Roll Call Bylaw Motion Likely To Send Special Town Meeting Late Into The Night

Photo: Town Moderator Mike Widmer If a recent public meeting is any indication of the feelings of both sides of the issue, Belmont Town Meeting Members would be advised to bring their pillows and mugs of coffee to the night in mid-November the Special Town Meeting takes up revising the roll call bylaw. Not that […]

Ranked 4th, Belmont Field Hockey Host N. Andover In Playoff Opener, Wednesday at 3:30PM

Photo: Senior Katie Guden on the move vs. Winchester. The Belmont High School Field Hockey squad will be looking skyward during the upcoming playoffs, not so much for heavenly intervention than looking for dark clouds. Ranked 4th in the Division 1 North Sectionals, the Marauders – which finished the season at 13-2-1 – will host […]

Winchester Couple Plans To Open Belmont’s First Pot Shop On Pleasant Street

Photo: A rendering of the proposed marijuana dispensary along Pleasant Street. A Winchester couple has applied for a license and special permit to operate a recreational marijuana establishment on Pleasant Street. Kelly and Stephen Tomasello have signed a five-year lease with Paul Tocci, Jr to turn a nondescript commercial storage site at 1010 Pleasant St. […]

Letter To The Editor: Give To UNICEF During Treat Or Treating

Photo: Give to UNICEF this Halloween To the Belmont community: Are you trick-or-treating this year? Do you want to make a difference? This Halloween, the Belmont High School UNICEF Chapter is bringing Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF to the town once again! What is Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF? Only one of UNICEF’s biggest fundraisers! UNICEF – the United […]

Playoff Bound! Belmont Football Clinch Postseason Spot With 42-7 Pounding Of Woburn

Photo: Belmont RB Chad Francis runs for his third consecutive 200-plus yard performance against Woburn. After a disheartening start to the season which saw three losses in close games, the Belmont High School football Marauders has put together a three game winning streak culminating in a comprehensive 42-7 beatdown of Woburn Friday night, Oct. 25 […]

Booo-reaucrats! Halloween At Town Hall; Monday, Oct. 28

Photo: Flying monkeys and a scarecrow in the Town Clerk’s Office. It’s scarier than your next property tax bill and more deadly than a night debating bylaw amendments at Town Meeting. What could be this frightening? It’s the second annual Halloween Trick or Treat at Town Hall on Monday, Oct. 28 from 4 p.m. to […]

Fire Hits Trapelo Location Known As Home To Diners [Video]

Photo: Belmont Fire fighting a smoky blaze at 628 Trapelo Rd. A late night fire on Sunday, Oct. 27 left heavily damaged a location known as the home to several diners over the past decade, according to Belmont Fire Department. The blaze in the basement of Tropical Diner at 628 Trapelo Rd. near the intersection […]

Booster’s Annual “B” Drive Is Happening This Sunday Afternoon, Oct. 27

Photo: The “B” drive is here. The Belmont Boosters Annual “B” Drive will held on the afternoon of Sunday, Oct. 27, during which Belmont High School student/athletes will engage in a door-to-door fundraising campaign encompassing the entire town of Belmont.  This is a major fundraiser for the Boosters, which provides financial support to the school’s […]

Boost In Free Cash Likely To See Belmont Avoid A Spring Override Vote

Photo: The money is rolling into town’s free cash coffers (Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository) Belmont Treasurer Floyd Carmen is fond of repeating a cautionary catchphrase when speaking about the town’s unrestricted fund account. “Free cash isn’t free,” says Carmen. While it may not be free, by bringing in a robust $8.1 million in […]

Get A Head(less) Start To Halloween With Horror House, Masquerade Concert Wed. Night At BHS

Photo: A couple prepares for a night at Belmont High Boo! Looking for a little pre-Halloween festivities? There will be two spooky events taking place at Belmont High School to get you ready for All Hallow’s Eve! The 6th annual Belmont High School House of Horror will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 5 […]