CORRECTION: Belmont High Principal Richards Leaving

Photo: Dan Richards. Editor’s note: While Mr. Richards is leaving Belmont High School, he is not leaving to become principal of Newburyport High School as previously noted in the headline and in the first paragraph of the original story. The Belmontonian regrets the error in content. Long-time Belmont educator Dan Richards will be stepping down […]

Lickety Split: New Town Administrator Secures $30K In State Funding In Her First Week

Photo: (from left) Patrice Garvin, Mark Paolillo, Jim Williams, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, State Rep. Dave Rogers, Adam Dash. The Board of Selectmen’s Room at Belmont Town Hall was packed Tuesday, Jan. 30 with town and public safety officials, staff and residents for the dual purposes of greeting the state’s Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, and […]

Brownsberger Hosting Belmont ‘Town Hall’ Saturday, Feb. 10

Photo: State Sen. Brownsberger is holding a town hall in Belmont. State Sen. Will Brownsberger will host a series of town hall meetings throughout his district in February. All are encouraged to attend and share their thoughts on current events and legislative priorities. Belmont: Saturday, Feb. 10 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Beech […]

Get Your ‘Jeopardy’ On At The BHS PAC Annual Trivia Night Friday, Feb. 9

Photo: Homer will be there. The Belmont High School Performing Arts Company’s second annual Trivia Night will take place on Friday, Feb. 9, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. This event will be a great opportunity for the Belmont residents, friends and colleagues to participate in an […]

UPDATE: Town Election ’18: Caputo In, Williams Out for Selectmen; A Race For Health Board [VIDEO]

Photo: Tom Caputo delivers his nomination papers to Town Clerk Ellen Cushman. There will be a new face on the Belmont Board of Selectmen. The question now is will there be a race for the open seat? So far the facts are that one-term selectman and current chair Jim Williams said he will not submit […]

Last Second 3 Gives Woburn The ‘W’ Over Belmont Girls’ Hoops, 58-55; Boys’ Wallop Tanners

Photo: Belmont’s Meghan Tan scoring and being fouled in the game vs. Woburn.  Woburn High senior forward Kelsey Qualey hit an uncontested three-point shot with eight seconds remaining to negate a final minute 10-0 run by Belmont High to beat the Marauders, 58-55, in a barnburner on Friday, Feb. 2 in Woburn. Qualey’s trey, her only […]

Twice The Fun: Two Improv Shows On Tap Friday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 3

Photo: Improv this week. The Full Winter Improv Show is back with twice the laugh over twice the shows. After selling out Belmont High’s Little Theater for both the Winter and Spring shows last year, the Belmont High School Performing Arts Company has added a second date to its winter show with performances on Friday, […]

Belmont High Principal A Finalist To Lead Newburyport High

Photo: Dan Richards. Belmont High School Principal Daniel Richards is one of two finalists to become principal of Newburyport High School, having interviewed with the school’s staff and parents this past Thursday, Jan. 25.  The other finalist is Andrew Wulf, the administrator of teaching and learning in the Salem public schools. The next principal of the […]

Krafian Named ‘Outstanding Performer’ At State Invitational Track Meet

Photo: Belmont’s Anoush Krafian. When Anoush Krafian runs or jumps, you can bet that most athletes are trying in vain to catch her.  At the annual Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association Boys and Girls Invitational for Big Schools held Sunday, Jan. 28 at Boston’s Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center, Krafian stole the show by […]

Belmont Republicans To Select State Convention Delegates Feb. 6

Photo: MassGOP logo. On Tuesday, Feb. 6 (snow date Tuesday, Feb. 13) the Belmont Republican Town Committee will Caucus to select 18 delegates to the Massachusetts Republican Convention which will take place on Saturday, April 28 at the DCU Center in Worcester.  At the convention Republican candidates for federal and state positions, will be selected. […]