Cushing Village: Demolition of Structures Completed, Dewatering To Begin

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Photo: The site of the future Cushing Village. The future location of Cushing Village has been cleared of the former buildings, and in-ground work will begin in the next few days, according to an update from a spokesperson for Toll Brothers, the developer of the 164,000 square foot multi-use project. Otto Weiss, the project manager […]

Sports: Boys’ Hockey Takes on St. John’s Prep Wednesday in Playoff’s First Round

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Photo: Belmont ice hockey Belmont High Boys’ Ice Hockey knew they were heading to the Division 1 North playoffs for the past fortnight. But like every other team in the same pool, the team needed to wait until late Monday night – only after a pair of games to determine the final teams entering the […]

Same Time: Freshmen Pair Push Against Later BHS Start

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Photo: When Belmont High School freshmen Ella Serrano-Wu and Kate Devitt recently heard there was a growing chorus of students and parents singing the praises of starting the school day later in the day, the friends had one common thought. “Oh no!” While it may appear counterintuitive – especially to parents – that you would […]

Belmont’s Hammond Road To Be A TV Backdrop … In China

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Photo: From a distance, Wanderer in production in Belmont. Belmont’s Hammond Road is a mix of century-old wooden single and two-family houses with cement front walks and side driveways. The road that rolls downhill from Palfrey to Gilbert is about as typical as one can come to an established suburban New England neighborhood. So, you’d think […]

Sports: Belmont Boys’ Basketball Quietly Enters Playoffs After Cathedral Roadrace

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Photo: Belmont’s Daniel Yardemian (center) being fouled by Cathedral’s Manny Green. Can a 16-6 team quietly enter the playoffs? Belmont High School Boys’ Basketball is doing just that, going about its business mostly under the radar as it enters the Division 2 North sectional tourney play on Wednesday, March 1 against Chelsea High School. And […]

Sports: Girl Hoopsters Top Seed In Sectionals, Boys’ In At 6th

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Photo: Game against Melrose two months ago. The Belmont High Girls’ Basketball team has secured the coveted number one seed in the coming Division 2 North sectional playoffs that begin next week.  The Boys’ squad has garnered the sixth seed and a first-round home game on Wednesday, March 1 at 7 p.m. against the Chelsea High […]

Be Counted: Belmont Town Census In the Mail This Week

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Photo: Belmont census in the mail.  It’s been delayed by a couple of weeks, but residents can anticipate the annual town census will be in their mailbox any day now, according to Ellen Cushman, Belmont’s town clerk. And Cushman encourages residents to complete and submit the census as Massachusetts General Laws require an annual listing of […]

Foodie’s Opening Set for Early March

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Photo: The rear/main entrance of the new Foodie’s Get ready for Belmont Center’s newest food destination. Foodie’s Urban Market, the Roxbury-based supermarket chain, will open its doors to its new 15,000 square foot store “in the next few weeks,” said Angela Braun, director of Belmont’s Health Department on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Braun and her assistant, […]

Sold in Belmont: $3.5M For Slice of Former Pizza Mogul’s Homestead

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Photo: A highlight of smart, architectural sensitive renovation in a split level in the Winn Brook. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 27 Willow St., Old-style (1903). Sold: $1,075,000. Listed at $1,075,000. Living area: 2,557 sq.-ft. 8 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. On the market: 81 days. • 7 Sherman […]