Belmont’s Cushman Named Massachusetts’ Town Clerk Of The Year

Photo: Ellen Cushman at work, announcing election results. Belmont Town Clerk Ellen Cushman was awarded Town Clerk of the Year at the Summer Massachusetts Town Clerk’s Association Conference held on Thursday, June 14, “There are 351 Town Clerks in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and ours was awarded Town Clerk of the Year, a well-deserved honor,” according […]

Belmont Light Announces Summer Office Hours

Photo: Following the lead by the town, Belmont Light has announced changes to its office hours for the summer. From June 11 through Aug. 31, Belmont’s electrical utility company will be opening at 7 a.m. weekday, one hour earlier than its normal 8 a.m., in order to better serve our customers, especially those with contractors doing […]

Meet Tara: Belmont’s Newest School Committee Member Speaks on Topping the Ticket and Her Agenda [VIDEO]

Photo: The Donner clan celebrating; (from left, top) Steven Rotman, Susan Donner Rotman, Audra, Tara, Hazel and Abigail Donner. It’s 9 p.m. on a school night but Hazel and Audra are bouncing around the Donner house, running ragged all sorts of adults who had gathered at the Payson Road abode to celebrate a newcomers entry […]

Sold In Belmont: Colonial, Cape and Townhouse All Top Seven Figures

Photo:  A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 51 Prentiss Ln., Colonial (1926). Sold: $1,700,000. Listed at $1,799,000. Living area: 2,718 sq.-ft. 9 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. On the market: 147 days. Last sold: Aug. 2004, $1,556,000. • 39 Gilmore Rd., Cape (1941). Sold: $1,150,000. Listed at $1,050,000. Living area: 2,775 sq.-ft. 7 […]

Blizzard Delays Belmont High Students ‘Enough’ School Walkout To March 21

Photo: Poster image. Tuesday’s blizzard has placed a hold on town high schoolers joining fellow students from across the country on Wednesday to collectively say “enough is enough.”  According to the local student campaigners, nearly two feet of snow and the cancelation of schools on Wednesday will delay by a week Belmont High School’s participation […]

Tripleheader Thursday: Belmont Hockey, Hoops Semifinals Crammed Into One Afternoon

Photo: Belmont v Woburn at Woburn. (credit: David Flanagan) Blame it on the nor’easter. Besides nearly a foot of snow and an awful morning commute, the big spring snow storm has rearranged the MIAA playoff schedule to where three Belmont High sports teams will be playing nearly simultaneously on Thursday evening, March 8, making it […]

Religious Council’s Youth Mission Helps Rebuild Homes in Houston

Photo: Teens from the Belmont Religious Council’s Youth Mission at a Houston pre-school.   (Editor’s note: The article below was submitted by Doug John of the Belmont Religious Council, an interfaith council for the town.)   On Sunday, Feb. 18, a group of 28 teenagers and advisors from different religious faiths in Belmont left snowy New […]

Celebrate Belmont Public Library’s Sesquicentennial With ‘Books in Bloom’

Photo: Poster of the “Books in Bloom” event. The Belmont Public Library marks its 150th anniversary this weekend with “Books in Bloom,” a celebration of the floral interpretation of books. Friday Night, March 2, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.: First Look Opening Reception Floral exhibit, music, light refreshments, door prizes and a cash bar. Tickets are $20/$25 at […]

Belmont Boys’ Hockey Hit By Rockets; Girls’ Hockey’s Unhappy New Year

Photo: Belmont’s Alec Moran (6) stopped by Reading’s Matt Coughlin on Saturday’s game. Boys’ Hockey After an inspiring 4-3 victory over perennial powerhouse Winchester midweek, Belmont High hockey was anxious to meet another tough Middlesex League opponent in Reading Memorial High which came to the “Skip” for a Saturday afternoon matinee looking up at the Marauders in […]