Modular Classrooms Heading to Chenery’s Tennis Court

Photo: The Chenery Middle School tennis courts which will house six modular classrooms in August 2016. After putting off a decision for the past two years, Belmont School District announced last week it will place six modular classrooms on the Chenery Middle School tennis courts for the start of the 2016-17 school year in August. The […]

Special Town Meeting on Minuteman, HS Building Committee Proposed for Feb. 8

Photo: Minuteman Regional HS Belmont officials s selected a tentative date for Town Meeting to vote to approve or reject a new regional agreement for the Minuteman Career and Technical High School. The Board of Selectmen will discuss and vote for a Special Town Meeting on Monday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. in the Chenery Middle School’s auditorium at […]

On the Mark: Bennett Captures Junior State Shooting Championship

Photo: Bennett (left) with second place Vladlen Vronsky of Brighton and Samuel Gens of Andover (in center). Belmont High School senior Kevin Bennett is fast becoming a “can’t miss” athlete because he doesn’t miss at all. Bennett placed first in junior men’s sport pistol at the 2016 Massachusetts Junior Olympics Pistol Championships held at MIT […]

This Week: Parents Lecture Series Begins, Learn About Solar, Sing-a-Rama Is Here

On the government side of “This Week” The Belmont Board of Selectmen meets at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11 at Town Hall for a marathon presentation on a review of the town’s sewers and long-standing pollution concerns coming from Belmont into the Mystic River watershed at Wellington and Winn’s brooks. The Zoning Board of Appeals […]

Sports: Belmont Girls’ Routed by All-Star Kelly, Lexington, 62-43

Photo: Senior guards Ani Maroyan (4) and Sofia Cellucci (33) ran a positive offensive set when they were in the game vs. Lexington.  After taking one of the best Division 1 teams in the state (Woburn High) to the final second in its last game before falling by a single point, there were high hopes Belmont High […]

Sports: Boys’ Hoops Sneaks Out of Lexington with Thrilling OT Win, 76-74

Photo: Belmont’s Matt Kerans heading to the basket in OT v. Lexington. Wow. Talk about pulling one’s bacon out of the fire. Thanks to two outstanding plays by a pair of role players, Belmont High Boys’ hoopsters crawled themselves out of a deep hole they helped dig and somehow got out of Dodge with a […]

Sold in Belmont: First Homes of 2016; Two Family and A Colonial

Photo: The first house sold in Belmont this new year: a multifamily on Trapelo Road. A recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes”: • 5-7 Trapelo Rd., Barrack-style multifamily (1949). Sold: $850,000. Listed at $785,000. Living area: 3,236 sq.-ft. 12 rooms, 6 bedrooms, 2 baths. On the market: 91 days.  • 35 […]

Belmont Garden Party: Girls’ Hoops to Play At TDGarden Sunday, Jan. 24

Photo: Belmont High Girls Basketball to play the Boston TDGarden. Along with Bill Russell and Larry Bird, you can now add the names Carly, Samari, Sarah and Irini as those who have played on the historic parquet floor of Boston Garden as the Belmont High School Girls’ Varsity Basketball team take on Chelmsford High School at the […]

Smokey Flue Fire in Former Fire Station Halts Traffic Through Center [VIDEO]

Photo: Fire at il Casale in Belmont Center. A smokey fire in an exhaust flue sent Belmont and Arlington fire departments to the building housing upscale il Casale restaurant, clogging Belmont Center with fire equipment during Thursday evening rush hour, Jan. 7.  Firefighters were seen on the building’s roof searching for flames inbetween walls and […]