Belmont High Volleyball Playoff Short But With Promise for Next Year

Photo: Jane Mahon and  After securing a playoff spot on the last day of the season, Belmont High Volleyball traveled to the 15-4 Cambridge Rindge & Latin last Saturday, Nov. 3 for the Marauders first sectional game in two years. And it was a quick trip in the postseason for Belmont and their Head Coach […]

Belmont Boys’ Soccer Frozen Out By Concord-Carlisle, 2-1, in Sectional Semis

Photo: Belmont’s Mick Pomer awaits a pass vs. Concord-Carlisle. Friday night’s soccer match was played in frigid and windy conditions better suited for a retreat from Moscow. And for Belmont High Boys’ Soccer, the outcome of the Division 2 North Sectional semifinals at Woburn High was as bitter as the weather as the Marauders fell […]

After OT Win, Belmont Field Hockey Sees Playoff Run End To Central Catholic

Photo: Junior Morgan Chase scores vs. Central Catholic. For 60 minutes on Saturday night, Nov. 4, the Belmont High Field Hockey team ran, passed and demonstrated solid stick skills that on most days would secure an easy victory for the Marauders. But that wasn’t the case on a turf field in downtown Lawrence. It just […]

Going Up? Lack Of Temp Elevator Could Fast Forward New Police Station Decision

Photo: An exterior elevator in Italy. Two months ago, the Major Capital Projects Working Group revealed a long-term plan for a new Belmont Police Headquarters located adjacent to the Water Division facility at the end of Woodland Street. Best guess for its opening? Approximately 2026-ish.   But there’s a chance the working group could recommend bringing […]

Belmont Boys’ Soccer Meets Playoff Arch-Rival Concord In Semis After Dispatching Billerica, Winchester

Photo: Belmont junior Alex Rokosz goes up for a loose ball vs. Billerica.  There is one thing about the upcoming Division 2 North Sectional semifinal matchup between Belmont and Concord-Carlisle Regional that spectators can already count on. It will be entertaining.  The game scheduled for Friday, Nov. 10 at 4 p.m. at Woburn High School have […]

Four Nights In Venice: First Church Children’s Music Presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s ‘The Gondoliers’

Photo: The poster of the show. Be transported to Venice for a night of comic opera when you attend Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Gondoliers” performed by The Children’s Music Program of the First Church Belmont Unitarian Universalist, located at 404 Concord Ave. just outside Belmont Center. The plot is typical G&S – a topsy turvy comedy in […]

New HiTech Water Meters Installment Start By New Year

Photo: You soon will use your smartphone to manage your water consumption in Belmont. New water meters which will allow consumers to view and manage their water consumption in real time will begin being installed town wide by the New Year, according to the head of the Belmont Department of Public Works. DPW Director Jay Marcotte told […]

Belmont Girls’ Soccer Falls 1-0 To Woburn in Playoff Opener

Photo: Senior Carey Allard at the end of the game with Woburn. Using a physical shutdown defense and capitalizing with a stylish goal on one of its two shots on net, Woburn High Girls’ Soccer upended favorites and hosts Belmont, 1-0, in the quarterfinals of the Division 2 North sectional playoffs held on a breezy, chilly Harris […]

League of Women Voters Holding Special Town Meeting Preview Monday

Photo: Modular classrooms. The Belmont League of Women Voters and Warrant Committee is co-sponsoring a warrant briefing to acquaint Town Meeting members and residents with the articles in the Special Town Meeting warrant. The meeting will take place Monday evening, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. This is an opportunity for Town […]

Sports: Volleyball Back In Playoffs; Friday Night Clash At Cambridge

Photo: Back to the playoffs. A ticket to the sectional playoffs for Belmont High Volleyball came down to the proverbial “win or go home” match with Wayland on Monday, Oct. 30. Having last played in the post-season in 2014 – finishing 15-5 and reaching the quarterfinals – Marauder’s Head Coach Jen Couture said before the game […]