Sports Update: Softball Earns Big Win, Baseball Rolls Along

Photo: Senior Bryan Goodwin driving in a run vs. Winchester. After a rough start, Belmont High Softball got off the snide and earned a 9-4 home victory over Winchester High at the Concord Avenue Field on Friday, April 28. The girls are now sporting a 1-4 record but with progress coming on a daily basis […]

So Long, Cushing Village; Say Hello to ‘The Bradford’

Photo: Otto Weiss, the “Bradford’s” project manager. A sly smile crossed Bill Lovett’s face like he had a secret he wanted so badly to tell. So he did. Lovett, a senior development manager at Toll’s Apartment Living which owns the 168,000 sq.-ft. apartment/retail/parking complex set to be built in the heart of Belmont’s Cushing Square […]

Three Routes Presented As Finalists for Belmont’s Community Path

Photo: Screenshot of the presentation from Pare Corp of one of the three top-ranking routes. And now there are three. After more than a half a year of analysis and study, the project management team conducting a feasibility study of a community path in Belmont presented to the public three possible routes that “scored” the […]

Annual Lone Tree Hill Volunteer Day Takes Place Saturday, 9AM-1PM

Photo: Working at the Pine Allee On Saturday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Belmont Citizens Forum in conjunction with the Judith K. Record Memorial Conservation Fund is sponsoring its fifth annual Lone Tree Hill Volunteer Day.  High school and middle school students can earn community service credits. This year, there is a […]

Belmont School Budget Tops $60 Million With Town’s Share $53 Million

Photo: The fiscal 2018 school budget It got a bit more pricey to educate the kids in Belmont as the School Committee unanimously approved the fiscal 2018 school budget that tops $60 million. Saying that there were “no surprises” in the final numbers, the School District’s Director of Finance, Business, and Operations Anthony DiCologero said the […]

Toll Bros Update of Cushing Village Development Thursday, April 27

Photo: Under construction. The developer of the Cushing Village project now under construction in Cushing Square will hold a public meeting this week to provide residents an update on where the development is at and where it is going. Toll Brothers Apartment Living, the apartment development division of Toll Brothers, Inc., the nation’s premier builder […]

It’s Official: The Final Day of School For Belmont Students Is …

Photo: The day has been set. How appropriate the final day of school for Belmont students is the first day of summer. The Belmont School Committee voted unanimously on Tuesday, April 26 to approve Wednesday, June 21 as the last day of classes for all grades in Belmont. With a mere three snow days used this […]

Sports: After Rough Start, Youthful Boys’ Lax Finds a D That Works

Photo: Belmont’s Jackson Pullman vs. Tewksbury In its first two matches of the season, Belmont High Boys’ Lacrosse looked really good … for the first 12 minutes.  In each game, Belmont outplayed two tough, experienced teams in Melrose and Newton South, outscoring them 2-1 and 1-0 in the first quarter. But Boys’ Lacrosse games are […]

Belmont High Dems Screening Oscar-Nominated Documentary ’13th’ Thursday

Photo: The poster for the documentary  The Young Democrats of Belmont High School invite the town to join them for a panel discussion featuring local politicians and others on the criminal justice system, following a screening of the 2017 Oscar-nominated documentary “13th”. The 2016 documentary will be shown on Thursday, April 27 from 6 p.m. to […]

Belmont’s 2017 Outstanding Teachers Named With A Surprise Visit and Balloons

Photo: (from left) Janice Darius, Assistant Superintendent, BPS; Jennifer Pressey, OTA Honoree; and Danielle Betancourt, Principal, Butler Elementary School. The Foundation for Belmont Education announce t0day, Tuesday, April 25, the recipients of the 2017 Outstanding Teacher Awards and of the S. Warren Farrell Award for Educational Excellence, sponsored by Belmont Savings Bank Foundation. The teachers […]