This Week: Yom Kippur, ADHD Talk, Fall is Here

Photo: On the governmental side of “This Week”: Early Monday, Sept. 21 at 8 a.m. in Town Hall, the Planning Board is holding a meeting where it will elect officers, discuss a citizen’s petition from the Dalton Road neighborhood and potential projects that will come before the board. The Board will hold its regular meeting on […]

Sports: Girls’ Soccer Falls to Steel of League to Drop to .500

Photo: Belmont’s Emma Sass (10) and Kristen Gay (24) attempt to head the ball during the team’s match with Arlington.  It was a learning experience for the young Belmont High School Girls’ Soccer team as they met the steel of the schedule, falling to the Middlesex League’s dominant teams this week. The Marauders lost to […]

Sports: Belmont Defeats Medford in Final Minute, 31-28, to Go To 1-1

Photo: Joe Shaughnessy celebrating the winning touchdown in the 31-28 victory over Medford. Belmont senior wide receiver Joe Shaughnessy pulled in an 19-yard over-the-shoulder pass from junior QB Cal Christofori with 45 seconds left in the game to give the visiting Marauders an emotional 31-28 victory over Medford under the Friday night lights at Hormel […]

This Weekend: US Rep. Clark In Belmont for Coffee Saturday

Photo: Let’s have coffee. Saturday Sing-Along with Liz Buchanan  Well-loved local musician Liz Buchanan performs original songs and traditional favorites.  For all ages on Saturday, Sept. 19, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Belmont Public Library’s Assembly Room. Girls Soccer matinee on Saturday  For everyone who can’t make the weekday games, here is your chance to […]

Old School Head Coach: Graham Closing In on 300th Win

Photo: Paul Graham, head coach of the Belmont High Girls’ Soccer team. Two years ago, a representative of the Eastern Mass Soccer Coaches Association asked Paul Graham, the long-time head coach of Belmont High’s Girls’ Soccer program, just how many wins his teams had compiled in his nearly a quarter of a century at the helm […]

Sold in Belmont: Allen House on Concord Ave. Tops $3 Million

Photo: 580 Concord Ave. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes.” • 6 Hurd Rd. Colonial (1930). Sold: $782,000. Listed at $779,000. Living area: 1,767 sq.-ft. 8 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. On the market: 71 days. • 182 Channing Rd. Modern reconstruct (1959/2015). Sold: $1,345,000. Listed at $1,389,000. Living area: 2,570 […]

Real Estate Firms Lawndale, CENTURY21 Adams Merge

Photo: Lawndale Realty in Belmont Center. Two well known real estate brokerages serving Belmont – an independent firm in Belmont Center and a local office of a national franchise – have merged to combined two of the longest-running firms in the “Town of Homes.”  CENTURY 21 Adams Realty – located in Cushing Square at 486 […]

Recipients: Medal of Honor Greater than Acts of Bravery

Photo: US Army Capt. William Swenson at Belmont High School.  The Blackhawk helicopter kicked up a cloud of debris, sand, and dirt as it descended from the cloudless sky to touched ground on Hittinger Field adjacent to Belmont High School on a warm, midmorning on Wednesday, Sept. 16. The sophomore class, the school’s band and students with […]

Belmont Could See One, Both MBTA Commuter Stations Closed In Favor of New Stop

Photo: Waverley Square station in Belmont. Since before the Civil War, Belmont has been home to a pair of stations along the rail lines running through town – one at Belmont Center and the other in Waverley Square – serving commuters and commerce from nearly the beginning of the town’s incorporation. But that arrangement is […]