Sports: Graham Takes 300th Victory as Belmont Shuts Down Lexington, 1-0

Photo: Belmont High head coach Paul Graham and the team after the coach’s 300th victory. The white polo shirt said it all. “300 WINS Belmont Girls’ Soccer” It took a little longer than he had hoped, but, finally, Belmont High Girls’ Soccer head coach Paul Graham secured his 300th victory with a 1-0 shutout victory […]

This Weekend: Service Puppy-in-Training at the Library, Beth El Open House Sunday

Photo: Tyson will be at the Belmont Public Library Saturday. Working puppy at the library Meet Tyson, a puppy service dog-in-training, and hear a story and learn about what service dogs do at the Belmont Public Library at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 26. The library will also celebrate Tyson’s first birthday!  Soccer Saturday Matinee The […]

Register for Dan Scharfman Memorial 5K Run on Sunday, Oct. 4

Photo: A scene from last year’s Dan Scharfman road race. Runners and residents can now register for the Foundation for Belmont Education‘s third annual Dan Scharfman Memorial Run being held on Sunday, Oct. 4 at 9:30 a.m. at Belmont High School’s Harris Field, 221 Concord Ave. What is now a fall staple on the road running calendar, this […]

Sold in Belmont: Location Makes the Sale for Quintessential Belmont Colonial

Photo: 67 Fairmont St.    A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes.” • 85 Lawrence Lane. Center-entrance Colonial (1937). Sold: $795,000. Listed at $799,000. Living area: 1,764 sq.-ft. 8 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. On the market: 105 days. • 37 Wilson Ave. #3. Condominium (2000). Sold: $480,000. Listed at $430,000. Living […]

Concord Under Construction For Next Five Days

Photo: The road work begins on Concord Avenue.  The main thoroughfare from Cambridge and Belmont High School to Belmont Center and points west will be reduced to a single lane as the roadway undergoes much-needed repair and repaving, according to the town’s Office of Community Development. Concord Avenue from the commuter rail bridge to Cottage […]

Sports: With a Third of Season In, Field Hockey In Playoff Shape

Photo: Belmont High Field Hockey’s co-captains Serena Nally (l) and Molly Thayer (r) and junior AnnMarie Habelow (center). Belmont High School’s Field Hockey team lost a boatload of seniors to graduation from last year’s 11-4-2 squad, starting the 2015 season with a defense corp of underclassmen learning how to play as a cohesive unit. So […]

Workshop To Help Residents Apply for Belmont Cultural Grants Tonight

Organizations, schools and residents with creative ideas for cultural, scientific and technological activities and events in Belmont are invited to apply for grants from the Belmont Cultural Council, which was awarded $5,000 from the Massachusetts Cultural Council  Grant applications are being accepted now and must be postmarked by October 15th for the 2016 funding cycle. To assist […]

After Five Years, Mahoney’s Goal for Belmont Savings to be State’s Most Admired Bank

Photo: Robert Mahoney with Anne Paulsen at the opening of the Underwood Pool in August. When asked what Belmont residents should know about Robert Mahoney, the CEO and president of Belmont Savings Bank said that “I’m 67 years old, and I don’t do anything I don’t like any more.”  If there is one thing the […]

Five Belmont Seniors Named National Merit Scholar Semifinalists

Photo: (from left) Andrew Giorgio, Maggie Liu, Anya Zhang, Principal Dan Richards, Emma Pierce-Hoffman and Kaiwen Zhang.  Five Belmont High School seniors were named 2016 National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists by The National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Andrew Giorgio, Emma Pierce-Hoffman, Maggie Liu, Anya Zhang and Kaiwen Zhang join 16,000 other semifinalists from across the country in the competition for […]