Sports: Brams Ties Record with Third Middlesex League Meet Title

Photo: Powering home, Belmont senior Leah Brams wins third Middlesex League Meet title. Just past the mile mark in the 2.5-mile course, as the runners crest the steepest hill on the course, doubt entered Leah Brams head. Running from the front in the Middlesex League Meet in Woburn on Monday, Nov. 2, the two-time champion […]

Lucky 13: Town Names Streets To Be Resurfaced in 2016

Photo: Palfrey Road. It’s appropriate that Palfrey Road is adjacent to the large United Methodist Church in Cushing Square. Many drivers seek the solace of prayer before navigating the roadway’s deep potholes and numerous ruts that have destroyed their fair share of residents’ vehicles suspensions, alignments and tires over the past decades. Now those prayers […]

Sports: Belmont Girls’ Soccer Jets Off to East Boston for Playoff Opener

Photo: Belmont High School Girls’ Soccer team. The Belmont High Girls’ Soccer team will be heading to Eastie on Thursday, Nov. 5 to begin postseason play as the 10th-ranked Marauders visit the 7th-seeded Jets of East Boston High School in the first round of the MIAA Div. 2 North Sectionals. Head coach Paul Graham’s team […]

Stewart Sworn in As Newest Belmont Police Officer

Photo: Belmont Police Officer Michael Stewart being sworn in by Belmont Town Clerk Ellen Cushman on Nov. 2. Police Chief Richard McLaughlin (right) witnessed the ceremony.  Belmont’s newest police officer Michael Stewart was sworn in by Town Clerk Ellen Cushman on at Town Hall on Monday, Nov. 2. Belmont Police Chief Richard McLaughlin was in attendance.  On Friday, Oct. […]

Sports: Belmont Field Hockey Seeded 4th in North Sectional with Two Possible Home Games

Photo: Belmont High Field Hockey.  All the hard work and persistence paid off for the Belmont High School Field Hockey team as the 14-2 Marauders are seeded 4th in the Division 1 North sectional tournament, giving Belmont possibly two home games until the semifinals. The Middlesex League Liberty Division champions will host 13th-ranked Central Catholic […]

Trapelo Road Paving Resumes Monday, Except Delays Along Route

Photo: Paving work in Belmont. Starting at 5:30 a.m., Monday, Nov. 2, construction crews will resume paving Trapelo Road between Waverley and Cushing squares, according to Belmont Police. The current construction schedule has paving work occurring on Monday, Nov. 2, Wednesday, Nov. 4, and Thursday, Nov. 5. Police and town officials warn motorists to expect delays […]

Sports: Belmont Swimming Can’t Defuse Rockets at Home, Sets Sights on League Meet

Photo: Jessica Blake-West swimming the 100 butterfly against Reading. “No tears,” said long-time Belmont High Head Coach Ev Crosscup as he talked to his girls’ swimming and diving team after falling to the visiting Reading Memorial High School in the final dual meet of the season, and clinching the regular season Middlesex League championships to […]