Belmont’s First ‘Fix It Clinic’ Help Residents With Phone, Electronics Repairs

Photo: Repairs being made at a recent Fix-It Clinic event at Jamaica Plain. (Courtesy Paul Roberts) By Paul F. Roberts On Saturday, Feb. 9, Belmont will join a growing list of towns in Massachusetts and around the country hosting repair clinics to help residents and other community members extend the use of electronics, home appliances […]

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 […]