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By adamg - 1/20/21 - 11:24 pm
Henry Tapia

Henry Tapia of Boston died yesterday afternoon after a roadside argument in Belmont that authorities say ended when the driver shouted racial slurs at him, then hit and dragged Tapia with his pickup truck. Read more.

By adamg - 12/11/20 - 12:00 pm

The US Attorney's office reports the arrest of another two state troopers on federal fraud charges. Read more.

By adamg - 12/7/20 - 9:38 pm

Cambridge Police report arresting two Dorchester men after a third man was stabbed and a fourth beaten up in a parking lot in Cambridge behind a building just over the line in Belmont off Brighton Street, around 6:30 p.m. on Friday. Read more.

By bostonpads - 11/9/20 - 1:30 pm

The challenges faced by the Boston housing market have been well documented in 2020. The pandemic has caused massive shifts in urban population distribution in metropolitan areas all across the country, and Boston is no exception. It effectively took one of the nation’s hottest real estate markets and caused it to come to a grinding halt as apartment vacancies soar all over the city.

By adamg - 3/12/20 - 5:34 pm

Everett announced a 30-day shutdown for its schools, while Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Burlington, Lexington and Winchester said they are closing their schools for at least two weeks. Read more.

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By Vicki - 10/27/19 - 9:43 pm

I'm looking for a restaurant with German food, things like wiener schnitzel and interesting sausages. A restaurant rather than a bar or beer garden, something like the now-closed Jacob Wirth. Thanks.

By adamg - 10/4/19 - 9:58 pm

WFXT reports National Grid has told that worker who blared his horn and yelled at a Belmont woman with Warren, pro-LGBTQ and national-park stickers on her car that his services are no longer needed.

By adamg - 10/2/19 - 9:32 am

WFXT has today's moment of sunshine from Belmont, where a National Grid worker who supports Dear Leader spotted a car bedecked with evil Elizabeth Warren, pro-LGBTQ and national-parks stickers and decided it made perfect sense to sidle up behind it in his work van and lay on his horn and when the owner of the car came out to see what the fuss was about cranked up the Rush Limbaugh on his radio and, after pretending to play dumb as he sat there in his Trump 2020 hat, decided to give the woman a piece of his big ol' mind.

And now he has to sit through lectures from his bosses about how that's not the best idea.

By adamg - 8/19/19 - 8:01 am

Transit Police report a man, about 21, was hit on the tracks by a train at the Brighton Street crossing and was killed, around 6:20 a.m.

By adamg - 3/29/19 - 9:57 am

Blogging Belmont reports on the intimidation campaign against one of this year's candidates for selectman.

By adamg - 12/12/18 - 3:38 pm

Mark A. Grasso was heading into town on Train 414 on the Fitchburg Line, which pulled into Belmont shortly after noon - and then just sat there. He reports: Read more.

By adamg - 10/18/18 - 2:59 pm

A federal judge yesterday dismissed a lawsuit by the company behind Craft Beer Cellar outlets against an online site that lets people post reviews of their workplaces, because of a federal law that protects sites against suits over comments made on sites by third parties. Read more.

By adamg - 4/17/18 - 11:50 am

That's a lot of turkeys John Nolan watched cross a bridge in Belmont today.

By adamg - 3/18/18 - 9:42 am

The company behind Craft Beer Cellar outlets is making a federal case out of negative reviews on Glassdoor.com, a site that lets people review the companies they work for. Read more.

By adamg - 2/26/17 - 11:45 pm
Belmont fire

Jiaan Hyland watched firefighters from Belmont, Cambridge and Watertown battle what turned into a three-alarm fire tonight at 52 Grove St.

Joe Morrissey reports the fire started in the basement.

By adamg - 1/4/17 - 9:11 am
Old Christmas trees on pedestrian bridge over Rte. 2 on Arlington/Belmont line

There's probably a good reason why the pedestrian bridge over Rte. 2 at the Arlington/Belmont line is packed with all the old Christmas trees that David Weininger spotted this morning.

By szapata617 - 12/29/16 - 1:03 pm

Prevailing sentiment in progressive haunts is “2016, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Between a stressful election season, acts of terror, and the crisis in Syria, many of us will be glad to see the calendar page turn on Sunday night. Still, to every cloud there is a silver lining, and at least when it comes to tackling climate change in the US, Massachusetts was a bright spot amidst the clouds of 2016.

By adamg - 12/9/16 - 9:08 am

Major delays on the Fitchburg Line again this morning, this time due to a car/train collision at Brighton Street in Belmont. NECN reports the car was stopped on the tracks and the driver was trying to get three children out when the train hit.

By adamg - 10/27/16 - 1:35 pm
Stuck truck in Belmont Center

Nasty Tasha came across a truck that almost made it out of the tunnel in Belmont Center, but instead wound up nice and storrowed early this afternoon.

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