Primer: What to Know about Waverley Station’s Past, Present and Future

Photo: Waverley Station (Wikipedia) The public meeting being held Monday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Beech Street Center is advertised as representatives from the MBTA and the state’s Department of Transportation updating Belmont residents and commuters on a series of “options” to bring the Waverley commuter rail station up to code with the […]

Sports: Belmont Girls X-C Qualify for All-States, Brams 8th at EMass

Photo: Over the top of the hill with Belmont’s Leah Brams. (credit for all photos: Milesplits.com) A spirited effort from the entire squad of runners resulted in Belmont High School Girls’ Cross Country qualifying for the state championships as the team placed 4th in the Div. 3 Eastern Massachusetts Championships held at the Wrentham Development […]

Like a Butterfly: Blake-West Sets Sectional Record, Swim Team Prepares for States

Photo: Jessie Blake-West. Senior star Jessie Blake-West threw down a couple of gauntlets as the Belmont High Swimming and Diving team prepares their game plan as the team put some serious times on the board finishing fourth in the MIAA North Sectional Meet held at MIT Saturday, Nov. 14. If this weekend’s times are any […]

Sports: Belmont Football Falls Just Short to Masco in Home Finale, 20-17

Photo: Joe Shaughnessy catches an eight-yard pass from Cal Christofori for a touchdown against Masco. For the third time this season, Belmont High School’s football team came close, really close, to pulling out a fourth quarter comeback in front of the Harris Field home crowd. But just like games against Woburn and Lexington, the Marauders could […]

Foundation’s Youth Spelling Bee on for Saturday, Nov. 14

Photo: Spelling Bee. Belmont School District students will be lining up to show off their spelling prowess as the 15th annual Foundation for Belmont Education Spelling Bee takes place on Saturday, Nov. 14 WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 14, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.  WHERE: Belmont High School Auditorium  WHERE TO PARK AT BHS: In the Belmont High School […]

Again! Cushing Village Developers To Seek 6-Month Extension to Begin Building

Photo: The proposed Cushing Village. Representatives of the development team of Cushing Village will be before the Belmont Planning Board on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 8 a.m.  to make their third request to extend the special permit which allows it to begin construction on the long-delayed site. Cushing Village’s development partners Smith Legacy Partners and Cambridge-based […]

Sold in Belmont: Homes with a View Reap in a Million

Photo: 41 Hay Rd. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes.” • 22 Hartley Rd. Garrison Colonial (1955). Sold: $848,000. Listed at $859,000. Living area: 1,921 sq.-ft. 8 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. On the market: 140 days. • 35 Elizabeth Rd. Expanded Colonial (1935). Sold: $1,400,000. Listed at $1,350,000. Living area: 3,309 sq.-ft. […]

Belmont Rededicates Monument to The Dead of the ‘War to End All Wars’

Photo: Selectman Jim Williams at the rededication of the WWI monument.  The rain fell lightly across Belmont as the community came together to remember its dead on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, and to rededicate a staid and beautiful monolith bearing the names of the nine residents who gave their lives in the struggle known as the […]

Sports: Top-Ranked Acton-Boxoboro Ends Belmont Field Hockey Playoff Run

Photo: Belmont’s penalty corner team: senior co-captain Molly Thayer, junior Molly Goldberg, sophomore Christina MacLeod, junior AnnMarie Habelow and junior Julia Chase. A bit of nerves, a defending champion, and a numbers game all combined to end a brilliant season and strong playoff run by Belmont High School’s Field Hockey team as number-one seed Acton-Boxborough Regional […]