Planning Board Expands South Pleasant District With Eye On Waverley Square

Photo: Andy Rojas at the July Planning Board meeting with the proposed plans for an assisted living center. With an eye on the future of a “new” Waverley Square that will be unrecognizable “in 10 years,” the Belmont Planning Board has expanded the overlay district along South Pleasant Street it approved in July at its […]

Belmont High Volleyball Two For Two In Season Openers [VIDEO]

Photo: Belmont’s Leah Babroudi at the net against Burlington. Last year Belmont High volleyball’s young team squeaked into the playoffs with a .500 record than losing in the first round. Now, with a year’s worth of experience under their belt and a familiarity playing as a team, Belmont’s Head Coach Jen Couture has high hopes […]

Belmont Girls’ Soccer Leaves It Late In 2-1 Home Opener Win As Frosh Goalie Shines

Photo: Ella Gagnon (21) scoring the equalizer vs. Wilmington. It wasn’t the way freshman goalie Bridgette Martin wanted to start her first varsity game against Wilmington. On the first ball that came her way, Martin – who admitted being nervous when the game got underway – hesitated for a second and saw it go behind […]

Extended Opening For Belmont Gallery’s ‘Rhythm and Hues’

Photo: “New Orleans Band by Woody Giessman The Belmont Gallery of Art’s latest exhibition, “Rhythm and Hues: Art Inspired by Music” opens today, Friday, Sept. 7 with special extended hours, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nearly 42 artists are taking part in this show that celebrates art inspired by music.  The opening reception takes […]

Preview: 2018 Belmont High Field Hockey [Video]

Photo: The 2018 Belmont High Field Hockey senior captains: (from left) Mia Kaldenbaugh, Morgan Chase, Jordan Lettiere. Coming off a 12-2-2 regular season, Belmont High’s 2018 Field Hockey has high expectations for the coming season, as noted by the Boston Globe ranking the 2017 Middlesex Liberty runners-up 19th in its preseason poll. Repeating as league champions […]

Belmont Police Seek Witnesses to Fatal Pedestrian Crash 

Photo: Investigators at the scene of the accident Aug. 28. The Belmont Police Department is asking the public for information about a fatal pedestrian crash at the intersection of Sycamore and Lexington streets in Belmont, according to a press release. Officers responded to the intersection at approximately 8:25 a.m. on Tuesday Aug. 28. A white […]

State OKs $80.6M Grant To Build New 7-12 School; Critical Debt Vote In November

Photo: The design of the new Belmont 7-12 High School. The future of the new 7-12 High School is now in the hands of Belmont voters. Last Wednesday, Aug. 29, the Massachusetts School Building Authority approved a $80.6 million grant towards the $295.2 million Belmont High School Building Project, endorsing more than two years of […]

Services For Crosswalk Victim Today, Wednesday, In Waltham

Photo: Sachi Gaurang Thanawala Services for the victim of a pedestrian/vehicle accident in the crosswalk at Sycamore and Lexington will be held today, Wednesday, Sept. 5 in Waltham. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral services for Sachi Gaurang Thanawala of Sycamore Street at the Mary Catherine Chapel of Brasco & Sons, 773 Moody St., Waltham, Wednesday, […]