New HS Construction Schedule, Exterior Design Update At Tuesday’s Meeting

Photo: Belmont High School design The Belmont High School Building Committee,
 the School Committee, and the Board of Selectmen is holding a joint meeting to present to the public construction phasing and exterior design update on Tuesday, June 19 at 7 p.m. 
Chenery Middle School Community Room
, 95 Washington St. The night’s agenda includes: Construction phasing […]

Belmont’s Battle Of The Bands Opens Payson Park Music Festival June 20

Photo:  The fifth annual Battle of the Bands sponsored by Belmont Savings Bank opens the 28th season of the Payson Park Music Festival on Wednesday, June 20 at Payson Park. Middle school and high school bands from local communities will compete to be Battle of the Bands Champions. The concert begins at 6:45 p.m. The band competing this year are: Moonkite Buzzards […]

Celebrate Father’s Day On The Course Of The Brendan’s Home Run

Photo: And they’re off. Father’s Day usually starts with a hearty breakfast before a day of relaxation. But Father’s Day in Belmont begins on the starting line of the five-kilometer race through town as the 17th Annual Brendan’s Home Run takes place on Sunday, June 17. The certified 5K (3.1 miles) race and walk starts and finishes […]

Belmont’s Cushman Named Massachusetts’ Town Clerk Of The Year

Photo: Ellen Cushman at work, announcing election results. Belmont Town Clerk Ellen Cushman was awarded Town Clerk of the Year at the Summer Massachusetts Town Clerk’s Association Conference held on Thursday, June 14, “There are 351 Town Clerks in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and ours was awarded Town Clerk of the Year, a well-deserved honor,” according […]

Lime Or Orange: Town-Wide Bike Sharing To Start June 30

Photo: Spencer Gober with a LimeBike. Belmont residents will soon be able to choose between lime or orange, and it isn’t the type of citrus-flavored water served at Town Hall. Rather, the fruity choice is the colors associated with a pair of bike-sharing companies which will soon be up and running in Belmont. Walking into […]

2018 Belmont High Graduation In Words And Pictures

Photo: Mortarboard saying With a cool 60-degrees outside keeping the temp ceremony below the usual sweltering conditions of past graduations, the Wenner Field House was packed with family, relatives, and friends who witnessed a record 331 seniors from the class of 2018  graduate from Belmont High School on Sunday, June 3. The afternoon was filled […]

New Retail/Residential Project On Trapelo Could Spur Waverley Sq Redevelopment

Photo: The location on Trapelo Road of new development in Waverley Square. A pair of mixed-use developments slated for the heart of Waverley Square could hearken the beginning of a major renovation to Belmont’s business center, according to the longtime resident leading the Developer Joe DeStefano is proposing two nearly identical projects with ground floor […]

Before Heading (With A Relay In Tow) To Track Nationals, Krafian Places Twice at New Englands

Photo: They’re back! Anoush and the Belmont Boys (this photo is from last year’s event) return to the National Outdoor track meet this weekend. (Heather Krafian, photo) Before she leaves Thursday for the 2018 New Balance Nationals Outdoor meet in Greensboro, N.C., Belmont High’s recent graduate Anoush Krafian traveled to the New England Championships in […]