Belmont Baseball Host Reading Wed. With Winner Taking League Pennant

Photo: Belmont Marauders It’s all on the line as Belmont High Baseball hosts Reading Memorial High this afternoon, Wednesday, May 24, in what is a one-game, winner takes all contest that will determine the champions of the Middlesex League Liberty Division. Today’s dramatic finale to the 2017 league season saw Belmont receive a huge break […]

Sign, Sealed, Delivered: Incinerator Property Officially Belmont’s

Photo: Belmont incinerator site on upper Concord Avenue. Not all milestone events need to accompanied by fireworks or proclamations. Some go by nearly unnoticed. And one such “quiet” moment occurred this week when the state formally handed over the site of the former town incinerator to Belmont, nearly a year after the process began. Phyllis […]

Charge It: Belmont Dedicates New E-Car Charging Stations in Center

Photo: At the dedication of the new public charging stations in Belmont Center (from left); Interim Town Administrator Phyllis Marshall, Selectmen Jim Williams, Adam Dash and Mark Paolillo, Energy Committee’s Marty Bitner, and the Light Department’s Rebecca Keane and Jim Palmer.  Belmont Center has become a destination location for owners of  “EVs” as town leaders […]

Red, Bright and Cool: Belmont High’s PreProm Promenade 2017 [270 Photos]

Photo: Red twirl. Stunning prints, flowing gowns and lots of red. Traditional ties vs. the bow variety, muted-color suits and high-polished dress shoes.  But also tights over a suit coat, jackets of all patterns and texture, and casual footwear.  The annual Promenade that preceded the Belmont High School Senior/Junior Prom on Friday, May 19, was once […]

Cushing Square Starbucks To Close Noon, Monday, June 5

Photo: Farewell, espresso friend. In the coming fortnight, you’ll have to find any other place to spend a few hours of free wifi and strong coffee in Cushing Square. The notice has been taped to the front door of the Trapelo Road Starbucks: the final day of operation will be Monday, June 5 at noon.  […]

Belmont Girls’ Rugby Will Play in First-Ever State Championship Game

Photo: Belmont’s Girls’ Rugby Head Coach Kate McCabe. It’s official: the Belmont High School Girls’ Rugby squad play for the first-ever High School state title after going undefeated through rugby’s inaugural season as a varsity sport in Massachusetts. The 3-0-1 Marauders will take on Algonquin Regional High School (2-1-1) in the next two weeks at a neutral […]

Today and ‘Tomorrow’: Chenery’s Musical Presents ‘Annie’ May 19,20

Photo: Annie and Sandy, dreaming of “Tomorrow.” That spunky little orphan and her mutt will be singing up a storm this weekend as the Chenery Middle School presents its production of “Annie” the 1977 musical by Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin and Thomas Meeha. The show has become one of the most popular Broadway shows ever produced, with more than 700 shows performed annually. Eighth grader […]

It’s Prom Tonight! Belmont High Promenade Begins At 4 PM-ish

Photo: How many proms can one young man attend? Drive carefully through Belmont this afternoon as vehicles will be parked along roadways as residents haphazardly cross the street to get a good look at what’s happening. Are people staring at the aftermath of an accident? Is a natural phenomenon occurring? Nope, the gawking today is connected to […]

Marching To Disney: Belmont Bands Heading to Orlando in Feb. ’18

Photo: Something like this Heading for the long-awaited visit to DisneyWorld – or possibly your annual trip to see Mickey Mouse in the humidity of Florida – during the winter recess in February 2018? If you’re planning to go, it’s a good chance you will be entertained by a pair of Belmont High musical groups. Next […]