Lucky Dozen: Streets Named To Undergo Pavement Repair In Fiscal Year

Photo: Pavement contract approved by Select Board. It was a few months later than when it’s typically announced but the Select Board finally approved at its Monday marathon meeting of Aug. 10 the fiscal year 2020 pavement management project, the annual list of streets, roads and thoroughfares that will undergo repairs and reconstruction. RM Pacella […]

Annual Fire Hydrant Flushing Begins This Week

Photo: Flushing out the system. Starting Monday, Aug. 3 through Friday, Aug. 7 from 7 p.m. to midnight, all street fire hydrants with green tops will be turned on to perform the annual flushing of the pipes.  Mark Mancuso, water manager of the Belmont Water Division said in an email that operation will cause water discoloration […]

Special Town Meeting Set For Sept. 21 Using Zoom, TurningPoint Voting

Photo: Belmont Town Meeting Members are being asked to SAVE THE DATES for a Special Town Meeting taking place on Monday, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. Additional sessions will be held on Sept.  23 and 30. The meeting will again be held by remote-access using Zoom and TurningPoint just as we did for the annual Town Meeting […]

Easy As 3.14159 … etc, etc

Photo: Making Archimedes proud (Donna Ruvolo photos) What occurred on the newly constructed walking path at the Grove Street Playground on Saturday morning is what happens during a pandemic when smart citizens have a lot of time on their hands. Using chalk and a great memory, some residents set forth to notate on the walk […]

Belmont Boys’ Hoops Take On Latin Academy in Semis Wednesday At Wakefield

Photo: Belmont’s Preston Jackson-Stephens taking the shot vs. Billerica The easy part is over. After a pair of comprehensive playoff victories in the comforting confines of Wenner Field House, the Belmont High Boys’ Basketball squad will board the bus and head off to neutral site Wakefield High School to meet up with a challenger which […]

Police Seek Witnesses In Fatal Car/Motorcycle Crash On Winter Street

Photo: The intersection where the accident took place. Belmont Police Department is asking the public for information concerning a collision between a car and a motorcycle that occurred on Winter Street this past Monday, Feb. 24, that killed a Watertown teenager. First responders found the victim, Andrea Martocchia, 16, a junior at Minuteman Regional Vocational […]

League Title 2.0: Belmont Boys’ Hoops Defends Middlesex Liberty Crown

Photo: Champs again. Senior Co-captain Mac Annus was still smarting from his seven-point performance in Belmont second league defeat, a 69-63 home loss to Wakefield on Tuesday, Feb. 7. “It was kinda rough thinking about not scoring. I made only one three,” said the Belmont High School Boys’ Basketball forward who averages in the high […]

Immigration Highlights Keynote Address At Belmont’s Annual MLK Breakfast, Jan. 20

Photo: Ragini Shah, founder and director of Suffolk University’s Immigration Clinic will be the keynote speaker at the annual MLK Community Breakfast. The bond linking civil rights leader Martin Luther King and the struggle immigrants experience in today’s adverse environment will be the focus of this year’s keynote address at the 26th annual Martin Luther […]

Obituary: Trevor O’Rourke, 25, Determined To Belong In This World

Photo: Trevor Jamil O’Rourke Services will be held this weekend for Belmont resident Trevor Jamil O’Rourke who died on Friday, Dec. 7, 2019. O’Rourke, who battled polysubstance abuse for many years, was 25. Visiting hours will take place in the Brown & Hickey Funeral Home, 36 Trapelo Rd., Belmont on Friday, Dec. 13 from 4 […]