Sports: Belmont Field Hockey Cools Off Lexington, 4-1, as Birthday Girl Leads the Way

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Photo: AnnMarie Habelow (center) and Julia Chase (right). Playing its most complete game of the season, Belmont High Field Hockey swept aside a red-hot Lexington High squad, 4-1, in a critical game for the Middlesex League Liberty championship played under the lights Thursday, Oct. 20, at Harris Field. Goals by newly-promoted forward sophomore Bridget Gardiner […]

Here’s Your Chance to Help Belmont High Sports: Support the ‘B’ Drive

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Photo: Something everyone can use.  The Belmont Boosters Club will be holding its annual Fall Fundraising “B” Drive on Sunday, Oct. 23 from noon to 2 p.m.  This is a door-to-door campaign during which BHS student-athletes canvass the town on specific routes, soliciting donations for the Belmont Boosters Club, a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is […]

Belmont Students Head to the Charles on Sunday For a Long Row

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Photo: Arlington-Belmont Crew at the Head of the Charles. The 2016 Head of the Charles, rowing’s annual “Woodstock” and one the largest congregation of athletes outside of the Olympics with 11,000 participants, will be well represented by Belmont High School students on the event’s second day, Sunday, Oct. 23.  As members of the Arlington-Belmont Crew […]

Letter to the Editor: Vote No On The Charter Schools Ballot Question

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Photo: credit Portside To the editor: In the spring of 2015, Belmont residents voted for an override to better fund our schools and town infrastructure. Faced with rising budgets and kids with varied needs, we voted to increase our taxes. Other communities across the state have done the same. Massachusetts public schools remain the best […]

Penultimate Market Day of Season Today, Thursday

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Photo: Market Day in Belmont It’s your next to last chance to shop at Belmont’s freshest market as the penultimate Farmers Market Day of the 2016 season takes places this afternoon, Thursday, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. And his mid-fall market includes pumpkins that can be used for pie filling, seeds or Jack-o-lanterns, gourds, potatoes […]

Breaking: Cushing Village Project Is A Go with Toll Brothers’ Purchase of Parking Lot by Toll

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Photo: Coming attractions Finally. Earlier today, Wednesday, Oct. 19, developer Toll Brothers officially took possession of the municipal parking lot in Cushing Square after purchasing the parcel for $1.335 million from the town, according to Town Administrator David Kale. Kale said the multi-use project will begin the construction phase with the closure of the lot in […]

With RE/MAX, BHS Students Making Great Strides Fighting Breast Cancer

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Photo: The RE/MAX team showing their support on the street. The Belmontian Community Service Club at Belmont High School is getting a big assist in its annual appeal to help fight breast cancer from the newest real estate office in the Center.  “Because we are fortunate that RE/MAX Leading Edge (formerly Hammond Residential Real Estate) is […]

As Town Meeting Ponders Bolting Minuteman, Belmont Prepares ‘Pathway’ for Voc Students

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Photo: Roy Epstein, chair of the Belmont Warrant Committee As the Belmont Town Meeting prepares to vote on the future of the town’s four decades partnership with the Minuteman Regional School District – the home of Minuteman Vocational Tech High School – the educator in charge of Belmont’s own district is already preparing a set […]