Obituary: Christopher Diozzi, The Heart of Belmont High Hockey

Photo: Chris Diozzi.  Chris Diozzi was the heart of one of Belmont High School’s great boys’ ice hockey team. At 5’9″ and about 175 lbs, Diozzi was not the biggest athlete, especially for a defenseman. But as a reporter noted at the time, Diozzi  “played large” on the ice, a testament to his grit and […]

A Final Shift on the Ice: Tributes for Hall of Fame Hockey Coach ‘Muzzy’

Photo: Belmont High captains Dave Bailey (left) and Trey Butler with retired coach Dante Muzzioli.  Just before the puck was dropped to start Saturday afternoon’s contest between Belmont and Arlington in the aging Skip Viglirolo Skating Rink, Dante Muzzioli arrived at his familiar spot on the right-side “home” bench as he had for nearly fifty […]

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 […]