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Belmont hires social-media spokesman

Belmont has quietly joined a small group of communities that have hired communications professionals to reach out to the public.

The town recently hired a public information specialist, a first for the community of 24,000 residents. Robert Reardon Jr., who graduated from college last year and most recently ran for the 24th Middlesex District state representative seat, started his job in Belmont last month. His annual salary is $42,000.

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