Belmont Fire Log: Co-Workers Fall Victim to Careless Disposal of Smokes

Photo: The victims.  On the fence Sept. 6 – At 8:35 a.m., Engine 1 and its crew sped to Waverely Square’s Church Street for a report of a smoldering mulch fire that had extended to a nearby fence post. The team used hand tools and a two-and-a-half gallon can of water to extinguish the fire. Needs air  […]

Sports: Field Hockey Romp Again, Volleyball Takes First Win Over Stoneham

Photo: Volleyball in action. Field Hockey: Stoneham 2, Belmont 7 With a young defense still making progress as a unified squad, Belmont High School Field Hockey has found a unique approach to winning games while the ‘D’ gets up to speed. Score goals. Lots of them. On Friday, Sept. 11, Belmont (2-0-0) defeated host Stoneham, […]

District Enrollment Keeps Marching Higher as School Year Begins

Photo: More students have entered Belmont schools in the past three months. The news on student enrollment levels in Belmont’s six public schools from School Superintendent John Phelan continues along a familiar theme of the past five years: more are still coming. At the Sept. 8 School Committee meeting, Phelan reported that between June 1 to Sept. […]

This Week: Medal of Honor Visit, Big Band Concert, Office Hours and Book Groups

Photo: The three present day variations of the Medal Of Honor. On the governmental side of this week: The Zoning Board of Appeals will discuss a number of variances and special permits requests for two family day-care businesses at its Monday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Belmont Art Gallary in the Homer Building, […]

Sports: Belmont Stumbles to Stoneham, 28-14, in Football Opener

Photo: Belmont senior Robbie Aiello hauling in a Cal Christofori pass for the touchdown vs. Stoneham.  “Damn,” said Head Coach Yann Kumin as his Belmont High School Football team shook hands with their Stoneham counterparts after the visiting Spartans (1-0) handed the Marauders an opening game defeat, 28-14, at Belmont’s Harris Field under the Friday Night […]

Sports: Building A Football Team in Belmont, Year Two [Video]

Photo: A scene from Belmont Football 2015: First Look 2.0 Belmont High School senior James Neylon and Belmont resident and Dexter School student Lucas Tragos have completed the sequel to last year’s documentary on Belmont High School Football’s first year under a young and dynamic head coach Yann Kumin. In Belmont Football 2015: First Look 2.0, the 20-minute […]

This Weekend: Green Garden Tour Sunday, Pet Some Instruments, Honesty in Art

Photo: Poster for this year’s Green Garden Tour. Artist’s Limited Exhibit at Bellmont Caffe   Belmont Gallary of Art and Belmont Art Association artist Shahen Zarookian will present his “Four Hour Exhibit” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (thus the name of the exhibit) on Saturday, Sept. 12 at the Belmont Caffe, Leonard Street.   Green […]

Sports: Lynch Pins Field Hockey Win in Opener, Volleyball Fall to Powerhouse

Photo: Belmont High Field Hockey. Field Hockey: Melrose 0, Belmont 6 Belmont Head Coach Jessie Smith was hoping that senior forward Kerri Lynch – one of the strong core of returning starters from last year’s playoff team – would profit from being the forward the squad would be targeting to score this season. After the […]

Sold in Belmont: Time for a Pricing Haircut Across Housing Types

Photo: 275 Brighton St. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes.” 483 Pleasant St. Condominium (1986). Sold: $840,000. Listed at $895,000. Living area: 2,175 sq.-ft. 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. On the market: 155 days. 54-56 Falmouth St. Multi-family (1900). Sold: $780,000. Listed at $825,000. Living area: 3,684 sq.-ft. 13 rooms, […]