Belmont High Principal A Finalist To Lead Newburyport High

Photo: Dan Richards. Belmont High School Principal Daniel Richards is one of two finalists to become principal of Newburyport High School, having interviewed with the school’s staff and parents this past Thursday, Jan. 25.  The other finalist is Andrew Wulf, the administrator of teaching and learning in the Salem public schools. The next principal of the […]

Krafian Named ‘Outstanding Performer’ At State Invitational Track Meet

Photo: Belmont’s Anoush Krafian. When Anoush Krafian runs or jumps, you can bet that most athletes are trying in vain to catch her.  At the annual Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association Boys and Girls Invitational for Big Schools held Sunday, Jan. 28 at Boston’s Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center, Krafian stole the show by […]

Belmont Republicans To Select State Convention Delegates Feb. 6

Photo: MassGOP logo. On Tuesday, Feb. 6 (snow date Tuesday, Feb. 13) the Belmont Republican Town Committee will Caucus to select 18 delegates to the Massachusetts Republican Convention which will take place on Saturday, April 28 at the DCU Center in Worcester.  At the convention Republican candidates for federal and state positions, will be selected. […]

Belmont Girls’ Basketball Playoff Bound As It Heads Into Tough Away Games

Photo: Belmont freshman point guard “Kiki” Christofori driving vs. Watertown. The Belmont High Girls’ Basketball team is playoff bound after defeating its arch rivals, Watertown High, 67-24, on Friday, Jan. 26 at the Wenner Field House. Belmont (11-1) reached the 10-win postseason benchmark in its 11th game, the quickest the program has clinched a spot in […]

Shake Up: Major Changes For School Committee With Members On The Move

Photo: Lisa Fiore will be seeking a one-year term on the School Committee. A resignation, a reduction in time and a decision to seek higher office could likely bring a whole new look to the Belmont School Committee this Spring. At least one full-three year seat is currently open and a partial term could become […]

League Champs! Belmont Boys’ Swimming Takes Middlesex Season Title, First In Two Decades

Photo: The 2017-18 Belmont High Boys’ Swim team, Middlesex League champions. “How about those Marauders!” shouted senior captain Will Findlay as his teammates cheered in response, as the team celebrated winning the Middlesex League regular season championship for the first time since 1998 after defeating the coop team of Watertown/Arlington high schools, 87-78, in the […]

New Belmont High School Debt Vote Set For Nov. 6 After Meeting OKs Design, 7-12 School

Photo: Belmont High School Building Committee Chair William Lovallo. The future of a new Belmont High School will be decided on Tuesday, Nov. 6 when residents vote whether to authorize a debt exclusion for more than $200 million for a new high school, according to the head of the committee shepherding the project from concept to […]

Girl Scouts Score Cookie Sales With Board Of Selectmen

Photo: Before the board’s three-hour meeting Monday, (in front, from left) Natalie Berman, Reilly Lubien, Ava Eckman, Lucia Campisano, Nina Sheth-Voss; (in back, from left) Adam Dash; Mark Paolillo; Craig Spinale, Belmont Light’s acting General Manager, and Jim Williams. In the bleakness of winter, when days are short and the weather intemperate, there is a sliver of […]

Belmont Democrats to Elect Delegates to State Convention on Feb. 11

Photo: Democratic Convention, old school.                     The Belmont Democratic Town Committee will hold a party caucus at Town Hall to elect 18 delegates and 4 alternates for the 2018 Massachusetts Democratic Convention. Those wishing to vote in the caucus must be in line by 1:30 p.m. The caucus begins at 2 […]

Online Registration Coming for Incoming Kindergartners; 1-12 Students New to Belmont

Photo: Belmont Public Schools. The Belmont Public Schools is holding Online Registration beginning on Feb. 8 for the Fall of 2018 for incoming Kindergarten students and Grades 1-12 Families New to Belmont. Registration for Grades K-4 will be initiated online at: http://www.belmont.k12.ma.us/bps/K-4-Registration Registration for Grades 5-12 will be initiated online at: http://www.belmont.k12.ma.us/bps/Registration-Information After completing this step, parents […]