Bidding Opens For New Skating Rink, Decision On Winning Offer In May

Photo: A new rink will replace the five decade old “Skip” Viglirolo Skating Rink. In the same week the Belmont’s Skip Viglirolo Skating Rink was forced to shut down due to “unseasonably warm” temperatures – in January(!)– the town and schools OKed opening the bidding process to build a next-generation private/public partnership skating facility on school property […]

BYBA, Marauder BBall Appreciation Night Tuesday; Girls Back To The Garden Saturday

Photo: The girls at center court at the TD Boston Garden. Belmont will celebrate its basketball community on Tuesday, Jan. 21 as the Belmont High vs. Lexington High Girls’ Hoops game will be Belmont Youth Basketball Association and Marauder Basketball Appreciation Night at the Wenner Field House. The varsity game starts at 6:30 p.m. There […]

What’s Open, Closed in Belmont on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Photo: Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – officially known as Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. – is a federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., the leader for nonviolent activism in the civil rights movement in the United States who successfully protested racial discrimination for more than two decades. What’s open and what’s closed on Monday, Jan. 20: Belmont Town […]

Marauders, SpyPonders Draw Blanks In Girls Hockey Showdown

Photo: Belmont’s Bridget Gray makes the save early in the first period. An anticipated barnburner between a pair of red hot teams never materialized as stone cold defense stole the show between Arlington and host Belmont as the Middlesex Liberty rivals skated to a joint shutout, 0-0, at the Skip Wednesday, Jan. 15. The tie […]

Tennis Aced Out Of High School Campus, Moving To An Expanded Winn Brook Location

Photo: Winn Brook tennis courts. Belmont High Tennis tennis teams will be playing its matches at the courts at Winn Brook Elementary School after Superintendent John Phelan announced a decision by school officials that the sport will not be located on the campus of the new school. Phelan told the Belmont Middle and High School […]

Cardboard Drop Off This Saturday; X-Mas Trees Pick Up Starts Monday

Photo: O Tannenbaum, lying in the gutter. The holiday season is not just a time for presents and festivities; it also a time when your house is filled with all those cardboard boxes in which those gifts were delivered. To help homeowners free up space in their recycling bins, the Belmont Department of Public Works […]