Obituary: William ‘Bill’ Skelley; Former Selectman, ‘A True Belmontian’

Photo: William R. Skelley III (Linkedin) William R. Skelley III, a born and bred Belmontan who served two terms as a Selectman and was known for the honesty and high integrity he brought to town government, died on April 3, 2018, in hospice care in New Hampshire. Skelley, 70, died from a reoccurrence of cancer he fought for […]

Meet Tara: Belmont’s Newest School Committee Member Speaks on Topping the Ticket and Her Agenda [VIDEO]

Photo: The Donner clan celebrating; (from left, top) Steven Rotman, Susan Donner Rotman, Audra, Tara, Hazel and Abigail Donner. It’s 9 p.m. on a school night but Hazel and Audra are bouncing around the Donner house, running ragged all sorts of adults who had gathered at the Payson Road abode to celebrate a newcomers entry […]

Town Election ’18: Donner, Burgess-Cox Heading To School Board As Few Voters Venture Out To The Polls

Photo: Asst. Town Clerk Meg Piccione reading the results of the Belmont Town Election on April 3. In a town election that saw one of the lowest turnouts in the past decade, a teacher topped the ballot in the race to run the Belmont’s schools.  In the only competitive town-wide race, newcomer Tara Donner outpaced […]

Belmont Rate Payers To See Water, Sewer Bills Rise Less Than 1 Percent

Photo: A slight increase this year in water and sewer rates. Belmont ratepayers will see their combined water and sewer bill increase a minuscule one half of a percent in the 2019 fiscal year beginning on July 1 as the Belmont Board of Selectmen approved the recommendations from the Belmont Department of Public Works on Monday, […]

Belmont Votes: 2018 Town Election

Photo: The annual Belmont Town Election takes place on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.  And below is information that will make the process of casting your ballot all that much easier. Whose running for town wide and Town Meeting  Click here for the Belmont League of Women Voters Guide […]

Sold In Belmont: Colonial, Cape and Townhouse All Top Seven Figures

Photo:  A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 51 Prentiss Ln., Colonial (1926). Sold: $1,700,000. Listed at $1,799,000. Living area: 2,718 sq.-ft. 9 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. On the market: 147 days. Last sold: Aug. 2004, $1,556,000. • 39 Gilmore Rd., Cape (1941). Sold: $1,150,000. Listed at $1,050,000. Living area: 2,775 sq.-ft. 7 […]

Belmont World Series Presents ‘All the Dreams in the World’ on Monday, April 2

Photo: Pamela Ramos stars in “All the Dreams in the World” The North American premiere of the France/Portugal film “All the Dreams in the World” (“Tous les rêves du monde”) will be screened on Monday, April 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Belmont’s Studio Cinema, 376 Trapelo Rd., as part of the Belmont World Film 17th annual International Film […]

Big Street Closures/Delays Monday, April 2 in Belmont

Photo: Upper Concord Avenue between Winter and Marsh streets. The Belmont Police Department has issued a pair of street advisories that will impact traffic in and through Belmont on Monday, April 2. On Monday and Tuesday, FE French Construction will close the outbound (heading towards Lexington) upper Concord Avenue between Winter and Marsh streets starting at […]