Belmont News & Updates

Photo: Selectman Mark Paolillo signing the 30-year bond note. Some may ask what's the big deal if Belmont is a double or triple A? “Is there any real difference by having an added A to your name?” referring to the agencies which assign credit ratings for issuers of debt obligations, or bonds. In Belmont's case, that […] [...]
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Sunday, March 107:41 p.m.: Personnel responded to an overheated motor on Hill Road. Units were dispatched for a master box activation. A follow-up call from central station alarm company reported a smoke detector activation on the basement level, first floor, elevator hoist. Upon arrival Engine 2 established command and reported nothing showing from the exterior of the building. Engine 2 updated that they had located a moderate smoke condition in the basement hallway with an [...] [...]
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Belmont World Film will present the New England premiere of “Ash Is Purest White” by acclaimed Chinese director Jia Zhangke at 7:30 p.m. March 25 at the Studio Cinema, 376 Trapelo Road, Belmont. Alex Desforges, associate professor of Chinese at UMass Boston who specializes in Chinese language and literature, comparative literature, film and culture, will lead the discussion after the film.“This screening is an opportunity to go deep into one of the most [...] [...]
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The signs for Belmont Savings Bank's six locations in Belmont (Leonard Street and Trapelo Road), Cambridge, Watertown, Waltham and Newton will be replaced with People's United Bank signs over the weekend of March 30-31 in preparation for the day the sale officially closes, April 1.Connecticut-based People's United Bank announced on Nov. 27 they are buying Belmont Savings Bank for $327 million. According to the Boston Business Journal, the deal willgive People's [...] [...]
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A Watertown man faces his second drunken driving charge after he struck a boy riding a bicycle just off Waverley Avenue on March 17. Just before 6 p.m. on St. Patrick's Day, the 10-year-old boy was riding his bike across Bradshaw Street at Waverley Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle driven by a […] [...]
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