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The Week of Review: Cushing Village, Wellington Milestones
The Belmont Planning Board OKs Cushing Village massing and height which the Planning Board calls a "milestone" while the developer believes he can begin construction "this summer." At an earlier Planning Board meeting, the Wellington School Building Committee receive its final occupancy notice after it made efforts to quiet the noise coming from ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Belmont Fire Chief Frizzell Earns Accreditation From Fire Services Commission
The Massachusetts Fire Service Commission granted accreditation to Belmont Fire Chief David Frizzell on May 1, after he demonstrated the required fire service experience, education and certifications for accreditation.
Belmont Unemployment Rate Remains Steady in April
After hitting a 12-month high in October, the number of unemployed Belmont residents has decreased in the past seven months to where the rate is approximately half the national level.
Sun May 19, 2013
Home of the Week: 17 Ernest Road
A suburban Boston lifestyle does not get any better than owning this exceptional Belmont property.
Former State Trooper from Belmont Convicted of Extortion
A federal jury has found former Massachusetts State Police Trooper John Analetto, a Belmont resident, guilty of extortion of a gambler, according to Boston Globe.
This Weekend in Belmont: Croquet on the Homer House Lawn
Sponsored by the Belmont Center Business Associaton and Belmont Savings Bank, the festivities will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 18 .
Fri May 17, 2013
Belmont Represented at Annual Benefit Honoring Fallen Police
Belmont resident Melissa Morley, Belmont native Patrick Brusch, Belmont Police Chief Richard McLaughlin and O'Neill and Associates Vice President and Belmont native Amy Claire Brusch attended a benefit to honor New England police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty last year.
Belmont Celebrates Marriage Equity with Ice Cream Today
Who doesn't like ice cream? And people like marriage. Today, Friday, May 17, Belmont residents will have the chance to combined the two at the state's only continuously-held celebration for marriage equality will be held on the Town Green.
Wed May 15, 2013
'Wrenching Choices:' Belmont Religious Leaders to Discuss End Of Life Decisions
Join the Belmont clergy from a variety of local faith communities, members of the Belmont Religious Council and residents for a fascinating, timely and valuable conversation about how faith can inform our decisions at the end of life.
Senior Writing Excellence Honored at Blacker Prizes
There are writing awards you may have heard of such as the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award and the Man Booker.
Tue May 14, 2013
5 Things: Historical Society's Annual Meeting, Story Time at the Benton
2. Journey to the wilds of Ecuador with Mark Hopkins at 1:15 p.m. at the Beech Street Center .
Joey's Park Party After Town Day
Cap off Town Day on Saturday, May 18 with a picnic and party at Joey's Park . The event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. will feature food, music, photos and a chance to view an over-sized rendering of the new Joey's Park playground.
James Russell To Speak at NAASR on `The Animal Style in Art: From...
James Russell To Speak at NAASR on `The Animal Style in Art: From Scythia= to Aghtamar to Modern Russian Literature' PRESS RELEASE National Association for Armenian Studies and Research 395 Concord Ave.
Mon May 13, 2013
Robert Downey Jr.'s Movie 'Railroaded' Out of Belmont
No Robert Downey Jr. No Robert Duval. No award-winning cinematographer. Not even a lowly extra will be coming to Belmont this summer.
Belmont 'Big Mouth': Suspended State Cop Set for Trial
Rather then a tough leg breaker ready to wipe the floor with an unfortunate bookie, attorneys for a Belmont suspended State cop are telling prospective jurors that John Analetto "is simply a drunk with a big mouth." So begins the preliminaries for the federal extortion trial of the state trooper where prospective jurors are likely to be asked about ... (more)
5 Things: Brox Speaks About Her Family Farm, Burt Bacharach's Birthday
The Washington Post said of the book: "A mature, levelheaded book, thick with emotion but not overwhelmed by it ... reading it is a genuine pleasure." Jane Brox has also written three other books, including "Here and Now," which won the L.L. Winship/PEN New England award.
Postal Workers Deliver for Belmont Food Pantry
Around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, a small US Postal Service truck stops in the rear of Belmont High School and Belmont postal worker Debbie Simpson hops out to make a delivery.
Fri May 10, 2013
5 Things: The 'Pops' at the High School, Playtime and Softball
Sit down at tables, have some snacks and drinks and listen to some great music. 2. The senior book discussion group will meet at 11 a.m. at the Beech Street Center to discuss a wonderful book on facing choices with courage and love: "The Hiding Place" by Corrie ten Boom, who helped hide the Frank family in Amsterdam during the German occupation of ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
Unsung No Longer: State Honors Belmont's Phyl Solomon
Phyl Solomon is known by many in town as Dr. Paul Solomon's "better half." While Paul remains quite active in town government, having served as a Selectmen and as chairman of many boards and committees over the years, Phyl has spent many years as a quiet but firm leader on environmental and inter generational issues in Belmont.
First Day of School in Belmont: Pencils, Paper and ... iPads?
Will incoming freshmen at Belmont High School be the first district students who will be using iPads for everyday learning just like a pencil, book or calculator? According to Belmont School Superintendent Dr.