School Committee Says ‘Yes’ On Interest To Host New Rink Along Concord Avenue

Photo: A new rink would likely be built in this location near the present rink (in photo). The pieces are beginning to fall into place pointing to a new skating rink coming to Belmont in the next two years. And while there are a pair of locations where the replacement for the ancient “Skip” Viglirolo […]

With Clock Running, Selectmen Calls A Public Meeting On Incinerator’s Future

Photo: The entrance to the former Belmont incinerator site. Tick-tock, tick-tock. With the clock now running on the future of the town’s former incinerator location near the Lexington/Belmont line, the Belmont Board of Selectmen will look to residents to supply some ideas on the site’s future. “We will need to open it up to the […]

School Committee OK’s Land Survey for Possible Rink/Rec Center

Photo: The varsity softball field. The promise of a new ice skating rink and multi-purpose recreation center serving Belmont’s residents and sports teams took a baby step forward as the Belmont School Committee voted unanimously on Tuesday, Dec. 1 to allow a survey of school-owned property near Belmont High School by the non-profit seeking to […]

Opinion: A Privately Funded Rink the Fiscally-Responsible Choice

By Ellen Schreiber I’ve read several columns and postings about the new Belmont Youth Hockey skating rink proposal that are missing key information. As a member of the Warrant Committee, charged with analyzing the town budget, I believe a new, privately funded rink is the only fiscally responsible choice for Belmont. (Note: The Warrant Committee […]

School Committee Gives Initial Nod to Proposed New Rink/Rec Center

Photo: Bob Mulroy. The Belmont School Committee gave its initial “OK” Tuesday night, Sept. 8, for a youth sports organization to begin the process that could result in the construction of a new multi-purpose town recreation center.  “We are not just looking at our needs, but … of the entire community,” said Bob Mulroy, who […]

Belmont Youth Hockey Girls Opening for the Bruins Friday

The Belmont Youth Hockey Association’s Under 12 (U12) Mauraders Girls’ Hockey team is traveling all the way to Providence, RI to opening for the Providence Bruins, the top development team for the NHL’s Boston Bruins, at the Dunkin’ Donuts Arena today, Friday, Oct. 3. The Marauders, coached by Peter Noone, will face the Walpole U12 team at 5 p.m., prior to the P-Bruins […]