Belmont Savings’ Mahoney Leading Boston Catholics to See Pope in Cuba

Photo: When Pope Francis visits Cuba in mid-September, there to greet him will be Belmont Savings Bank CEO Bob Mahoney with a group of approximately 135 Catholics from the Archdiocese of Boston. “It should be just an amazing experience,” said Mahoney, Belmont Savings’ president and chief executive officer in an interview with the Boston Pilot.  Mahoney, a […]

Just Add Water: New Underwood Pool Gets Filled Friday as Opening Nears

Photo: Anne Paulsen, president of the pool’s building committee, at the nearly completed new Underwood Pool.  All day Friday, July 31, an armada of approximately 25 tankers trucks will be traveling to Concord Avenue at Cottage Street to deliver the one missing component required to make the recently constructed New Underwood Pool a success: Water. Lots of it. According to Anne Paulsen, chair of the […]

Seeking Added Revenue, Moozy’s Expands to Breakfast Hours

Photo: Moozy’s in Belmont.  When it’s July and the temperatures reach 90 degrees, owning a successful ice cream store like Moozy’s at the intersection of Trapelo and Belmont is the easiest business around, said owner Dante Muzzioli. All he  has to do is open the doors and the crowds follow. But in February, when record winter snow […]

Sold in Belmont: A Housing Solution on the Beech, A Premium in Bricks

Photo: 101 Beech St.  A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes.” 9 Audrey Rd., Brick ranch (1954). Sold: $810,000. Listed at $ 775,000. Living area: 1,483 sq.-ft. 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bath. On the market: 77 day. 29 Stults Rd. Brick Tudor (1924). Sold: $1,135,000. Listed at $1,100,000. Living area: 2,514 sq.-ft. 9 rooms, 5 bedrooms, 4 baths. On the […]

Belmont Light Urge Customers to Reduce Power Usage During Peak

Photo: Turn it down! With temperatures today forecasted to reach the 90s again, Belmont Light has a request to its 11,000 customers: Lighten up on the power, please.  With today, Thursday, July 30, expected to be another high electricity use day, the town’s electrical utility is urging users to save energy and money by reducing electricity consumption during the hottest […]

Strike Up The Summer Band: Belmont’s Once-A-Year Musical Get-Together

Photo: On stage with the Belmont Summer Community Band. “You’re playing great,” said Arto Asadoorian as he directs a collection of amateurs and students in a hurry-up rehearsal of an overture from the Disney movie, “Frozen.”  Yet the drummer has yet to get a feel for the piece, which Asadoorian found a bit amusing. “What, am I […]

Tearin’ Up the Wenner Floor! Installation of New Court Underway

Photo: Crew from American Sport Floors preparing for a new surface at Belmont High School’s Wenner Field House. When former athletes heard that the basketball courts at Belmont High School’s Wenner Field House was being torn out, former players began coming to see the crew taking the surface out with requests. They wanted their own section […]

OverNight Work Set for Commuter Rail Bridge Until Friday

Photo: The Belmont Center Commuter Rail bridge. Much needed gas work will require National Grid to spend the overnight for most of this week tearing up and repairing infrastructure under the Belmont Center Commuter Rail bridge. Glenn Clancy, director of the Community Development Office, told the Belmont Board of Selectmen Monday, July 27, said the […]

Foodie’s Snags Final Beer/Wine License for Belmont Center Store

Photo: Victor Cruz, Jr. speaking before the Belmont Board of Selectmen. Nearly nine months before it opens its doors to residents, the owner of the supermarket anchoring the renovated Macy’s space in Belmont Center is the holder of the town’s final beer and wine license as the Belmont Board of Selectmen awarded the permit to […]

Belmont Resident ‘Stable’ After Being Seriously Injured at Acadia National Park

Photo: The accident scene at Acadia National Park where a Belmont resident was seriously injured on Monday. (Acadia National Park photo). A Belmont resident is in “stable condition” in a Bangor, Maine hospital with a collapsed lung and several broken ribs a day after she was run over by her family’s SUV when it began […]