Sold in Belmont: Hall of Famer Accounts for Biggest Sale for a Year

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Photo: Drone shot! 107 Marsh St. from 100 feet.  A recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes”: • 64 Summit Rd. #1, Condo townhouse (2005). Sold: $1,425,000. Listed at $1,495,000. Living area: 3,453 sq.-ft. 10 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 5 baths. On the market: 156 days. • 107 Marsh St., Mansion […]

Sports: Belmont Boy’s Hoops Tops League Table Defeating Ranked Arlington,

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Photo: Justin Wagner scoring vs. Arlington. A dominating third quarter by its three big men under the basket powered Belmont High School to the top of the Middlesex League Liberty Division after the Marauders defeated Arlington High School, 75-65, before a ruckus home crowd at the Wenner on Friday, Jan. 30. Co-captain senior forward Justin […]

Diamant’s ‘The Boston Girl’ Selected As One Book One Belmont 2016

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Photo: The cover of the novel, “The Boston Girl” by Anita Diamant. Anita Diamant’s best-selling novel “The Boston Girl” has been selected as the featured title for One Book One Belmont 2016, Belmont Public Library’s sixth town-wide reading program. The library and 11 co-sponsoring community groups invite town residents to read the book and participate in […]

BREAKING: State Approves School District’s Plan to Renovate Belmont High School

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Photo: The MSBA voting to invite Belmont to begin the process to renovate Belmont High School. A decade of applications and waiting ended at 10:44 a.m. Wednesday morning, Jan. 27 in a crowded board room at 40 Broad St. in Boston as the Massachusetts State Building Authority voted to invite the Belmont School District to […]

Town Meeting Warrant Opens in February for Citizen Petitions

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Photo: Belmont Town Meeting. Have you ever said, “There ought to be a law in this town! Here’s your chance to do just that. The town warrant – the document that calls for the annual Town Meeting which Board of Selectmen voted to approve at last night’s Selectmen’s meeting – will be “open” from Feb. […]

Williams: Belmont’s Unfunded Benefits Policy ‘No Longer Valid’, Town Must Restructure Debt Now

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Photo: Selectman Jim Williams. To the Belmontonian: Some supporters have related that the “Belmont Street” is critical of the ideas I have put forth around the town’s management of its unfunded benefits obligations because it’s unlikely that I’ll be living in Belmont in 2026. While I have no idea as to whether we’ll be living in […]

Will bfresh Finally Save Developer’s Vision of Cushing Village?

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Photo: bfresh in Belmont? According to two sources with knowledge of talks transpiring between the parties, it appears the developer of the long-stalled Cushing Village development is seeking to bring a new small-format supermarket developed by a large international chain to become the project’s anchor tenant. According to sources, developer Smith Legacy Partners is in discussions […]