Third COVID Case In Belmont Schools As A Chenery Staff/Student Tests Positive

Photo: Chenery Middle School A Chenery Middle School community member – either a student or staff – has tested positive with the coronavirus, according an email from Belmont School District Superintendent John Phelan. The Belmont Health Department sent the district confirmation on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 11:45 a.m. This is the third person who either […]

Positive COVID-19 Case At Belmont High, Second In District Since September

Photo: Belmont High School The Belmont Health Department reported on Friday, Oct. 9 that a Belmont High School community member – either a student or a staff member – has been diagnosed with a confirmed case of COVID-19. Friday’s notice is the second positive individual in the district, joining a Winn Brook Elementary School community […]

Positive COVID Case Detected At Winn Brook

Photo: The Winn Brook Elementary School A member of the Winn Brook Elementary community tested positive with COVID-19, according to the Belmont Department of Health. The Health Department confirmed on Monday, Sept. 28 that either a student or staff member at the school located at the corner of Waterhouse Road and Cross Street has been […]

Spit, ‘Poop’ Or Both: School Committee Explores Testing Options In Push Towards In-School Learning

Photo: Mirimus Labs image The Belmont School Committee took the first steps in implementing a testing regime that could spur students to return full-time to the classroom. Promoted by School Committee Chair Andrea Prestwich and a group of parents acting as ad hoc advisors, testing would provide students and teachers the necessary “peace of mind” […]

Belmont Sees Uptick In COVID-19 Positive Cases But Town Remains In State’s Green Zone

Photo: COVID-19 update Belmont has seen an uptick in the number of positive cases of COVID-19 over the past two weeks but it has not effected the overall risk level in contracting the coronavirus according to the state. According to the data from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health COVID-19 Dashboard, Belmont has reported 264 […]

‘Let’s Make It Work’ COVID-19 Surveillance Testing: Another Parent-led Solution To Re-open Belmont Schools

Photo: Testing is around the corner By Jamal Saeh, Kate Jeffrey, Larry Schmidt The last academic year left many parents and students full of anxiety. Will remote learning work? Why can’t schools start with hybrid now? How can we help remove obstacles for increased in-person learning? School started this year a little rocky despite heroic efforts […]

Belmont Records Single Positive COVID-19 Case In Past 14 Days; No New Deaths In 15 Weeks

Photo: COVID-19 update as of Sept. 11 As of Friday, Sept. 11, Belmont has 254 cumulative confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of a single positive case over the past 14 days. Due to the new case count over the past two weeks, this moves Belmont down into the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s gray […]

New COVID Cases Remain Low In Belmont, No Additional Deaths Since May

Photo: The latest COVID-19 update for Belmont The rate of new infections of COVID-19 in Belmont continues to remain steady with single digit increases over the past month. As of Aug. 28, Belmont has reported 253 cumulative confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of four cases since the previous week’s Aug. 21 report. Due to the new […]

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 […]