Belmont High Baseball Battles #1 St. John’s (S) Before Falling 3-1

 Photo: Steve Rizzuto scoring Belmont’s lone run in a 3-1 defeat by number one St. John’s of Shrewsbury.  The Boston Herald’s Danny Ventura‏, the region’s most prominent writer of high school sports, tweeted this week that it was “Too bad Belmont [Baseball] had to play the top-seed [St. John’s Shrewsbury in the first round of the […]

Is This The Final Night of Belmont’s Town Meeting? Bet On It

Photo: Town Meeting in Belmont, 2017. Town Meeting can see the light at the end of this year’s tunnel. 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 as it reconvenes tonight, Wednesday, June 7 at […]

Krafian Adds Hurdle Crown at All State; Perkins PRs in 400 for 2nd [VIDEO]

Photo: Belmont’s Anoush Krafian out leans Plymouth North’s Madelyn Sessler to win the 100 meters hurdles state championship. Back in February, Belmont High School’s track star Anoush Krafian was nipped at the line of the 55-meter hurdles in the Division 3 state championships, beaten by Hopkinton High’s Caitlyn Halloran by one-one hundredth of a second. “I […]

LIVE: Town Meeting, Segment B: The Budget, Night 1

Photo: Mike Widmer (on stage) with Town Meeting member Jack Weis, Pct. 1 Welcome to the second session of the annual Belmont Town Meeting held tonight, Monday, June 5 at Belmont High School. The meeting, known as Segment B, will involve all things financial: the town and school budgets, capital expenditures, transfers and all the […]

Town Meeting, Segment B: It’s All About The Money This Week

Photo: Belmont Town Meeting It’s all about the Benjamins as the 2017 Belmont Town Meeting reconvenes tonight, Monday, June 5 at 7 p.m. in the Belmont High School auditorium. Town Meeting will take up the town and school budgets as well as all things financial including capital expenditures, enterprise funds and fiscal transfers. You can read […]

Classical at the Beech: Belmont Festival Orchestra in Concert Thursday, June 1

Photo: Pianist Sasha Beresovsky and conductor Nathaniel Meyer. The Belmont Festival Orchestra marks its return to the Beech Street Center with a concert of classical music standards on Thursday, June 1 from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Led by the group’s founder, Belmont’s own Nathaniel Meyer (Belmont High Class of ’09), the all-volunteer orchestra will be joined by […]

Damp Conditions Did Not Deter Memorial Day Parade, Ceremony

Photo: At Belmont Cemetary, Memorial Day The forecast of steady rain held off long enough for Belmont to remember the residents who gave their lives for the country as residents came out to march and attend the annual Memorial Day Parade and Commemoration Ceremony at Belmont Cemetary on Monday, May 30. Despite the forecast, a […]

Super Belmont: Marauder Baseball in Elite Eight State Finals

Photo: The Marauders with the silverware. After defeating one-loss Lynnfield High, 5-2, to defend its Brendan Grant Tournament title on Saturday, May 27, the 17-3 Belmont High Baseball team was eager to discover Tuesday what seed they would receive in the upcoming Division 2 North sectional playoffs. But the call they got from the MIAA […]

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 […]

Belmont Juniors Krafian, Perkins Take Home EMass Division 3 Track Titles

Photo: Belmont High Anoush Krafian in action earlier this outdoor season. A pair of Belmont High juniors will be heading to this week’s All-State Meet as Eastern Mass Division 3 champions as Anoush Krafian and Calvin Perkins sprinted home to take individual victories on Sunday, May 28 at Burlington High School. Krafian cruised to the 100-meter […]