With Heat Wave Coming, Belmont Light Asks Customers To Cut Energy Use

Photo: Belmont Light is requesting customers to lower energy usage as temperatures climb. With a significant heatwave set to blanket Belmont over the coming weekend, the town’s electrical utility is requesting consumers to save energy and money by reducing usage during peak times. With temperatures rising to the 90s on Friday, July 19 to Sunday, July […]

Woman Stabbed On Partridge​ Lane; Suspect Caught After Chase Into Cambridge

Photo: The location of the assault in Belmont. A woman was assaulted and stabbed at a home on Partridge Lane this morning, Wednesday, July 17 and a male suspect arrested in Cambridge after a high-speed chase through three communities, according to a press release from the Belmont Police Department. Belmont Assistant Police Chief James MacIsaac […]

Road Work Week: Belmont Side Streets Under Repair

Photo: Paving starts this week. The first of the streets on the 2019 Pavement Management “hit” list are about to go under the shovel beginning this week. Starting Tuesday, July 16, and continuing to Friday, July 19 – if the weather holds out – the Town of Belmont’s General Contractor, EH Perkins, will begin asphalt paving […]

What’s Open, Closed On The 4th Of July in Belmont And Close-by Fireworks

Photo: Fireworks for the 4th. Sunny and hot is the forecast for the “Bless’d 4th” in Belmont. If you’re looking for a cool place to hang out, there’s coffee shops, a visit to the pool or watching a show at the Studio Cinema. So go out and celebrate a wonderful Independence Day! Belmont town offices […]

Proposed Ice Rink Gets Guideposts Along With A ‘Fast And Furious’ Timeline

Photo: Town officials speaking on guidelines/time frame for a new ice skating rink in Belmont; (from left) Jon Marshall, Jeffrey Wheeler, Patrice Garvin, Tom Caputo. During its final meeting until September, the Belmont School Committee voted on Tuesday, June 18 to approve a list of “guiding principles” for a Request for Proposal for a new […]

Construction Underway At New Middle and High School

Photo: The first heavy equipment on site at Belmont High School. A friend of Belmont Middle and High School Building Committee member Pat Brusch called shortly after 7 a.m. on Tuesday, June 18 to tell her that she could hear from her home the cacophony of beeping warning sounds from trailers bringing bulldozers and other […]

Town Issues Cushing Sq. Starbucks Occupancy Permit

Photo: The location of the new Starbucks in town. The Belmont Office of Community Development issued a certificate of occupancy to Starbucks Coffee Company on Tuesday, June 19, to allow its cafe at 110 Trapelo Rd. to open for business, said Glenn Clancy, the town’s director of community development. “It will be opening up any […]

Belmont High’s Firth Wins NE Pole Vault Championship With PR Effort [Video]

Photo: Belmont sophomore and New England Champion Sarah Firth. This year, Sarah Firth has been seeking new heights to climb … and to fall from as the Belmont High student has been turning heads as the one-time pole vaulting neophyte added not just inches to her best mark but by feet. And at the biggest […]

BEA Scholarship Awarded To Student Who Recognizes HS Educator As Inspiration

Photo: Belmont High’s Ciara Lally (left) will major in Elementary Education at Merrimack College this fall. The Belmont Education Association awarded its annual scholarship to Ciara Lally at Belmont High’s Senior Awards Assembly in May. The scholarship was created to support a graduating senior who has been inspired to pursue a career in education by […]