Toll Bros Update of Cushing Village Development Thursday, April 27

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Photo: Under construction. The developer of the Cushing Village project now under construction in Cushing Square will hold a public meeting this week to provide residents an update on where the development is at and where it is going. Toll Brothers Apartment Living, the apartment development division of Toll Brothers, Inc., the nation’s premier builder […]

It’s Official: The Final Day of School For Belmont Students Is …

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Photo: The day has been set. How appropriate the final day of school for Belmont students is the first day of summer. The Belmont School Committee voted unanimously on Tuesday, April 26 to approve Wednesday, June 21 as the last day of classes for all grades in Belmont. With a mere three snow days used this […]

Sports: After Rough Start, Youthful Boys’ Lax Finds a D That Works

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Photo: Belmont’s Jackson Pullman vs. Tewksbury In its first two matches of the season, Belmont High Boys’ Lacrosse looked really good … for the first 12 minutes.  In each game, Belmont outplayed two tough, experienced teams in Melrose and Newton South, outscoring them 2-1 and 1-0 in the first quarter. But Boys’ Lacrosse games are […]

Belmont High Dems Screening Oscar-Nominated Documentary ’13th’ Thursday

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Photo: The poster for the documentary  The Young Democrats of Belmont High School invite the town to join them for a panel discussion featuring local politicians and others on the criminal justice system, following a screening of the 2017 Oscar-nominated documentary “13th”. The 2016 documentary will be shown on Thursday, April 27 from 6 p.m. to […]

Belmont’s 2017 Outstanding Teachers Named With A Surprise Visit and Balloons

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Photo: (from left) Janice Darius, Assistant Superintendent, BPS; Jennifer Pressey, OTA Honoree; and Danielle Betancourt, Principal, Butler Elementary School. The Foundation for Belmont Education announce t0day, Tuesday, April 25, the recipients of the 2017 Outstanding Teacher Awards and of the S. Warren Farrell Award for Educational Excellence, sponsored by Belmont Savings Bank Foundation. The teachers […]

Wednesday’s Comm. Path Feasibility Meeting: $ and Rating the Routes

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Photo: Community path in Somerville. The penultimate public meeting of the Belmont Community Path feasibility study will finally focus on how much each of the possible routes running across Belmont will cost and how to find the Benjamins to pay for it. The meeting, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 26, in the Chenery Middle School’s auditorium, will […]

Belmont Police to Collect Old, Unused Prescription Drugs Saturday, April 29

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Photo: Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative this Saturday. The Belmont Police Department in conjunction with the Belmont Auxiliary Police and the federal Drug Enforcement Agency will host a Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative to prevent the abuse and theft of old, unused and expired prescription drugs. The Belmont Police will have a collection point set up at the […]

King Of Ks: Belmont High Southpaw Sets Strikeout Record [VIDEO]

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Photo: The Belmont High battery of junior Nate Espelin (right) and senior Cal Christofori that set a school strikeout record.  “Nothing special.”  That’s how Belmont High junior southpaw pitcher Nate Espelin described his day on the mound last week, Wednesday, April 19, against an undefeated Wilmington High Wildcats.  Coming off a no-decision in his first start […]

Second Becca Pizzi Family Run Fun Set For Sunday, April 30

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Photo: Becca Pizzi Family Fun Run 2017 The second annual Becca Pizzi Family Fun Run organized by the Belmont Boosters and sponsored by Belmont Savings Bank will take place on Sunday, April 30, starting at the Belmont High School track at Harris Field.  7:30 a.m.: Registration/Bib Pick Up Open 9 a.m.: 1-Mile Kids Race begins 9:30 a.m.: […]

Town Meeting Preview: Warrant Briefing Monday Night at the Beech

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Photo: Warrant Committee Chair Roy Epstein The Belmont League of Women Voters and Warrant Committee is co-sponsoring the annual warrant briefing to acquaint Town Meeting members and residents with the non-financial articles on the Town Meeting warrant. The meeting will take place Monday evening, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. […]