Jones Races in Finals in All-State 200 meters

Belmont High School junior Max Jones raced home to a seventh place finish in the finals of the 200 meters in 22.57 seconds in the MIAA All State Outdoor Track and Field Championships held on Saturday, June 7 at Bridgewater State University. His time was a personal best this year, beating his 23.05 which was […]

Obituary: Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka Houthakker

Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka Houthakker, the Polish-born American philosopher who was an important follower and teacher of  phenomenology – the philosophical study of the structures of experience and consciousness – who lived for many years with her husband, the Harvard economist Hendrik Houthakker, in Belmont died last week at her home in Pomfret, NH.  Tymieniecka Houthakker was 91 years old. Tymieniecka Houthakker was the founder and president […]

Selectmen Chair: 2 1/2 Override ‘Possible’ on November Ballot

Belmont Board of Selectmen Chair Andy Rojas said he is receptive to a Proposition 2 1/2 override to secure long-term funding for town and school needs being placed on the November election ballot. “I’m going to be pushing the Financial Task Force to move their work a little faster so we can hopefully see an override vote […]

This Week in Belmont: Farmers Market Returns, Brendan’s Home Run Sunday,

• The award-winning Belmont Farmers Market begins a new season with State Rep. Dave Rogers cutting the tomato ribbon on Thursday, June 12 at 2 p.m. in the Claflin Street Parking Lot in Belmont Center. • The 13th annual Brendan’s Home Run 5K race & walk is being held on Fathers’ Day, Sunday, June 15 with the 5K Charity […]

Yard Sales in Belmont, June 7 & 8

Here’s a quick list of yard sales going on in Belmont this weekend. • 239 Beech St., Saturday, June 7, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  • 12 Brentwood Rd., Saturday, June 7, 9 a.m. to noon.  • 236 Brighton St., Saturday and Sunday, June 7 & 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  • 43 and 49 Old Middlesex road, Saturday, June 7, 10 a.m. to 2 […]

Belmont High Runners Heading to Saturday’s All-State Meet

After coming off impressive placements and times at the Eastern Massachusetts Division 3 championships this past weekend, four Belmont High School runners and a girls’ relay team will be heading to Bridgewater on Saturday, June 7, to compete in the MIAA All-State Championships. After finishing second in both events, Marauder freshman Julia Cella is ranked 14th in the […]

The Weekend in Belmont: Learn About Organic Gardening Saturday, Benton’s Late Friday

• Join Belmont Food Collaborative, the parent organization of the Belmont Farmers’ Market, and Sustainable Belmont for Organic Gardening Coffee Hour ‘Beyond the Privet: How to Safely Grow & Thrive in Your Belmont Yard!’ on Saturday, June 7 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Assembly Room of the Belmont Public Library. Hear short presentations from experienced Belmont gardeners, […]

Sold In Belmont: Shaw Road Colonial Sells $116,000 Above List

A weekly recap of residential properties bought in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” 70-72 Trowbridge St. Two-family (1920), Sold for: $705,000. Listed at $699,000. Living area: 2,340 sq.-ft. 11 rooms; 4 bedrooms, 2 baths. On the market: 61 days. 29 Myrtle St. Victorian (1893), Sold for: $1,455,000. Listed at $1,239,000. Living area: 2,570 sq.-ft. 8 rooms; 5 bedrooms, 3 bath. On the market: 39 days. […]

Belmont Town Meeting: Putting Minuteman on Hold; Singles Over Doubles

Welcome to the second and likely final night of the 2014 annual Belmont Town Meeting at the Chenery Middle School’s auditorium on Wednesday, June 4. The articles will be read (discussed) in the following order: articles 24, 25, 26, 27, 14 and 3. On Monday, the fiscal 2015 budgets were approved and tonight there are just a […]

Neighbors Raise $12K for Marlboro St. Fire Victims

A fledgling neighborhood association raised more than $12,000 for five renters who lost nearly all their possessions after a devastating house fire on Marlboro Street in the early morning hours of May 21. The efforts by the Belmont Corner Neighborhood Association – including establishing an online fund raising site ( and running a day-long yard […]