Deposit Growth Drives Belmont Savings to Record Quarter, Asset Size

Photo: Belmont Savings Bank.  Belmont Savings Bank, the town’s largest business, delivered another record financial quarter, driven by increased deposits and earnings tied to loans. In both deposit and asset growth, Belmont Savings is among the fastest growing banks in the state and among its peers. As of Sept. 30, total assets at Belmont Savings […]

Sports: Field Hockey in Driver’s Seat for League Title After Defeating Winchester

Photo: Katherine McCarthy’s game-winning goal vs. Lexington. In a pair of gutsy performances over a 48 hour period, the Belmont High Field Hockey team is out front in the race for its first league divisional title after defeating a tough Lexington squad, 3-2, Monday, Oct. 19 than avenging its loss to Winchester by beating the […]

Sold in Belmont: Three Colonials, Long Owned, Purchased This Week

Photo: Million-dollar Colonial on Garfield. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes.” • 35 Horne Rd. Center-entrance Colonial (1927). Sold: $930,000. Listed at $859,000. Living area: 2,485 sq.-ft. 10 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths. On the market: 42 days. • 17 Garfield Rd. Center-entrance Colonial (1935). Sold: $1,300,000. Listed at $1,299,000. Living area: 2,438 […]

MBTA, State To Discuss Waverley Station’s Future At Nov. 16 Meeting

Photo: Waverley Station/Fitchburg line. The Belmont Board of Selectmen and officials from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and Massachusetts Department of Transportation are holding a public meeting next month to updated the public on the future of the Waverley Commuter Rail Station. At an initial meeting held on  Sept. 28, the MBTA expressed a desire to build […]

Sports: Girls’ Soccer Secure Playoffs with Wins Over Lexington, Winchester

Photo: Belmont’s Julia Cella carrying the ball vs Lexington. Early in the season, Belmont Head Coach Paul Graham said getting the 2015 Girls’ Soccer team into the playoffs would be a “numbers game”; win the games against the smaller schools in the Freedom Division of the Middlesex League and surprise some of the “big” teams […]

Mount Auburn Sponsoring 8-Week ‘Living with Cancer’ Workshop

Photo: Mt. Auburn Hospital.  Cancer diagnosis brings with it a world of testing and treatments, as well as heavy emotional and physical demands. At times, these elements can seem overwhelming, but they don’t have to be. Mount Auburn Hospital – the closest full-service hospital for Belmont residents – recognizes these difficulties and has developed its […]

More Paving! Concord Avenue Work Begins Wednesday morning

Photo: Paving on Concord Avenue.  Just as paving begins for ten days on Trapelo Road, the town’s Office of Community Development announced the second – albeit much shorter in duration – major paving project on the main thoroughfare happen this week. Starting at 6 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 21, and continuing for the remainder of the week, the E.H. […]