Second Becca Pizzi Family Run Fun Set For Sunday, April 30

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Photo: Becca Pizzi Family Fun Run 2017 The second annual Becca Pizzi Family Fun Run organized by the Belmont Boosters and sponsored by Belmont Savings Bank will take place on Sunday, April 30, starting at the Belmont High School track at Harris Field.  7:30 a.m.: Registration/Bib Pick Up Open 9 a.m.: 1-Mile Kids Race begins 9:30 a.m.: […]

Town Meeting Preview: Warrant Briefing Monday Night at the Beech

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Photo: Warrant Committee Chair Roy Epstein The Belmont League of Women Voters and Warrant Committee is co-sponsoring the annual warrant briefing to acquaint Town Meeting members and residents with the non-financial articles on the Town Meeting warrant. The meeting will take place Monday evening, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech St. […]

Cafe Society a la Belmont: ZBA OKs Eatery at Center’s New Bookstore

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Photo: Chris Abouzeit (standing) and Kathy Crowley, owners of the Belmont Bookstore, before the ZBA The famed “lost generation” of American artists and writers living in Paris in the 1920s – Hemingway, Stein, Eliot, Fitzgerald, Pound and Gershwin – would leave their dark and cold apartments and head to the lively bistro/bars on the Left Bank […]

Housing Trust’s Meeting On Increasing Housing Options Thurs. Apr. 27

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Photo: Housing affordability thrust of Housing Trust’s meeting. Next week, the Belmont Housing Trust will host a public meeting to discuss its Housing Production Plan, which provides a five-year framework and strategy for the development of a variety of housing options to meet the needs of the Belmont residents. Cosponsored by the League of Woman […]

Former Star Now Coach Has Girls’ Lax Playing Beautiful Music

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Photo: Head Coach Katy Ananian with her Belmont team. Katy Ananian. Remember her?  Unlike former Belmont High sports stars whose playing careers were so long ago they played on grass and action photographs are in black and white, it was less than a decade Ananian – along with her talented sister Abby who played Division […]

Finding Belmont’s Honored Dead Made Easier By Eagle Scout’s Work

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Photo: Belmont Eagle Scout Oliver Leeb with the Belmont Board of Selectmen. In Belmont’s two burial grounds, those interned who served the country hold an honored place in the town. But for relatives and historians, locating one of the 1,800 military service dead was haphazard at best as individuals would need to hunt between several […]

What’s Opened, Closed on Patriots’ Day in Belmont

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Photo: Lexington Minuteman statue by Henry H. Kitson was erected in 1900 to memorialize the Lexington Minutemen. Today is Patriots’ Day (or Patriot’s Day in Maine) commemorating the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775, the first battles of the American Revolutionary War. The holiday was once celebrated on April 19 but now is observed […]

Crowley’s Opening Day Walk Off Double Sparks Belmont Baseball’s 3-0 Start

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Photo: Dennis Crowley (right) celebrating his walk-off double which won the season opener for Belmont. After spending the entire baseball season opener on the bench, Belmont High School Junior Dennis Crowley was just looking for any chance to help the team in the first game. And with a little preseason training, he felt he was ready. […]

Stay on Course: Fiore Retains Chair of School Committee

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Photo: Lisa Fiore. While the Belmont Board of Selectmen made a significant change to its leadership after Town Election, the Belmont School Committee decided it would stay the course. During a possibly record-setting meeting for brevity – the get-together took a mere 25 minutes which included the members having a new group portrait taken – the committee […]