See the Conquering Hero: Pizzi’s Parade Through Belmont Thursday

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Photo: Becca Pizzi. Welcome home, Becca. The first American woman to both complete and win the World Marathon Challenge – which consists of running seven marathons on seven continents in seven days – Becca Pizzi will be feted with her very own parade and celebration in her Belmont hometown on Thursday, Feb. 4 from 3:30 […]

Vote On Proposed Hotel Delayed Until March Due to Paperwork Snafu

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Photo: Developer Michael Colomba and his architect Andy Rojas before the ZBA. To the disappointment of two dozen residents who ventured out Monday night, Feb. 1, to cheer or jeer a proposed new hotel at the corner of Pleasant Street and Brighton Avenue, the town’s Zoning Board of Appeals decided to delay by a month acting […]

Obituary: Richard ‘Dick’ Betts, Mr. Belmont, Passes Away at 88.

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Photo: Richard Betts in 1985.  There wasn’t a Belmont street, landmark or fact that Richard Betts seemingly did not intimately know. Betts could tell you how each of the town’s 365 roads received its name, point out the beauty of a particular house on your block and knew – down to the most minute detail – […]

Sports: Belmont Girls’ Hoops Stumbles vs Arlington, Difficult Week Ahead

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Photo: Sophomore guard Alexa Sabatino heading to the basket against Arlingon home. There is no better example of a team with a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde persona than Belmont High’s Girls’ Basketball team. When on their side of the midcourt line, the Marauders’ are a ball-hawking defense that makes it difficult for (most) teams to […]