A Cruise For Graduating Seniors At The Annual All Night Party

Photo: All Aboard.  Entering Belmont High School less than three hours after graduation last Sunday, June 3, you’d have found yourself on the gangplank to a voyage into the future. The 44th annual Belmont High School All Night Party transformed the hallways, the lunchroom and the school’s auditorium into a cruise ship – “USS Marauder” […]

One Run Playoff: Belmont High Baseball Bows Out To Arlington In First Round

Photo: Senior Steve Rizzuto crossing the plate after hitting a home run in the bottom of the 10th against Arlington. The playoffs ended way too soon for Belmont High baseball. A pair of errors on fly balls in the outfield proved the difference as Belmont walked off Brendan Grant Field as 12-ranked and Middlesex League rival […]

Belmont Light Announces Summer Office Hours

Photo: Following the lead by the town, Belmont Light has announced changes to its office hours for the summer. From June 11 through Aug. 31, Belmont’s electrical utility company will be opening at 7 a.m. weekday, one hour earlier than its normal 8 a.m., in order to better serve our customers, especially those with contractors doing […]

Both Rugby and Tennis, Boys’ Lacrosse and Baseball Seek Postseason Success

Photo: Steve Rizzuto in last year’s playoffs. It’s playoff time for Belmont High’s spring season’s teams highlighted by both rugby squads finishing the season undefeated and ranked number one in the state Division 1 playoffs. The defending state champions and number 1 ranked Belmont High Girls’ Rugby will host fourth-seed Needham in the semifinals at 6:30 p.m. […]

New Hours Of Operation At Town Hall, Homer Building To Better Serve Residents

Photo: The Homer Building. In an effort to better serve Belmont residents seeking services, the Board of Selectmen voted unanimously Monday, June 4, to implement on a trial basis new operating hours at town offices in the Town Hall complex including Town Hall and the Homer Building. Beginning this coming Monday, June 11, and running through Friday, […]

You Can Ring My Bell: Belmont Farmers Market’s Opening Day Thursday, June 7

Photo: The Farmers Market is back for another season. The Market Day bell will be heard throughout Belmont Center as the Belmont Farmers Market returns for another season on Thursday, June 7 in the Claflin Street Municipal Parking lot. Opening Day events include: • 1:55 p.m.: Fanfare by Dave Douglas of the Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra. • 2 […]

Last Year’s Failed Articles Return On Town Meeting’s Final Night

Photo: Floyd Carman, town treasurer. “If at first you don’t succeed, Try, try, try again,” goes the old proverb by Thomas Palmer. And on the final night of the 2018 annual Town Meeting, two articles that failed in 2017 will return for a second try before the town’s legislative body. Articles 24 and 25 are not […]

Track: Krafian Repeats As Hurdles State Champ; Perkins 2nd In Record Time

Photo: Anoush Krafian Belmont High School Senior Anoush Krafian finished her Massachusetts High School track career in style by repeating as champion in the 100 meters hurdles, coming within one-one hundredth of a second of the state record as she left a talented field in her wake at the MIAA All-State Outdoor Track and Field […]

A Coach’s Tribute To Dan Kelleher, Belmont’s Mr. Hockey

Photo: Belmont Mites, 2017 (credit: Agganis Arena) By Paul Graham In the suburbs of Boston, nestled between Cambridge and Waltham, and in a constant battle to the north with Arlington and to the south with Watertown, lies the hockey enclave of Belmont. Although it does not receive the same fanfare as places like Warroad or […]