New High School Building Project Seeking Seniors Opinion Friday

Photo: The Belmont High School Building Committee’s logo. The Belmont High School Building Committee is holding its next community engagement meeting with the town’s senior community in mind at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. on Friday afternoon, Oct. 13 at 1:15 p.m. The afternoon’s agenda includes: High School Building Project updates District enrollment […]

Volleyball: Belmont Puts A Scare Into Melrose In Five Set Thriller

Photo: Action with Belmont High Volleyball. On Monday, Columbus Day, Belmont High Volleyball traveled to Watertown and beat the Raiders three sets to zero (25-17, 25-9, 25-23) to up its record to 5-6, exceeding the number of victories last years campaign. But Belmont Head Coach Jen Couture would instead talk about a lose from last week. […]

Sold In Belmont: Two Family Breaks Bank Selling For $1.22 Million

Photo: A two-family that sold for nearly one and a quarter million dollars?  A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” A pair of two-families on corner lots built in the same year, but way different sale prices.  • 92-94 Creeley Rd., Two family (1922). Sold: $1,220,000. Listed at $1,220,000. Living area: […]

What’s Open, Closed in Belmont on Columbus Day

Photo: A painting reportedly a portrait of Cristoforo Colombo. Columbus Day, which is celebrated annually on the second Monday of October – in 2017, it’s on Oct. 9 –remembers Christopher Columbus’ arrival to the Americas on October 12, 1492. Government offices are closed, but businesses may be open.  In Belmont, trash collection and recycling are delayed a […]

Nearly 800 Runners Set Record For Scharfman Race

Photo: Elsa Kimberly winning the 2K race at the Dan Scharfman Memorial Run. A bright cool fall Sunday morning; just the right combination for a road race in New England. And 784 runners took the opportunity to help Belmont school to best use technol0gy as a record number of entries took part in the fifth annual Dan […]

Helping Refugees And The Hungry Part Of 9th Annual Belmont Serves

Photo: The 9th annual Belmont Serves Day of Community Service will be held on Monday, Oct. 9,  the Columbus Day holiday. Individuals and families will be able to select a project at the start of the day, complete the entire project in one morning of work, and then come together for some pizza and Rancatore’s ice cream to celebrate […]

Six Projects Clear First Hurdle Towards Securing CPC Funding

Photo: The Belmont Veterans Memorial project. More fields being restored, a “re-do” and a saving a Belmont barn have submitted preliminary applications for funding by the town’s Community Preservation Committee, according to information released by the CPC on Tuesday, Oct. 3. A total of six applications were received by the committee by its Sept.29 deadline,  according to […]

Unbeaten Belmont Field Hockey Readies For Watertown Clash Thursday

Photo: Belmont High’s Alexa Sabatino scoring against Melrose Belmont High Field Hockey had an eventful past week: the team tied up one of the leading squads in New England (and Watertown slayer) Winchester, 1-1, on the Sachems’ home turf, knocked off Reading 2-0 at home and earned an excellent 1-0 away victory at Arlington. And […]

Wellington Principal Spangler Leaving In December

Photo: Principal Amy Spangler Amy Spangler, the respected and well-loved principal of the Wellington Elementary School, is leaving her position to return to the Pacific Northwest. “I’m sad to be leaving such a great school and staff,” said Spangler to the Belmontonian at Wednesday’s annual International Walk to School event at the school. Spangler said her […]