Report: Turf Bests Grass For High School Field; See Why At Public Meeting Wed., Aug. 21

Photo: A close up of the artificial turf at Harris Field. A comprehensive “fact-based” report by a member of the Belmont Middle and High School Building Committee recommends the group move forward with the construct of a new artificial turf ground known as the “Rugby Field” adjacent to the Wenner Field House. The study’s conclusions […]

Bang! Bang! Bang! Pile Driving At High School Starts Tuesday, Aug. 20

Photo: Pile driving set to start on Tuesday. Get ready, Belmont. Beginning early next week, the neighbors living near the Belmont Middle and High School construction site will soon be listening to 10 hours a day of “the rockinest, rock-steady beat” of pile driving madness. That’s the word from Skanska, the project’s general contractor, which […]

[UPDATE] Water Main Break Closes Portion of Brighton Street; Repair After 6 PM

Photo: Water main break on Brighton Street. A portion of Brighton Street was closed shortly before 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 16 from Cross Street to Coolidge Road due to water main break, according to town officials. According to Water Division personnel at the site, a six-inch water main installed in 1933 ruptured late in the […]

Burnin’ For Cleo: Saturday’s Boot Camp Honors Athlete​ Memory

Photo: Poster for the event this Saturday. Join Belmont’s Burnin’ by Ray for an outdoor workout to celebrate the life of Cleo Athena Theodoropulos this Saturday. The “Best of Boston”-winning gym is hosting a two-hour charity outdoor boot camp at the Winn Brook Elementary School field in Belmont on Saturday, Aug. 17 at 10 a.m. to honor […]

Select Board OKs 5 Year Trash Processing Contract

Photo: Trash processing will continue with Wheelabrow Technologies. Belmont’s Select Board unanimously approved Monday, Aug. 12, a five-year extension to the town’s existing contract with a waste-to-energy firm to process Belmont’s residential trash. The new contract with Wheelabrow Technologies, which goes into effect July 1, 2020 and runs through fiscal 2025, will see a one […]

Common Street Repaving Now Set To Begin Thursday, Aug. 15

Photo: Common Street, before. The long-awaited repaving of Common Street is scheduled to begin on Thursday, Aug. 15. EH Perkins Construction of Burlington will be laying asphalt on one of the town’s main thoroughfares between Payson Road and School Street. The work along the 8/10 of a mile route is expected to be completed within three workdays on Monday, […]

Meet Belmont Finds A New Home At Day School’s Gym

Photo: Meet Belmont is happening at the Belmont Day School. One of the many unintended consequences of the construction of the new Belmont Middle and High School is the loss of the school’s cafeteria for out of school activities. And one of the casualties was Meet Belmont, the end-of-summer communal get together for new residents […]

Celebrate National Farmers Market Week In Belmont Thursday

Photo: A special week at the Farmers Market. It’s National Farmers’ Market Week, August 4-10. Farmers’ markets stimulate local economies, increase access to fresh, healthy food, and promote sustainable farming practices. They reconnect residents to the bounty of their region, sharing knowledge about seasonality and the variety of local goods.  Stop by to celebrate and […]