Flattened: COVID-19 Barely Registers In Belmont With 2 New Positives In Past Month

Photo: COVID-19 numbers have flattened in Belmont Just as the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic is sweeping over the country, the coronavirus has all but vanished from Belmont. In the month between June 12 and July 10, the Massachusetts Department of Health confirmed only two new positive cases of COVID-19 in Belmont residents – now […]

With State’s Guidance In Hand, Belmont Schools Writing An Opening Day Scenario

Photo: The cover page of the Massachusetts DESE guide to reopening public schools in September. With guidance from the state now in hand, the Belmont School District is beginning in earnest to put together a blueprint for opening the school year in less than two months. But no one should believe this will be an […]

Slight Rise In COVID Positive Cases; No New Deaths In Past 2 Weeks

Photo: The latest update on COVID-19 in Belmont. The number of new cases of COVID-19 in Belmont has slowed to less than one a day in the past two weeks as the virus continues to trend downward for the past month, according the the Belmont Health Department. As of Friday, June 12, Belmont had 229 […]

COVID-19 Deaths Stable Over 2 Weeks As Town Discusses Opening Parks, Playgrounds

Photo: Belmont town buildings, parks and playgrounds could be opening in the next week. The number of COVID-19 deaths in Belmont have remained essentially stable in the past two weeks as the town begins discussions on reopening in the coming weeks. The number of deaths from the coronavirus from May 14 to May 29 increased […]

What Every Parent Needs: A Summer Tip Sheet As COVID Restrictions Are Lifted

Photo: Open to the community. Prepared by Lisa Gibalerio, prevention specialist, Wayside Youth and Family Support Services As towns and states pull back on the restrictions imposed to “flatten the curve,” and society tries to re-open businesses and resume “life as usual,” questions arise: What’s safe for our families to do now? Can my kids […]

COVID-19 Cases Nears 200 As Death Toll Reaches 58 In Belmont

Photo: Deaths related to COVID-19 in Belmont nears 60 as state considers reopening The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has reported 198 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Belmont as of Friday, May 15, with a total of 58 COVID-19 related deaths in town. Fifty-three of which are confirmed by filed death certificates with the Town […]

COVID-19 Deaths Stabilize As New Cases Remain On The Rise In Belmont

Photo: Responding to COVID-19 As the number of new cases of COVID-19 continues to grow in Belmont, the number of deaths related to the virus has stabilized over the past six days, according to statistics provided by the Town of Belmont and Massachusetts Department of Public Health. As of May 5, Belmont currently has 181 […]

Hopeful Signs On COVID-19 At Belmont Manor, But Still A ‘Trying’ Month As Death Rise To 53

Photo: Belmont Manor where infections and deaths have slowed down While saying April has been a ‘trying’ month, Wesley Chin, director of the Belmont Health Department, said the most significant COVID-19 hot spot in town has begun to stabilize. Chin told the Health Board on Monday, April 27 the number of deaths related to COVID-19 […]

Historical Society Seeking Residents To Share Experiences In A Time Of Pandemic

Photo: Sharing your experiences during this pandemic. The Belmont Historical Society is asking residents to be part of history by sharing their experiences during this extraordinary time of pandemic. The Society is reaching out to the local community to help document how covid-19 is affecting everyday life in relation to families, homes and lifestyles in […]

[Update] Belmont Star Market Employee Dies Of COVID-19 As Town Registers 51 Deaths To Pandemic

Photo: Belmont Star Market An employee of the Belmont Star Market on Waverley Street has died of the COVID-19 virus, according to a press release dated Tuesday, April 21, from the supermarket’s parent company, Albertsons. The employee, Cresencia Colletti, 70, last worked at the store on Palm Sunday, April 5, according to the company. According […]