The Belmont Voice began publishing earlier this month, making Belmont one of a tiny handful of Massachusetts communities with more than one independent source of news. The Voice, a print and digital nonprofit launched by some high-powered volunteers, is edited by veteran journalist Jesse Floyd. The weekly print edition is being mailed for free to every business and home in Belmont — an expensive proposition, but one that could prove attractive to advertisers.
I’m pretty sure that Gannett’s Belmont Citizen-Herald still has a print edition, but local news was dropped in favor of regional coverage nearly two years ago. Its Facebook page features a front from 2014.
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Correction: Updated to correct the name of the Belmontonian.