Boys Soccer Hits High On Soccer Night But Find Scoring Wanting Since

Photo: Belmont’s Jake Carson celebrate his goal vs. Winchester. Jake Carson sure knew how to end “Soccer Night In Belmont” on a high note. The Belmont High senior co-captain broke an offside trap from the Winchester High School back line and slotted the ball by goalie Justin Polcari – who was spectacular in net making […]

With Two Days Left, Friends Of PQ Park Nears Fundraising Goal

Photo: Putting up the new sign at PQ Park. With a deadline of Saturday, Sept. 30, to meet the town’s requirement for private funding of $35,000 for the renovation of PQ Park, the Friends of PQ Park announced today that it is $5,000 shy of its goal in these final days.   This grassroots effort, led […]

Belmont Educators Come Out In Mass To Support Contract Negotiations

Photo: Kristen Bell speaking before the School Committee and her colleagues. Approximately 125 teachers and educators jammed into the Community Room at the Chenery Middle School Tuesday night, Sept 26, to demonstrate its support of its union – the Belmont Education Association – before the Belmont School Committee as the two sides attempt to hammer […]

After Loss in League Opener, Belmont Football Readies for Reading Thursday

Photo: The Belmont defensive line. Belmont High School Football Head Coach Yann Kumin will be looking for the offensive line to spring the running game as the Marauders play host to the Reading High Rockets on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. The game was pushed up a day from the traditional Friday Night start […]

The 411 On The Town’s New Trash Collection System

Photo: A 64-gallon bin being lifted into an automated trash collecting truck. Note: Below is a letter from the Belmont Department of Public Works with details on the new automated trash collection system approved by the Board of Selectmen. At their meeting this past Monday, Sept. 25, the Board of Selectmen voted in favor for […]

Town’s New 25 MPH Speed Limit Begins Sunday, Oct. 1

Photo: Getting across town will take just a bit longer starting on Sunday, Oct. 1 as the speed limit throughout most of Belmont will be lowered to 25 mph which the Belmont Police will begin to enforce. This past spring, Belmont Town Meeting voted to lower the speed limit in a thickly settled area from 30 […]

Schools Asking $2.6 Million For Burbank Modulars At Special Town Meeting

Photo: Modular classrooms. The Belmont School Committee will seek $2.6 million from November’s Special Town meeting to purchase and install four modular classrooms and pay for long-anticipated repairs at the Burbank Elementary School. The classrooms are expected to be up and running by the first day of the 2018-19 school year in September 2018, according […]

Selectmen OK Automated Trash Collection, Pay As You Throw Set Aside For Now

Photo: Kim Slack speaking before the Board of Selectmen, DPW Director Jay Marcotte looking on. Belmont residents will soon have their curbside trash picked up by an automated trash collection truck requiring each household to use a 65-gallon wheeled barrel to place their garbage after the Belmont Board of Selectmen voted 2 to 1 to […]

Sold In Belmont: Ranch (House) On The Hill Sells For $1.14 Million

Photo: A ranch house built on a slab of concrete with oil heat and with a town grade of C+; that’s worth a cool million in Belmont. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 49 Robin Wood Rd., Ranch (1957). Sold: $1,140,000. Listed at $1,129,000. Living area: 2,144 sq.-ft. […]