Honoring Coach Lyons, From A Player And Coach Who Knows Him Best

Photo: A collage of memories with Coach Paul Lyons. by Adam Pritchard Varsity Boys Basketball Coach Belmont High School In 1978, I first started my career in Belmont Basketball when as a third grader I was signed up for the Belmont Youth Basketball Association.  It was in its second year of existence and I fell […]

With HQ Under Renovation, Belmont Police Is Seeking A Temporary Home

Photo: The current Belmont Police Headquarters Got an extra room you can spare? How about a spacious backyard that’s available to rent? Than call the Belmont Police because the force will need a place to crash beginning this summer as its nearly 90-year-old headquarters undergoes a comprehensive renovation. That’s the latest from the police brass […]

The Bradford Update: Starbucks Back In Cushing Sq. In May, First Units For Sale This Year

Photo: The plans for the Bradford currently under construction. Expect the return of $4 cappuccinos as the Starbucks returns to Cushing Square this spring, according to a press release dated Feb. 1 from Otto Weiss, project manager of The Bradford for Toll Brothers Apartment Living. Weiss’ update on the construction of the largest commercial/housing development […]

New Rules For Wintertime Trash/Recycling Pickup

Photo: Not the way to leave your trash. (Boston.gov) As wintertime ice and snow begins to pile up on sidewalks and roadways, the Highway Division of the Belmont Department of Public Works want to inform homeowners and businesses of some simple rules that will allow for efficient removal of trash and recycling over the next […]

As State, MBTA Ease Community Path Obstacles, Final Decision On Route Set For Feb. 25

Photo: Jody Ray, the MBTA’s assistant general manager, pointing to the Brighton Street crossing. In a significant concession to help push a final decision on a preferred route for the Belmont segment of a 102-mile bike trail, representatives from the MBTA and the state’s Department of Transportation said they could support a community path along either […]

春 節: Belmont Chinese American Association Holds New Year Celebration At Chenery

Photo: Chao Tu, Adam Dash, May Ye, Xia Zhou, and Sharon Wei at the Belmont Chinese American Association Gala Lunar New Year Celebration. The Belmont Chinese American Association‘s Gala Lunar New Year Celebration took place at the Chenery  Middle School on Sunday, Jan. 27. (The Chinese New Year begins on Tuesday, Feb. 5, which is the Year of the […]

Guden, Jones Named December’s Athletes Of The Month

Photo: Dylan Jones (left) and Katie Guden The Belmont Boosters Club named the December  2018 Athletes of the Month who are: Girls Ice Hockey: Katie Guden Boys Swimming: Dylan Jones The Belmont Boosters is a parent-run, non-profit charitable organization that is committed to promoting and supporting Belmont High School athletics. The Boosters have contributed towards the […]

Letter To The Editor: An Appeal For Donated Socks For The Homeless

Photo: To the editor: We are all acutely aware of the effects of this cold time of year – and the homeless amongst us even more so. BOSTON HEALTHCARE FOR THE HOMELESS is an amazing agency, caring for those less fortunate in so many ways. Now, they have teamed up with the BOSTON RED SOX to address one of […]

Get Your Free Tixs Now For Third Annual ‘Talk Of The Town’ Tuesday, March 19

Photo: Meet Belmont. It’s here! The third annual MEET BELMONT Talk of the Town will be held on Tuesday, March 19 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Chenery Middle School Auditorium. This yearly community event showcases the diverse and cutting-edge work and views of Belmont residents through presentations that model after the TED Talk format. […]