Sports: Rizzuto’s Scoring Tear Lifts Boys’ Hockey In 2018

Photo: Steve Ruzzuto vs.  First, the good news: Steve Rizzuto is running hotter than your heating system during the latest artic snap. The Belmont High senior forward scored consecutive hat-tricks, the second coming in Belmont’s 6-1 away shellacking of Woburn High on Wednesday, Jan. 3. And when the Marauders were down 1-0 deep in the third period […]

Sold In Belmont: The ‘Quintessential’ Multi-Family First Sale In 2018

Photo: Two-families are just as quintessential Belmont as the Colonial. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 28-30 Gilbert Rd., Multi-family (1923). Sold: $825,000. Listed at $899,900. Living area: 2,050 sq.-ft. 10 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths. On the market: 79 days. I keep calling the Colonial-style residential structure the […]

Sports: Girls’, Boys’ Hoops Take Measure of Tanners, Home and Away

Photo: Jenny Call (21) and Carly Christofori (12) turn on the ball during Belmont’s game with Woburn. They weren’t games you’d write home about but two wins are two wins as both Belmont basketball teams took the measure of Woburn in a pair of important early-season contests. Bench Comes Up Big In Belmont Girls’ Come-From-Behind […]

Battling A Blizzard: A Talk With Belmont Highway’s Michael Santoro [Video]

Photo: Trapelo Road, Belmont; 11:45 a.m. Whether it’s a few inches to a foot or two, when snow covers Belmont’s streets, Mike Santoro is the town’s employee residents count on to keep the roads and parking areas clear and safe to travel. With an anticipated 12 to 16 inches of the white stuff heading the […]

Phone Numbers, Internet Sites To Have Handy During the Belmont Blizzard

Photo: Numbers you’ll need to keep close-by during the blizzard. With Thursday’s nor’easter forecast to bring a foot of drifting snow and steady sustained winds, residents who were anticipating a day of Netflix and cooking could find their homes in the dark due to down power lines or  localized flooding.  Below are a few sites […]

Belmont Shuts Down Thursday As Major Storm Arrives – But Trash Will Be Picked Up!

Photo: It’s coming! Belmont will effectively shut down for the entirety of Thursday, Jan. 4, as the region will be hit by what some are calling a “bomb cyclone” or what most New Englanders still describe as a good ol’ Nor’easter. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning at 4:29 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3 […]

Recycling Event Cancelled Again; Rescheduled to Jan. 13

Photo: Cardboard recycling. The weather does not want to cooperate. With a foot of snow earlier in the week, anticipated temperatures in the single digits and the demands on the Department of Public Works has forced the town to once again cancel the town-wide cardboard recycling event this Saturday. The event has been rescheduled to […]

Another One Bites The Dust: Perkins Breaks 300 Record; Fastest 600 HS Runner in US

Photo: Calvin Perkins at the 2017 Massachusetts All-State outdoor meet. Don’t tell Calvin Perkins to slow down; he’s got more records to break. The Belmont High senior all-star has taken down his second school indoor track record, turning in a stellar 35.67 second in the 300 meters last Thursday, Dec. 28 at Boston University in […]

Sold in Belmont: Ending the Year with Million Dollar Multi-families

Photo: The multi-family at 7 Pine St. in the arbor-named neighborhood at the corner of Belmont and Trapelo. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 7 Pine St., Multi-family (1913). Sold: $1,199,000. Listed at $1,299,000. Living area: 2,754 sq.-ft. 11 rooms, 6 bedrooms, 3 baths. On the market: 114 days. Last sold: […]