Belmont Football Off The Mark In Opener, Falls To Wakefield, 21-10

Photo: The Belmont High football team runs onto the field for the season opener vs. Wakefield. It was a perfect night for the first football game of the Belmont High football season: A Friday night under the lights, the weather fall-like cool and clear with a Harvest full moon and before a hyped up student […]

Search For New Police Chief Starts Inside Department This Week

Photo: Mark Paolillo (left) and James Hicks. Five candidates from within the Belmont Police Department have begun the selection process to become the town’s next Police Chief as the committee established to review the applicants has begun its work this week. The candidates will go before the Police Chief Screening Committee in executive session to […]

Boys’ Soccer Remains Unbeaten As Girls’ Go 2-0 For The Week

Photo: It was rock’em sock’em soccer at Harris Field on Thursday night, Sept. 142 as Belmont High Boys’ Soccer literally battled it out with Melrose, coming away with a 1-0 victory to keep its record unblemished at 3-0-0. Senior Jon Brabo scored on a header from a corner by junior Theo Kargere five minutes into […]

Unbeaten Belmont Field Hockey ‘Keepers Stand Tall In Tie With Ranked Lexington

Photo: (from left) Belmont’s Sajni Sheth-Voss, Emma Donahue, Kendall Whalen, Katie Guden and Meaghan Noone defending a penalty corner in Belmont’s 1-1 draw with Lexington. With time running down in Saturday’s matinee against Lexington, Belmont High Field Hockey junior goalie Kendall Whalen was taken by surprise when what appeared to be a routine long clearing […]

Belmont Field Hockey Finds Its ‘O’ffense in ‘OD’ As Marauders Stone Spartans

Photo: Emma O’Donovan after scoring for Belmont High School. In the past year, it seemed that Belmont High junior Emma O’Donovan had spent more time on crutches than on the ice or the turf. Injured last fall, the Marauder forward on this season’s field hockey squad missed the last half of the field hockey and […]

State Rep Rogers Holding Office Hours This Tuesday, Friday

Photo: State Rep. Dave Rogers, who represents Belmont and parts of Cambridge and Arlington on Beacon Hill, will be holding his September office hours in Belmont this week. They will be: Tuesday, Sept. 10 fromĀ 9:30 a.m to 10:30 a.m. at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. Friday, Sept. 13 from 9:30 am to 10:30 […]

Belmont Fall Sports Starts With Solid Wins For Volleyball, Boys’ Soccer

Photo: Belmont High School Volleyball’s Mindee Lai attacking the net. Belmont High athletics started the 2019 Fall Sports season on Thursday, Sept. 5 with a pair of solid home outings. Volleyball Cage Wildcats In Straight Sets In its season opening victory over Wilmington High, Belmont High’s Volleyball squad showed that it has just as much […]

First Day Of School Goes To Plan As Key Construction At High School Site Nears Midpoint

Photo: A third of the piles have been installed in phase one of the Belmont Middle and High School project. It was a long Wednesday, Sept. 4 for Belmont Superintendent John Phelan. After a busy Tuesday welcoming teachers and staff back to the district after the summer recess, Phelan’s Wednesday began bright and early at […]

Report: Turf Bests Grass For High School Field; See Why At Public Meeting Wed., Aug. 21

Photo: A close up of the artificial turf at Harris Field. A comprehensive “fact-based” report by a member of the Belmont Middle and High School Building Committee recommends the group move forward with the construct of a new artificial turf ground known as the “Rugby Field” adjacent to the Wenner Field House. The study’s conclusions […]