Sold in Belmont: Three Homes on the Roads

A weekly recap of residential properties bought in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” 200 Rutledge Road. Garrison colonial (1936), Sold for: $1,510,000. Listed at $1,595,000. Living area: 3,608 sq.-ft. 13 rooms; 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths. On the market: 158 days. 26 Frost Road. Garrison colonial (1940), Sold for: $860,000. Listed at $795,000. Living area: 1,767 sq.-ft. 7 rooms; 4 bedrooms, 1.5 bath. On the market: 68 days. […]

Get In Line: Community Preservation Set Dates for Applying for Funding

Do you have a project that could use a few dollars to complete? Well, you may want to get in line to apply for what will be the third funding round from the town’s Community Preservation Committee which distributes the total of a 1.5 percent surcharge on property taxes and state funding for a wide-range of […]

Ring the Bell! Belmont Farmers Market Opens for the Season Today

It has been more than seven months since the market bell last rung but today, residents will once again have the opportunity to purchase fresh fruit, vegetable and lots of other good stuff as the Belmont Farmers Market opens for its ninth season at 2 p.m., Thursday, June 12, in the Claflin Street Municipal Parking Lot at the intersection […]

What to Do Today: Authors Festival at the Chenery, Butler Sings at the Beech

• The Chenery Middle School’s inaugural Spring Into Summer Book Fair is holding an Authors Festival in the school’s library from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Authors Julie Berry, Loree Griffin Burns, Erin Dionne, Greg Fishbone, Ammi-Joan Paquette, Sarah L. Thomson and David Yoo will be there to talk to students and parents and sign their books. The book fair […]

Second Sharfman Memorial Run for Education Set for Oct. 5

Rather than chance a run through a snow storm, the organizers of the second annual Dan Scharfman Memorial Run have moved up the date of the 5 kilometer race by a bit over a month to allow runners and walkers an enjoyable way of spending an early fall Sunday. In fact, said race co-director Charlie Conroy speaking […]

Normile Delivers With High School Theater Award

Belmont High School senior Tyler Normile delivered the goods as “Kyle, the UPS guy” in the Performing Arts Company’s production of “Legally Blonde,” Belmont High’s spring musical. His role received the ultimate recognition by winning the best feature actor category at the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild’s Musical Awards held on Monday, June 9 at a ceremony at the Cutler-Majestic […]

What to Do Today: Community Path Committee’s Final Meeting

• The Community Path Advisory Committee will hold its final meeting to present its recommendations for and future action on a community path running through Belmont at 7 p.m. in the Belmont Gallery of Art on the third floor of the Homer Building located in the Town Hall Complex in Belmont Center. • The Community Preservation Committee will be […]

Belmont on the Run: 13th Brendan Home Run This Sunday

Why not celebrate this coming Fathers Day this Sunday by: Running a quick five kilometers, Helping Belmont’s own Brendan Grant Foundation, and Having one final romp on the Harris Field track and turf before it gets torn to pieces during its renovation! Better yet, why not do all three at the same time by signing up to run the […]

Two (Maybe Three) Routes Recommended by Community Path Committee

As final reports go, the one produced by the 11-member Belmont Community Path Advisory Committee on building a two-to-three mile multi-use trail through the heart of the town is 103 pages of painstaking thoroughness.  The assessment, delivered to the Belmont Board of Selectmen on Monday, June 9 at the board’s regular meeting at Town Hall, is chock […]

What to Do Today: Clay Pit Pond Walkabout, HS Jazz Collective at the Beech

• The Belmont Conservation Commission is hosting a site visit at Clay Pit Pond at 6 p.m. with a design Charrette (held in Room 113 at the Belmont High School) to immediately follow the site walk. The Charrette is an opportunity for interested shareholders from the public, the schools and high school cross-country enthusiasts to meet and work […]