Town Clerk’s Office Closed Tuesday for Election Audit

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Photo: Handcount will be underway Tuesday. The Belmont Town Clerk’s office will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 15 as the town undergoes an audit of results from the Presidential Election for one of the town’s precincts. Now before anyone believes that residents of Belmont Hill are committing widespread voter fraud, according to Town Clerk Ellen Cushman, […]

Belmont Fire/Police Seeking Public’s Help On McLean Fire Investigation

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Photo: This morning’s fire at McLean Hospital. Investigators are asking for the public’s help with the investigation into the cause of an early morning fire in an abandoned building on the McLean Hospital campus. The 2-alarm fire occurred in the three-story Codman House building at approximately 2:30 a.m., Monday, Nov. 14. “The cause of the […]

Fire Destroys McLean’s Codman Building [VIDEO]

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Photo: The aftermath of the fire that destroyed the Codman House at McLean Hospital. A two-alarm fire destroyed the former Codman House on the McLean Hospital campus early Monday morning, Nov. 14. The blaze, which required fire equipment from neighboring towns of Watertown, Arlington, and Cambridge, started just before 3 a.m. At its height, the […]

Breaking: Ohlin’s Bakery Leaving Cushing Square, Seeking Help to Find New Home

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Photo: The Klemm family – Paul Jr., Paul, Marybeth, and Emily – who own and run Ohlin’s Bakery in Cushing Square. After 101 years in Belmont, the legendary Ohlin’s Bakery at 456 Common St. is leaving its longtime home in Cushing Square for good, according to a Facebook message from its owners. Saying they are […]

New Belmont High Project Enters Feasibility Stage After State’s OK

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Photo: The current high school building. The Belmont High School renovation project passed its eligibility stage with flying colors on Nov. 9 and will begin the phase that brings the multimillion dollar proposal closer to a bricks and mortar reality. On Wednesday, the Massachusetts School Building Authority’s board of directors “invited” Belmont and seven other […]

Veterans’ Day Exercise Schedule at Belmont Public Schools

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Photo: Belmont veterans. The Belmont Public Schools will be holding its annual Veterans’ Day exercises on Thursday, Nov. 10 with visits by Belmont and area residents who have served their country to town schools.  Thursday’s schedule: 8:45 a.m.: Continental breakfast at Chenery Middle School. 95 Washington St. 9 a.m.: Program at Chenery Middle School 9:45 a.m.: […]

Sporting Moves: Belmont Savings Assists Press Box, Boosters ‘B’ Drives

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Photo: What a new press box will look like in the fall of 2017. In less than a week, Belmont’s most prominent business has scored big with the town’s high school athletic program. On Monday, Nov. 7, the Belmont Savings Bank Foundation announced a $15,000 donation to complete the fundraising effort to build a new, […]

Honored: Belmont’s Butler Picks Up Its Blue Ribbon Award

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Photo: Principal Michael McAllister (left) with Abu Kumi, director of the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program. On Tuesday, Nov. 8, Belmont’s Daniel Butler Elementary School was formally honored in Washington D.C. after recently being named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School for Exemplary High Performance. Butler is one among 279 public and 50 private schools receiving […]