Minicozzis Lead Belmont’s Boys’, Girls’ Hoops In Wins Over Woburn

Photo: Belmont’s Nina Minicozzi scoring on a floater in the lane in action at Woburn. Senior captain Jess Giorgio said the last time she beat a Woburn team in their home gym was as a member of an eighth-grade traveling team. For her first three years at Belmont High, no matter how well the teams she […]

Snow Emergency Parking Ban Starts at Midnight, Saturday, Jan. 19

Photo: It’s official, parking ban starts Saturday midnight. The Town of Belmont has issued a Snow Emergency Parking Ban on on all roadways, as well as in municipal and Belmont public school parking lots, beginning at midnight, Saturday, Jan. 19, until further notice. All vehicles parked in violation of the ban will be towed at […]

Developer Proposes Senior-ish Housing At McLean; Residents Push Added Affordability

Photo: A photo/map of the “senior driven” development on McLean Hospital. A luxury residential developer came before the Belmont Planning Board on Tuesday, Jan. 16 with a proposal to construct a major senior-ish project on the McLean Hospital property comprised of 34 townhouses and 70 garden-style units in a parcel zoned 20 years ago for […]

Officially On The Hook: Selectmen Approve Bonding For New 7-12 School

Photo: The latest from Perkins + Will architects, facing Clay Pit Pond. There was the debate, the vote by residents, the approval of Town Meeting. And on Monday, Jan. 7, the Belmont Board of Selectmen made it official in a five-minute signing: the town’s taxpayers are now on the hook to pay for the new […]

Belmont ’19-’20 School Year Opening Wednesday, Sept. 4

Photo: It’s already out; the ’19-’20 school calendar. While the current school term is barely halfway completed, the Belmont School Committee has its eyes on next year’s calendar. The school district presented the “final” version of the 2019-2020 calendar which the committee appeared to approve unanimously at its Jan. 8 meeting. Keeping with tradition, Belmont […]

Belmont Business Owners Being Asked In Survey How To Stimulate Local Economy

Photo: Businesses in Belmont Center. The Town of Belmont is sponsoring a survey conducted by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) to guide town policy and is asking for information about what changes Belmont business owners would change to stimulate the town’s economy, including their insights into how to create jobs, support business development, and strengthen […]

Public Meeting On New Rink Set (Sort Of) For Jan. 22

Photo: A new facility will replace the “Skip” Viglirolo rink adjacent to Harris Field. The public will get its opportunity to listen and speak up on a new skating rink as a tentative date was presented at the Belmont School Committee meeting Tuesday, Jan. 8. “Now is the time to take the next step” on […]

Yardemian Breaks 1,000 Point Mark In Win Over Arlington; Girls’ Stay Unbeaten

Photo: Danny Yardemian with his folks after scoring his 1,000’s point. It wasn’t if but when Danny Yardemian would break the 1,000 point barrier against Arlington Friday night, Jan. 11. And the 1,000th and 1,001st points came on a layup just before the half time buzzer blared as Yardemian capped off an 18 point first […]

Now There Are Two: Warrant Committee’s Epstein Pulls Selectman Papers

Photo: Roy Epstein It didn’t take long for the race to fill the open seat on the Board of Selectmen to became a real contest. Warrant Committee Chair Roy Epstein picked up nomination papers at the Town Clerk’s Office on Friday morning, Jan. 11, two days after Town Meeting member Jessica Bennett obtained hers, setting […]