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Cushing Square is one of 3 commercial centers in Belmont, MA and is located at the intersection of Common Street, Trapelo Road & Cushing Ave in the south-central part of Belmont.

Bordering Watertown & Cambridge, Cushing Square boasts more than 25 locally and independently owned small businesses. We are a vibrant and unique commercial center.
The Cushing Square Merchants Association (CSMA) was established in 2014. Our mission is to enhance the Cushing Square business environment, to strengthen our member businesses, advance collaboration and enhance economic growth in Cushing Square.  To encourage a friendly, thriving commercial atmosphere for business owners, Belmont residents and the surrounding communities.

We are a visible and proactive organization that meets bi-monthly with our members and local Town officials to achieve these goals. We work towards encouraging positive relationships between landlords, consumers and businesses via advocacy and conflict resolution.

For information on how you can join, please visit our contact info page.

The purpose of the CSMA shall be:

-Work together as businesses & landlords to establish and address common goals
-Promote public awareness of our member businesses
-Improve appearance of Belmont for the betterment of the community & businesses
-Encourage a friendly atmosphere in business
-Promote and encourage participation in programs and activities beneficial to the community
-Promote laws and regulations for the benefit of the business community



Mary Westcott Thomajan, President & Owner Westcott Mercantile

Chris Benoit, Treasurer & Owner Spirited Gourmet

Katherine Venzke, Clerk & Owner, Helena’s