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Belmont voters are being targeted with disinformation about the Question 1, the Proposition 2 1/2 override. Don’t be fooled. Know your facts.

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The following Letter to the Editor was published in the online and print editions of the Belmont Citizen Herald on March 25, 2021. In just a few weeks, Belmont faces a crucial vote in our local election. Though […]

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A “yes” vote will backstop critical programs and services across the board — your community center, your roads, your schools, your library, your playgrounds/parks, your safety, etc. If the measure fails, nearly every department will face significant more cuts, into the meat of vital staff and programs.

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The following Letter to the Editor was published in the online and print editions of the Belmont Citizen Herald on March 25, 2021. When override opponents announced that the American Rescue Plan was a “game changer” regarding the […]
Larry Link

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The following Letter to the Editor was published in the Belmontonian on March 21, 2021. When our children were very young and just learning how to manage conflict and complicated emotions, my wife and I used to say, […]
Federal COVID Relief Funds

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As part of the Federal American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act, Massachusetts is set to receive around $2 billion in Federal relief aid to help it recover from damage to its economy as a result of the COVID pandemic. […]

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Our very lean school budget means not having critical special education positions for Belmont’s elementary schools. These positions are not “an extra.” In other districts, people in these positions, among other things, complete legally mandated and time-intensive compliance paperwork. Otherwise “those responsibilities fall solely on the teachers and school psychologists,” Crement wrote, meaning less time for Belmont’s dedicated educators to teach all children.

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The following Letter to the Editor appeared in the online edition of the Belmont Citizen Herald on March 18, 2021 and appeared in the print edition on March 25, 2021. I first walked into Belmont High School as […]
Ariane Breitenbach Frank

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The following Letter to the Editor appeared in the online edition of the Belmont Citizen Herald on March 18, 2021 and appeared in the print edition on March 25, 2021. I am a proud Belmont resident, and I […]

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The following Letter to the Editor appeared in the online edition of the Belmont Citizen Herald on March 18, 2021. In just a few weeks, Belmont faces a crucial vote in our local election. Though it’s easy to […]