Celebrate Plymouth Nursery’s 70th Birthday This Saturday

Photo: The Plymouth Nursery’s playground. The Plymouth Nursery School is celebrating its 70th year. And all former PNS students and parents are invited to a birthday party celebration on Saturday, April 30, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the school, located at 582 Pleasant St.  If you would like to attend please RSVP by email […]

It’s Official; the Last Day of the School Year Is …

Photo:  Belmont schools will begin the summer recess this spring. At the Belmont School Committee’s meeting on Tuesday, April 26, Schools Superintendent John Phelan thanked residents and students for their “understanding” for trudging through a few heavy snow days this winter as the administration decided against declaring a snow day. And since the district only […]

Butler’s Principal McAllister Named to Chenery’s Top Post

Photo: Mike McAllister.  Daniel Butler Elementry Principal Michael McAllister is returning to the Chenery Middle School where he started his Belmont career as a fifth-grade teacher. But this time, McAllister is coming back in September as the Chenery’s new principal. “Principal McAllister was chosen from a field of very strong candidates who participated in a […]

Unanimous: Selectmen Recommend No on $144 Million Minuteman Building

Photo: A rendering of the new Minuteman School. In a surprise vote of unity, the Belmont Board of Selectmen voted unanimously to recommend a “no” vote by the annual Town Meeting on a request to finance a new $144 million building for the Minuteman  “I was not expecting a 3-0 vote from the board,” said […]

‘The Boston Girls’ Author Anita Diamant Caps One Book One Belmont With Talk

Photo: Anita Diamant Best-selling author Anita Diamant, author of “The Red Tent” and “Day After Night,” will read from and talk about her most recent novel, “The Boston Girl,” tonight, Tuesday, April 26 at 7 p.m. at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. Diamant’s talk is the capstone of a month-long series of events associated […]

Belmont Drug Take-Back Set For Saturday, April 30

Photo: The Belmont Police will have a collection point Saturday, April 30. The Belmont Police Department in conjunction with the Belmont Auxiliary Police and the Drug Enforcement Agency will be hosting a Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative to prevent the abuse and theft of old, unused and expired prescription drugs. The Belmont Police will have a collection […]

Sports: Boys’ Lacrosse Enters ‘Critical’ Stretch at .500 With Strong Win Over Dracut

Photo: Trey Butler.  Belmont High School Boys’ Lacrosse Head Coach Josh Streit wanted to go into the coming week on a high note. And Saturday’s performance by his squad was the response he was seeking as the Marauders behind senior captain midfielder Trey Butler’s nine goals, four assist morning beat a young Dracut High team, 17-7, […]

Belmont Recognized as Purple Heart Community

Photo: Members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart saluting the flag during the National Anthem. Speaking before Purple Heart recipients and residents on Friday, Belmont Asst. Police Chief  James MacIsaac told the story of three young Belmont residents who died in defense of their country.  James Paul White (whom the White Field House is named after) […]

Sold In Belmont: How Hot Is The Market? Winn Brook Cape Tops $1 Million

Photo: This Cape sold for nearly $200K more than its assessed value. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes”: • 150 Sherman St., Over-sized Cape (1940). Sold: $1,065,000. Listed at $995,000. Living area: 2,463 sq.-ft. 8 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths. On the market: 90 days. • 7 Belmont Cir., Condo […]

Business: A Simple Concept Brings Yoga Business to Cushing Village

Photo: Stephanie Mills, owner of Simply Yoga in Cushing Square. The circular logo on the window of Simply Yoga, which opens this weekend in the heart of Cushing Square, is not associated with traditional yoga illustrations.  In fact, owner Stephanie Mills brought the symbol over from her native Ireland. “It’s an image carved in stone at […]