Cushing Village’s New Owner Seeking Added Concessions From Town

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Photo: The current state of the location of Cushing Village. The more things change, the more they stay the same. That 19th-century French saying has a ring of truth to it when the discussion turns to the long-stalled Cushing Village residential/retail/parking development as it appears the new owners are seeking their own set of concessions […]

West Nile Virus Detected In Belmont; State Advise Residents Take Precautions

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Photo: Beware this guy. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced Thursday, Aug. 18 that West Nile virus has been detected in three mosquitos recently collected from sites in Belmont.  WNV is most commonly transmitted to humans by the bite of a mosquito infected with the virus.  While WNV can infect people of all ages, […]

Belmont Center Paving Starts: Friday Morning, Aug. 19

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Photo: Paving Belmont Center starts … now! It’s been delayed for about a year but beginning this morning, Friday, Aug. 19; Belmont Center will undergo the paving of its main and secondary roadways, a major part of the $2.8 million reconstruction of the town’s major business hub. Watertown’s Charles Contracting will begin the final paving on […]

[VIDEOS] Young Belmont Filmmaker Flying High Winning National Award

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Photo: A scene from the video “Boston in 4K,” produced by Belmont’s Lucas Tragos. The views of Boston and Cambridge are stunning. In the nearly five minute film dubbed “Boston in 4K” uploaded to the Marauder Media Youtube channel, familiar locations such as the Esplanade, the cities skyline, Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, the Charles River, Fenway Park […]

Friday, Aug. 19, Is Final Day To Register For Sept. 8 Primary

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Photo: Town Clerk’s Office. The Town Clerk’s Office reminds Belmont residents have until Friday, Aug. 19, to register to vote if they want to participate in the Massachusetts Primary on Thursday, Sept. 8. Aug. 19 is also the deadline for registered voters who wish to change their party enrollment either to another party or to “unenrolled,” which […]

Classical Music Returns To Beech Street With Friday Night ‘Festival’ Concert

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Photo: Nathaniel Meyer returns with the Belmont Festival Orchestra. (credit: Hello Stage) Nathaniel Meyer is back in Belmont and has brought 50 of his friends to play music in his hometown.  The young musician and conductor who has been traveling throughout Europe has once again reunited the Belmont Festival Orchestra to perform in concert on Friday, Aug. 19, […]

Three-Sports Standout Christofori Verbally Commits To Backstop Yale’s Hurlers

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Photo: Catching the playoff win vs Woburn, 2016. A flurry of social media announcements over the weekend of Aug. 13 report that three-sports standout and rising Belmont High School Senior Cal Christofori will be heading to New Haven to backstop Yales pitchers as he made a verbal commitment to play for Bulldog’s Head Coach John Stuper.  Christofori […]

Location, Location: When Temps Hit 100, Lemonade Stands Out By The Pool

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Photo: It’s where you place your business that counts in the lemonade trade. When temperatures in Belmont reached triple digits on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 14, what better place to be than the Underwood Pool? And a pair of entrepreneurial brothers thought, what better place to make a few dollars on this very hot weekend than […]

BREAKING: Bookstore Joins Foodies In Former Macy’s Site in Belmont Center

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Photo: A rendering that is one the Belmont Books website. It’s official: Belmont Center will be home to a new bookstore early next year. According to the husband and wife business team of Chris Abouzeid and Kathy Crowley (“Your friendly neighborhood booksellers”) the couple has signed a lease with owner Locatelli Properties for a reported 4,000 […]

Belmont Yard Sales: August 13–14

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Photo: Yard sales around town. Here are this weekend’s yard/moving/garage sales happening in the 02478 zip code: Addresses in bold have town permit • 136 Blanchard Rd., Saturday, Aug. 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Kids stuff) • 78 Elizabeth Rd., Saturday, Aug. 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. • 58-60 Harriet Ave., Saturday, Aug. 13, from […]