Belmont Dispatcher’s Heroic Act on Tragic Day In Watertown

Photo: The scene of the fire. (Courtesy Watertown News) Dave Jones should have been the good news story on a tragic St. Patrick’s Day. The long-serving Belmont Police dispatcher was off-duty as he and his wife were heading to Donohue’s in Watertown to listen to Irish music on Friday morning, March 14. As the couple […]

Belmont Falls Late to Rivals Watertown, 34-28, on Turkey Day

Photo: Ben Jones (center) running during the 4th quarter. The script was nearly written for a comeback of epic proportions. Down by six with three minutes remaining in its Thanksgiving game with rival Watertown, the Belmont High School football squad was marching down the field in front of an ecstatic home crowd behind another heroic […]

Weekend Helicopter Mystery Solved: Blame It On Hollywood

Photo: An internet photo of the low-flying helicopter flying over parts of Belmont over the weekend It was something out of  film “Apocalypse Now”: A low-flying helicopter was buzzing parts of Belmont and neighboring Watertown starting around 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2.  For more than an hour, the helicopter would circle over one neighborhood then […]

Cushing Village Sets Latest Deadline While Similar Watertown Project Set to Open

Photo: Similiar in many ways to Cushing The Residence Inn by Marriott nearing completion in Watertown. The developer of the long-troubled Cushing Village project – the 164,000 sq.-ft. three-building development approved in July 2013 – told the Planning Board Tuesday night, Jan. 5 that he is really, really close to getting all his ducks lined up to […]

Watertown Brothers Arrested in Belmont on Drug Charges

Photo: Police arrest pair in Belmont. Two Watertown brothers were arrested in Belmont this past Friday and charged with possession and distribution of a variety of drugs. On Friday, Aug. 7, Belmont detectives assigned to the Suburban Middlesex County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 31 Thayer Rd. in Watertown, according to Belmont Police Asst. Chief […]

Public Meeting on Logan Noise Set for Dec. 3

A public meeting to update residents of Belmont and Watertown on the increase in noise over the communities from aircraft departing Logan Airport will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at  Belmont Town Hall. Representatives from both communities on the Logan Airport Community Advisory Committee (Logan CAC) will host a public meeting to discuss the activities being […]

A New CVS Coming to … Watertown

CVS Pharmacy, the Woonsocket, RI-based nationwide drug store chain, has announced it will be opening a new store they see serving the retail and pharmacy needs of a good portion of Belmont residents. But the second largest US pharmacy concern will be locating its newest store across the border in Watertown, on Mt. Auburn Street, not in the […]