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The ringing of bells on the grounds of Belmont Abbey provide the soundtrack to an otherwise quiet day in Belmont. The Benedictine monastery, founded in 1876, roots Belmont to its history and traditions even as it looks out over a growing and thriving downtown. Once home to more than a dozen textile mills, now, a new generation of lively locals are making a home among those who still work at the remaining textile operations… 

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