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. […]

Sports: Allard’s Wonder Goal Gives Unbeaten Belmont 3-2 Win Over Winchester

Photo: Carey Allard celebrates the winning goal vs. Winchester. When Winchester forward Anna Carazza’s centering “pass” dropped into Belmont’s net with 12 minutes remaining in Saturday’s exciting battle of the unbeaten between Belmont and Winchester, it appeared the game’s momentum was about to turn in the Sachems’ favor. But as Winchester – ranked 7th in […]

Girls’, Boys’ Soccer Meet Top 10 Winchester Saturday After Scrappy Week

Photo: Belmont against Leington. It will an early test of just how good both Belmont High School soccer teams are in 2017 as the Girls’ and Boys’ soccer programs take on league-leading and top 10 Winchester sides on Saturday, Sept. 23  during the annual Soccer Night in Belmont festivities. Both teams are coming off a […]

Soccer Night In Belmont Kicks Off Saturday, Sept. 23 With Doubleheader

  Photo: It will be an afternoon and evening of top notch soccer the Belmont High School Boys and Girls varsity soccer teams  headline the second annual Soccer Night in Belmont on Saturday, Sept. 23, joined at the event by hundreds of younger players from Belmont 2nd Soccer and the Belmont Soccer Association, their coaches, […]

Protect Your Financial Info From Cyber Attack At Library Talk Saturday

Photo: Protect yourself from cyber attacks and data breaches.  You may know Town Meeting Member Paul Roberts as a community gadfly, but he is also one of the leading voices in the world of cyber security as editor in chief of The Security Ledger. (If you run a business, manage an office or just worried […]

Belmont Community Chorus Welcome All Singers For Fall Season

Photo: The Belmont Community Chorus performing at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Breakfast in 2015. (Photo Jirair Hovsepian (c)) The Belmont Community Chorus welcomes all singers, ages 12 and up, who love to sing!  The Fall session begins Monday, Oct. 2, and runs through mid-December. Rehearsals are Monday evenings, 7:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Belmont High School […]

Letter To The Editor: Let’s Talk Trash; The Type You Pay To Throw

Photo: A sample PAYT bag presented at public discussions sponsored by the Belmont Department of Public Works in June. To the editor: The Belmont Board of Selectmen will need to vote soon on issuing a Request for Proposals for the town’s waste contract since the current contract expires in June. It’s really important that the […]

Girl Ruggers Feted by Town For Historic State Championship

Photo: Girls Rugby state champions with the Board of Selectmen. It’s been three months since a group of Belmont High “ruggers” captured the historic first-ever state-sanctioned girls rugby championship in the US on a warm late spring day in Beverly. This week, the victory was hailed officially by the town as the Board of Selectmen […]

de Magistristos OK’d To Open ‘Neighborhood’ Eatery In Macy’s Block

Photo: Damian de Magistris  It doesn’t yet have a name, but a new eatery from the Belmont family that brought upscale il Casale will be up and running in Belmont Center next year. That’s the outcome from the Planning Board that voted to waive the town’s bylaw on restaurant parking requirements allowing the de Magistris family to […]