Sold in Belmont: Waverley Affordability in a Pair of Condos

Photo: Cozy and affordable on Maple in Waverley. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes”: • 202 Beech St., Second-floor condo (1928). Sold: $396,000. Listed at $429,000. Living area: 1,646 sq.-ft. 8 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths. On the market: 151 days. • 47 Maple St., Condo (1910). Sold $311,000. Listed at $329,900. […]

Belmont Savings Announce Staff Promotions

Photo: Belmont Savings Bank. Belmont Savings Bank has announced it has promoted several officers within the organization. The promotions are part of Belmont Savings’ ongoing effort to maintain and strengthen its banking team as it solidifies itself as one of the region’s leading community banks. “It is with great pleasure that I announce the promotion of […]

This Week: Primary Voting, Basketball Playoffs, and a Leap Day

Photo: Go vote Tuesday. On the government side of “This Week” The Planning Board will hold an early morning meeting beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 2 at Town Hall. It will discuss the proposed zoning amendments for single residence C zoning and a number of issues regarding GR districts. • Today, Feb. 29, is […]

Sports: Boys’ Hoops Host Tough Brighton in Playoff Opener Tuesday

Photo: Brighton winning the 2015 City Championship. Belmont High School Boys’ Basketball will host a tough young Brighton High Bengals squad in the first round of the MIAA Division 2 North sectionals on Tuesday, March 1 at 7 p.m. at the Wenner. Brighton (13-8) has been a Boston powerhouse program since head coach Hugh Coleman […]

BHS Julia Chase Verbally Commits to Play Field Hockey at UNH

Photo: BHS Julia Chase. Belmont High School’s junior defense/sweeper Julia Chase has verbally committed to play field hockey for Division 1 University of New Hampshire Wildcats, according to multiple social media postings. A 2015 Middlesex League All-Star, who anchored the Marauders’ defense during its record 14-2-0 regular season run (including 12 shutouts in 19 games) a […]

Belmont’s Draft Fiscal ’17 Budget Hits $105 Million, Up 4 1/2%

Photo: David Kale (left) presenting the proposed 2017 budget. The first draft of Belmont’s fiscal 2017 budget shows an increase in the town’s operational budget from last year of more than four-and-a-half percent and six percent for the school department, which much of the increase in expenditures from the successful $4.5 million Proposition 2 1/2 […]

‘The Heist!’: Chenery Artist Presents One-Night Only Show Wednesday

Photo: What was lost and yet to be found nearly 26 years ago. On March 18, 1990, two men wearing Boston Police uniforms overpowered a pair of night guards and stole some of the world’s great works of art that belonged to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum located in Boston’s Fenway neighborhood.  That now iconic art theft […]

Eat Out Wednesday and Help Belmontian Club Get Warm PJs to Kids in Need

Photo: PJ Day at the High School. Go out to eat this Wednesday and help Belmont High School’s Belmontian Club provide warm PJs for kids in need. On Wednesday, Feb. 24, head to Bertucci’s at the Alewife MBTA station for snacking or dinner and the restaurant will donate 15 percent of their sales that day, from […]

The FYI on Voting in the ‘Super Tuesday’ Presidential Primary Next Week

Photo: Belmont votes next Tuesday. Ready to vote in next week’s “Super Tuesday” presidential primary? It’s a little trickier than a regular election for several reasons so Belmont Town Clerk Ellen Cushman has released a primer on casting a ballot next Tuesday, March 1.  WHO CAN VOTE, AND FOR WHOM Your enrollment as a voter […]