Q&A: For Spirited Owner, Transferring License Usurps Residents Wishes [VIDEO]

Photo: Chris Benoit, owner of The Spirited Gourmet in Cushing Square. You can not tell the tale of bringing alcohol to Belmont without talking about The Spirited Gourmet and the¬†Benoits, as it was Chris and his then wife¬†Elena who were at the forefront of turning Belmont from one of the last “dry” towns in the […]

Sports: Field Hockey Sideswiped by Winchester (Again!), Rebound at Reading

Photo: AnnMarie Habelow (left) and Meri Power during the Winchester match. On Monday afternoon, Sept. 26, Belmont High School Field Hockey began to reap the achievements of being undefeated (6-0-0) and having come off a stellar performance away at one-loss Lexington as the Boston Globe ranked the team 8th in Eastern Massachusetts, one of the […]

Sports: Mistakes Rain on Belmont Football In Loss to Winless Woburn

Photo: The Belmont High defense in pursuit. Belmont gifted Woburn its first victory of the year with a big bow on top. On a wet, misty night, the Marauders left a season’s worth of mistakes and miscues on the field, allowing the hometown Tanners to walk off the field with the win, 10-7, under the […]