Soccer Night In Belmont Kicks Off With Varsity Doubleheader Sat. Sept 21

Photo: Soccer Night in Belmont The Belmont High School Boys and Girls Varsity soccer teams will headline the 4th annual “Soccer Night in Belmont” this Saturday, Sept. 21, starting at 4:30 p.m. at Harris Field Joining the high school teams will. be hundreds of players from the Belmont Soccer Association, their coaches, and other members […]

Belmont Football Off The Mark In Opener, Falls To Wakefield, 21-10

Photo: The Belmont High football team runs onto the field for the season opener vs. Wakefield. It was a perfect night for the first football game of the Belmont High football season: A Friday night under the lights, the weather fall-like cool and clear with a Harvest full moon and before a hyped up student […]

Search For New Police Chief Starts Inside Department This Week

Photo: Mark Paolillo (left) and James Hicks. Five candidates from within the Belmont Police Department have begun the selection process to become the town’s next Police Chief as the committee established to review the applicants has begun its work this week. The candidates will go before the Police Chief Screening Committee in executive session to […]

Boys’ Soccer Remains Unbeaten As Girls’ Go 2-0 For The Week

Photo: It was rock’em sock’em soccer at Harris Field on Thursday night, Sept. 142 as Belmont High Boys’ Soccer literally battled it out with Melrose, coming away with a 1-0 victory to keep its record unblemished at 3-0-0. Senior Jon Brabo scored on a header from a corner by junior Theo Kargere five minutes into […]

Art Gallery Seeking … Art For Fall Show

Photo: An example of the art that will be in the show. The Belmont Gallery of Art, located on the third floor of the Homer Building, is reaching out to local artists with a: Call for Art! Fall 2019. The Gallery of Art’s fall exhibit, “ELEMENTAL”, will explore how the foundational elements of making art work […]

Unbeaten Belmont Field Hockey ‘Keepers Stand Tall In Tie With Ranked Lexington

Photo: (from left) Belmont’s Sajni Sheth-Voss, Emma Donahue, Kendall Whalen, Katie Guden and Meaghan Noone defending a penalty corner in Belmont’s 1-1 draw with Lexington. With time running down in Saturday’s matinee against Lexington, Belmont High Field Hockey junior goalie Kendall Whalen was taken by surprise when what appeared to be a routine long clearing […]

West Nile Virus Found In Cambridge; Belmont Risk Factor Raised to ‘Moderate’

Photo: The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has raised the risk of Belmont residents being infected by the West Nile Virus from “low” to “moderate” after a human case of the virus was confirmed in Cambridge on Thursday, Sept. 12, according to the Belmont Board of Health and Health Department. In a press release dated Friday, […]

Belmont Field Hockey Finds Its ‘O’ffense in ‘OD’ As Marauders Stone Spartans

Photo: Emma O’Donovan after scoring for Belmont High School. In the past year, it seemed that Belmont High junior Emma O’Donovan had spent more time on crutches than on the ice or the turf. Injured last fall, the Marauder forward on this season’s field hockey squad missed the last half of the field hockey and […]

Belexit? Vote On A Return To Minuteman Tentatively Set For Special Town Meeting

Photo: Jim Gammell (left) and the Select Board discussing Belexit. The United Kingdom is in the midst of a contentious Brexit debate while Belmont is about to enter into Belexit, its own passionate dialogue on whether to return as a member or make a final, clean break with Minuteman Regional Tech. The Belmont Select Board […]