Saturday, July 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. • 25 Elm St., Saturday, July 25, 9 a.m. to noon. • 12 Franklin St., Saturday, July 25, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. • 27 Payson Rd., Sunday, July 26, […]

For Stone, Taking A Gap To Focus on the Practice of Programming

Photo: Jack Stone showing elementary age students is app for the classroom. By Mengjia Xu Wearing a black T-shirt and white pants, Jack Stone – who graduated from Belmont High School in June – is both informal and approachable, just like the apps he creates. (An app is a software program that’s designed to perform a specific function directly for the user, such as […]

Meyer Conducts Chamber Concert Sunday at the Beech

Photo: Nathaniel Meyer. Belmont High School alumnus Nathaniel Meyer conducts the Athena Orchestra Chamber Players in a “Summer String Serenade” on Sunday, July 26 at 2 p.m. at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St.  Meyer, a 2013 Yale graduate who concentrated in German Studies and Music, will lead the ensemble in the free concert featuring music by Mozart, Elgar, Sibelius, Bach […]

Belmont Health Issues Warning on Mosquitos as West Nile Virus Detected

Photo: What to watch out for. It’s nearing mid-summer and with the recent rainstorms that passed through the region, it’s certain that in time at all, outdoor activities will be impacted by an influx of mosquitoes. The Belmont Department of Health has issued this press release to warn residents of the danger the insect can inflict on people: The […]

You’re Invited! New Underwood Pool Party Set for Aug. 8

Photo: Invitation to Belmont’s big pool party, You’re invited to Belmont’s biggest pool party of the year as the town celebrates the opening of the New Underwood Pool. After years of planning, a debt exclusion vote and a last-minute fund raiser in September to save the original proposal, the $5.3 million two pool complex with a pair of […]

Sold in Belmont: Classical Colonials Hit Seven-Figure Sales Price

Photo: The quintessential Belmont Colonial, this one located between School and Goden on Washington Street. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes.” 171-173 Beech St., Triple decker (1912). Sold: $925,000. Listed at $ 950,000. Living area: 3,516 sq.-ft. 16 rooms, 6 bedrooms, 3 bath. On the market: 56 days. 153 Washington St., Center-entrance, hip-roof […]

Two Years Late: Cushing Village Taking First Step Towards Construction

Photo: The municipal parking lot up for sale in Cushing Square is adjacent Starbucks. Exactly two years to the day after the town’s Planning Board approved a special permit granting him permission to begin construction, the developer of the troubled Cushing Village complex will be before town officials early next week seeking to purchase a critical piece of town-owned property so […]