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 […]

BHS PAC’s ‘Little Shop’ Takes Home Two Honors At State School Musical Awards

Photo: Sammy Haines (middle) with cast mates at the MET Musical Theater Awards on Monday, June 10. The Belmont High School Performing Arts Company production of Little Shop of Horrors took home two awards at the Massachusetts Educational Theatre Guild’s annual MET Musical Theater Awards held on Monday, June 10. • Best Lead Actor: Sammy Haines as Seymour […]

School Committee OKs Exploring Private/Public Rink Partnership

Photo: Select Board Chair Tom Caputo and Assistant Town Administrator Jon Marshall. After the Belmont School Committee voted unanimously Tuesday, June 4 to move forward with a private/public partnership to build a new town skating rink, Select Board Chair Tom Caputo said the vote was the “easy part.” The hard part, he noted, is coming […]

Solid Pitching, Timely Hitting Propels Belmont Baseball Past Masco in Playoff Opener

Photo: David Pergamo (front) and Martin Marintchev score on Mike Brown’s single in the first inning. With solid defense and riding the steady right arm of senior Martin Marintchev, Belmont High School secured a 7-1 victory over Masconomet Regional in the first round of the MIAA Division 2 North sectional playoffs on Thursday, June 6. […]

Tour Belmont’s Community Of Gardens On Sunday, June 9

Photo: Stones on the Belmont Garden’s Cultivating Community garden tour. The Belmont Garden Club invites the public to participate in “Cultivating Community – A Tour of Gardens” on Sunday, June 9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The self-guided tour will include nine private gardens and the Woodlands Garden located at the Belmont Public Library […]