Belmont Girls’ Hoops Streak Into Playoffs; Revenge Loss To SpyPonders For 11th Win

Photo: Belmont’s Sarah Dullaghan with the layup against Reading, part of the five game winning streak the Marauders continued with its win over Arlington. You could hear the laughter and cheering of the Belmont High Girls’ Basketball team as the bus entered the high school parking lot Friday night, Feb. 7. And why not? The […]

League Title 2.0: Belmont Boys’ Hoops Defends Middlesex Liberty Crown

Photo: Champs again. Senior Co-captain Mac Annus was still smarting from his seven-point performance in Belmont second league defeat, a 69-63 home loss to Wakefield on Tuesday, Feb. 7. “It was kinda rough thinking about not scoring. I made only one three,” said the Belmont High School Boys’ Basketball forward who averages in the high […]

Donation By Allisons Will Provide Belmont PD With Taser Weapons, Training

Photo: A taser manufactured by Axon Enterprise. The largest private donation in the history of the Belmont Police Department will provide a popular electrical weapon device and the necessary training to officers on patrol. The gift of $101,325 from Liz and Graham Allison was accepted by the Select Board on Jan. 7 which will go […]

Popular Lime Bike Dumps Belmont To Pursue The Coolness Of Scooters

Photo: A Lime bike, now part of history. Lime, the popular bike sharing concept that won a growing number of local converts, has decided that cycles are just not as cool as e-scooters and will not bring back the green colored bicycles to Belmont sidewalks in the spring. The bad news was confirmed by a […]

Belmont Girls Hoops Grind By Watertown, Reading As Playoff Berth A Win Away

Photo: Kiki being Kiki: Belmont’s Christofori playing her game. Belmont High Girls’ Basketball secured a vital pair of home victories putting them a game away from securing a return trip to the Division 2 North sectional playoffs. But the wins over arch rival Watertown and always tough Reading were throughly grind-them-out affairs in which the […]

Town Celebrates League Of Women Voters During Suffrage Centennial

Photo: Honoring the League of Women Voters of Belmont: (from left) Ann Goldberg, Select Board’s Adam Dash, Amy Grossman, Penny Schafer, Select Board’s Roy Epstein, Board Chair Tom Caputo, Town Administrator Patrice Garvin, Maryann Scali and Pat Hawkins. Maryann Scali first voted for president in 1956 when she pulled the lever for President Eisenhower. “I liked […]

Presidential Primary Elections Include Early Voting Days

Photo: Early voting is coming to Belmont. Belmont’s Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians and Green/Rainbows will have the chance to vote for presidential candidates in their party’s primary election from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3 after the Select Board signed the warrant approving the measure, according to Belmont Town Clerk Ellen Cushman. In […]