What’s Opened, Closed on Patriots’ Day in Belmont

Photo: Lexington Minuteman statue by Henry H. Kitson was erected in 1900 to memorialize the Lexington Minutemen. Today is Patriots’ Day (or Patriot’s Day in Maine) commemorating the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775, the first battles of the American Revolutionary War. The holiday was once celebrated on April 19 but now is observed […]

Crowley’s Opening Day Walk Off Double Sparks Belmont Baseball’s 3-0 Start

Photo: Dennis Crowley (right) celebrating his walk-off double which won the season opener for Belmont. After spending the entire baseball season opener on the bench, Belmont High School Junior Dennis Crowley was just looking for any chance to help the team in the first game. And with a little preseason training, he felt he was ready. […]

Stay on Course: Fiore Retains Chair of School Committee

Photo: Lisa Fiore. While the Belmont Board of Selectmen made a significant change to its leadership after Town Election, the Belmont School Committee decided it would stay the course. During a possibly record-setting meeting for brevity – the get-together took a mere 25 minutes which included the members having a new group portrait taken – the committee […]

14 Roads Slated For Reconstruction in Fiscal ’18

Photo: It’s so bad, it’s a winner! (Thanks, Google) For homeowners on 14 roads in Belmont: Congratulations, you’ve won the bad street lottery. According to the town’s Office of Community Development, the thoroughfares you live on are deemed so in disrepair – more than half of the roads have a pavement condition index (PCI) rating in […]

New Belmont High Team – So Far – Introduced to Public

Photo: Thomas Gatzunis (left) and Richard Marks of the Daedalus Projects Company. More than 100 residents braved the cold rain Thursday night, April 6, to head to the Beech Street Center to get an early look at the progress of the construction/renovation of a new Belmont High School. And if the albeit limited number of […]

Letter to the Editor: Dash Thanks Supporters, Residents For Placing Faith in Him

Photo: Adam Dash To the Belmont Community: Thank you for placing your faith in me and electing me to be your next Selectman. I have spent many years working to make Belmont a great place to live, and I am excited to continue this work on the Board of Selectmen.  I have learned so much […]

Public Forum on New Belmont High Thursday at the Beech 7PM

Photo: Belmont High School The first Belmont community forum on the Belmont High School Project will be held at the Beech Street Center at 266 Beech St. on Thursday, April 6, starting at 7 p.m. The agenda for this meeting will begin with a project update presented by the Belmont High School Building Committee followed by an update […]

Letter to the Editor: Belmont Day School Expansion A Traffic Problem

Photo: Belmont Day School. To the editor: I sent a letter to the Belmont Planning Board yesterday (April 4, 2017) from my neighbors and my wife and me. [See letter below] As you can see from the letter, we only learned last week that the Belmont Day School is proposing adding a 25,000 square feet buildings on […]

Winn Brook Tennis Courts Renovation Bid Under Budget

Photo: Winn Brook Tennis Courts. The Community Preservation Committee will be receiving a chunk of change back into its coffers after the town accepted the lowest qualified bid for the renovation of the Winn Brook Tennis Courts.  Century Paving and Construction of Fall River was awarded the contract to replace the four tennis courts adjacent […]