Sports: Volleyball Bounces Back With First Win; Boys, Girls Soccer On Roll

Photo: Volleyball for the win.  During this first week of play, Belmont High School teams are finding their winning strides: Girls Volleyball: (Friday, Sept. 8) Belmont 3, Wilmington 0 A young Belmont Volleyball (1-1) came back from a challenging first game of the season loss at Burlington with a solid win over Wilmington, 3-0 (25-14, […]

Ramp Up: Friends Group Seeking to Raise $35K For PQ Park

Photo: The playground at PQ Park. The Friends of PQ Park announced that the goal of raising $35,000 in private funds has kicked off and is ramping up. The fundraising efforts are a result of the Town of Belmont’s requirement that the renovation of its public spaces is supported by both public and private funds. […]

135 Years Later, Belmont Town Hall Drawing Finds A Home in Town Hall

Photo: The illustration of Belmont’s Town Hall, circa 1881. While some people like to spend their vacation sitting by the pool or hiking on far off trails, this July Selectman Adam Dash took some of his time away from work to hit the internet with the goal of seeking out items for sale with a […]

Chenery Closed Tuesday Due To After Effects Of Monday’s Power Outage

Photo: Schools out for … June 13. Chenery Middle School will be closed Tuesday, June 13 due to the impact of yesterday’s power outage on the building’s backup generator. In an email to middle school parents and guardians, Belmont Superintendent John Phelan said that after consulting with the Belmont Fire Department “there is a concern the […]

Town Announces Its Scholarship Recipients

Photo: The scholarship award winners: FRONT ROW: (from left) Judy Li, Aisling Madden, Noah Riley, Eleanor Thidemann. TOP ROW: (from left)  Bo Lan, Cindy (Xinyi) Zhang, Francesca Mei, Ava Madden, Su Jing Chen and Ms. June Yacubian, a member of the scholarship committee. The Town of Belmont Scholarship was presented to nine Belmont High School graduating […]

Starbucks Coming Down Wednesday; Disruptions To Cushing Sq. Traffic

Photo: The work is underway at the newly dubbed Bradford in Cushing Square. The Starbucks Cafe has closed and the Trapelo Raod is about to be dug up as the developer of the Cushing Vill … The Bradford prepares to move forward with excuvation and infrastructure work at the 167,000 sq.-ft. residential/retail/parking complex. Otto Weiss, […]

LIVE: Town Meeting, Segment B: The Budget, The Final Night

Photo: Town Moderator Mike Widmer. Welcome to the final night of the 2017 Belmont Town Meeting. After speeding through the first half of the financial articles on Monday, June 5, Belmont’s annual Town Meeting will only have seven articles remaining on this year’s warrant. 7:09 p.m.: Running a bit late but the meeting has started […]

BHS Principal Pens Explanation Of Friday’s Student Protest

Photo: Principal Dr. Dan Richards with Barbara Joseph. BHS student organizer. [Editor’s note: Below is a letter sent to students, parents and staff from Belmont High School Principal Dr. Dan Richards concerning the protest rally and march by students on Friday, May 29.] Dear Belmont Students, Parents, Guardians, Faculty, and Staff, I am writing to […]