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 […]

COVID-19 Deaths Triple In Five Days To 39, Nearly All Linked To Belmont Manor

Photo: Belmont Manor in Belmont The number of deaths in Belmont related to COVID-19 has more than tripled from 13 on Monday, April 13 to 39 by Friday, April 17, according to statistics compiled by the Belmont Health Department and released by the town on Friday, April 17. Many of those deaths have been linked […]

Brownsberger, Rogers Holding Zoom Town Hall/Q&A On COVID-19 Thursday, April 16

Photo: Will Brownsberger (left) and State Rep. Dave Rogers State Sen. Will Brownsberger and State Rep. Dave Rogers are hosting a Zoom Town Hall on Thursday, April 16 at 7 p.m. to discuss the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic and answer questions submitted by viewers.   To join the Zoom Meeting, link to this address: https://zoom.us/j/94791210043 Meeting […]