‘Turn On The Town’ Celebrates A Quarter Century of Lights and Santa

Photo: Don’t be shy; say hello to Santa at the Belmont Savings Bank. Santa and Mrs. Claus are visiting Belmont Center tonight as the main attraction of the 25th annual Belmont Center Business Association’s “Turn on the Town” celebration taking place Thursday, Dec. 3 beginning at 6 p.m. The Claus’ will arrive via Belmont Fire Department truck to the town’s […]

VIDEO: Belmont Resident Discuss Airplane Noise in Belmont, Region on NECN

Photo: Belmont’s Adriana Poole and Michael McLaughlin of Medford tell how a protest movement was born after a change in takeoff patterns at Logan Airport. “Too many, too low, too loud,” Belmont resident Adriana Poole told host Sue O’Connell during an interview on New England Cable News’ “Broadside,” the network’s daily news analysis show, on […]

School Committee OK’s Land Survey for Possible Rink/Rec Center

Photo: The varsity softball field. The promise of a new ice skating rink and multi-purpose recreation center serving Belmont’s residents and sports teams took a baby step forward as the Belmont School Committee voted unanimously on Tuesday, Dec. 1 to allow a survey of school-owned property near Belmont High School by the non-profit seeking to […]

Back Again: Cushing Village to Seek More Changes to Development Permit

Photo: The proposed Cushing Village development (left) and what is currently at the location (right). Only three weeks after receiving an extension allowing it an additional year to construct its long-stalled project, the developers of the troubled Cushing Village residential/commercial/parking complex at Common Street and Trapelo Road will be back once again before the town’s […]

Nomination Papers Are Now Available For Town-Wide, Town Meeting

Photo: Town Clerk’s Office. Nomination papers for the election of Town Meeting Members and Town-wide offices taking place at Belmont’s annual Town Election (Tuesday, April 5, 2016) are now available at the Town Clerk’s Office, located on the first floor of Town Hall. The papers are due back to the Clerk for certification by Feb. […]

Remembering Teddy Lee & Donny Ray: BHS Class of ’65 Donates $4K to Its Classmate’s Fund

Photo: From left, Classmate Bill Skelley, BHS  Class of 1965  50th Reunion Co-Chair David Crocker, Belmont High School Principal Daniel Richards, Assistant Police Chief Jamie MacIsaac, BHS  Class of 1965  50th Reunion Co-Chair Richard Semerjian and Town Treasurer Floyd Carman. Nearly 140 former classmates came back to Belmont last month to celebrate their senior year at Belmont High […]

Opinion: Influence MBTA on Waverley By Writing to Gov’t Officials

Photo: Commuter rail leaving Waverley Station. We last left off with Belmont Board of Selectmen Chair Sami Baghdady offering to the MBTA representatives a design charette with the Selectmen and an appointed  group of residents around the idea of making the Waverley Station handicapped accessible given the overwhelming public sentiments expressed at the “grande charette” […]