Photo: Cookies from Plymouth Congregational Church. After 13 years, you could be excused to think that Meet Belmont – the annual late summer community “meet and greet” held Tuesday, Aug. 31 – would become old hat. Think again. At 7 p.m., the Chenery Middle School cafeteria was packed with kids, parents, couples and residents learning […]
Photo: Avery Bradley of the Boston Celtics putting his autograph on the new driveway court on Agassiz Avenue. It’s not every day that Avery Bradley, Boston Celtic’s veteran guard who scores 15 points a game against some of best defenses in the NBA, is going to lose a game of driveway hoops to some preteen […]
Photo: Yard sales around town. Here are this weekend’s yard/moving/garage sales happening in the 02478 zip code: Addresses in bold have a town permit. • 44 Flett Rd., Saturday, Aug. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. (“This is not just a sale, it is an event!”) • 257 Beech St., Saturday, Aug. 27, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Photo: Interior of the store. Vintages: Adventures in Wine, the Belmont Center store which holds the distinction of being one of the first granted a town’s retail alcohol license, has been sold to a MetroWest businessman. The Belmont Board of Selectmen approved the transfer of the beer-and-wine-only license held by Albert Avenue’s Eric Broege and […]
Photo: Superiors officers settle, now it’s up to the dispatchers union to sign on the dotted line. The Belmont Board of Selectmen voted Monday, Aug. 22 approving a three-year deal – from July 2014 to June 2017 – between the eight members of the Belmont Police Superior Officers Union and the town. The agreement, negotiated by […]
Photo: Speed may have been a factor in the one-vehicle accident near Belmont Center on Thursday, Aug. 25. Late morning traffic came to a halt at one of the busiest town intersection when a dump truck carrying gravel took a tumble sometime before 8:30 a.m. at the corner of Pleasant and Leonard streets, on Thursday, […]
Photo: Kimball Fruit Farm’s owner Carl Hills with the hardware. Champion tomatoes and a successful composting company with a fanatical following in its hometown of Portland, Maine highlight this week’s Belmont Farmers Market that takes place today, Thursday, Aug. 25 at the Belmont Center municipal parking lot at the corner of Cross Street and Channing Road. […]
Photo: Bill Lovett, a senior development manager at Toll’s Apartment Living, before the Board of Selectmen. It wasn’t the one-month extension the town gave Toll Brothers to close on the municipal parking lot adjacent Trapelo Road critical to the building of the long-delayed Cushing Village project that created the big buzz at the Belmont Board of […]