This Weekend: Scharfman Race Sunday, Organ Concert, Sing-Along

Photo: David Owens, the newly appointed organist at Belmont’s All Saints’ Episcopal Church First Friday Evening at the Benton The Benton Library, Belmont’s independent, all volunteer run library, is open evenings – from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. – on the first Friday of each month. Begin your weekend by exploring the Benton: Use our Wi-Fi, […]

Sold in Belmont: Affordable in a Potpourri of Styles, Locations

Photo: 81 Statler Rd. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes.” • 77 Leicester Rd. Old-style center-entrance Colonial (1932). Sold: $987,500. Listed at $1,050,000. Living area: 2,510 sq.-ft. 10 rooms, 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths. On the market: 98 days. • 25-27 Gilbert Rd. 5+5 Two family (1925). Sold: $710,000. Listed at $699,000. […]

Sports: Girls’ (3-0), Boys’ X-Country Take Home Opener over Woburn

Photo: Senior Leah Brams (left) on her way to first against Woburn.  It took nearly a month before Belmont High’s Harriers got to take a spin around the Clay Pit Pond course, but it was well worth it as a senior-led Girls’ Cross Country squad and a team-focused Boys’ team took victories over Middlesex League […]

Final Month for Farmers Market Brings Autumn Harvest

Photo: Radishes.  October is the final month of the Belmont Farmers Market year, and fall crops are abundant. Shoppers will find collard greens, winter squash, radishes, and a wide variety of apples. The lingering warm weather will keep summer favorites available, such as corn and summer squash.   Over in the events tent, Market favorite […]

Sports: Field Hockey’s Second-Half Collapse Drops Marauders from Unbeaten

Photo: Belmont High School Field Hockey. This one hurts. After dominating 18th-ranked Winchester for nearly three-quarters of the match, a monumental collapse by Belmont High allowed the host Sachems to score four unanswered goals in the final 12 minutes of the game to shock Belmont, 5-4, handing the 19th-ranked Marauders’ its first loss of the […]

Concord Avenue Paving Commences Thursday, Oct. 1 at 6 AM

Photo: Road work on Concord Avenue. Final preparations and paving of Concord Avenue from the intersection of Cottage Street to the US Postal Service office will begin Thursday, Oct. 1, at 6 a.m., according to Belmont town officials. The contractor believes it will take a single day to complete the paving. Also, Cottage Street from Concord Avenue […]