Archive for July, 2014

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Former Milton caregiver pleads guilty to felony

| July 23, 2014

Milton, MA – From the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office: The former caregiver indicted in the death of a mentally disabled woman under her supervision in a Milton group home pled guilty to felony Permitting Bodily Injury to a Disabled Person Wednesday in Norfolk Superior Court. Judge Kenneth J. Fishman sentenced Annie Kwankam, age 59, formerly of […]

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This week’s Milton Minute headlines

| July 22, 2014

Milton, MA – Hendries building dispute nears a turning point, schools add a health and physical education instructor, and the Times welcomes its summer interns as well as their “Town Talk” series. Milton, Mass., news headlines, from the Milton Times newspaper, July 22-30, 2014 http://www.miltontimes.com The Milton Minute airs each Wednesday on Milton Public Access […]

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The Milton Minute video news headlines

| July 16, 2014

Milton, MA — Water/sewer rate tiers to be changed, bylaw paving way for more condominiums discussed, and the Milton yacht Club launches its fleet. Milton, Mass., news headlines, from the Milton Times newspaper, July 16-20, 2014 http://www.miltontimes.com The Milton Minute airs each Wednesday on Milton Public Access Television, Comcast Channel 11/RCN Channel 13, between 6:30 […]

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Milton Fire Department donates bike to local youth

| July 16, 2014

Milton, MA – The Milton Fire Department recently received some well-deserve recognition after donating a new bike to a local youth who lost his in a recent fire that heavily damaged a three-story apartment building in town. The story was featured on 7NEWS Boston and can be seen here.

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Milton Times introduces the “Town Talk” series

| July 15, 2014

Milton, MA–What are the residents of Milton up to this summer? What is the preferred social media outlet? What do they like to eat on the weekends? The day to day residents of Milton are complicated people who I have decided to figure out. Over the next couple of months, I (Journalism Intern at the […]

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1918 document could help save Milton’s Swift House

| July 11, 2014

By Ken Green, Times Staff Milton, MA – Members of the Historical Commission are hoping that a town document from 1918 will be the hidden key that could help save the historic Swift House from ultimately being demolished. The more than 200-year-old wooden two-story structure, known by many as the iconic “red house” near the […]

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Senate Passes Environmental Bond Bill

| July 11, 2014

Milton, MA — The Senate has passed a four-year, $1.7 billion Environmental Bond Bill with multiple initiatives by Senator Brian A. Joyce, including $7.5 million for the creation of a new Neponset River park and canoe launch near Truman Parkway in Milton and $10 million for design, signalization, safety improvements, sidewalks and aesthetic improvements on […]

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Milton Minute video news headlines

| July 9, 2014

Milton, MA – Hendrie’s and Swift Hat Shop buildings move forward, and Milton gets four new police officers. Milton, Mass., news headlines, from the Milton Times newspaper, July 2-9, 2014 http://www.miltontimes.com The Milton Minute airs each Wednesday on Milton Public Access Television, Comcast Channel 11/RCN Channel 13, between 6:30 and 7:00 p.m. For details on […]

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Milton soccer team wins state wide championship

| July 9, 2014

Milton, MA –The Milton Soccer Girls Under 12 “Spirit” team won the Massachusetts Tournament of Champions (MTOC). The team was also awarded the “Sportsmanship Award”for the tournament. The appearance at MTOC was the first in Milton’s history at the U12 age group and the second time in Milton soccer history that a team has won […]

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Water bill revisions

| July 9, 2014

Milton, MA — Selectmen are considering revisions to the current water and sewer tier billing system. Residents may file comments or recommendations at wsrates@townofmilton.org until 5p.m. Friday, July 11. All other comments should be directed to selectmen. Toby Fedder of Woodard & Curran provided a presentation Monday night to the Board of Selectmen. A copy […]

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Sheehan asst. supt. at Milton Public Schools

| July 8, 2014

Milton, MA – Collicot Elementary School Principal Janet Sheehan has been named as the new assistant superintendent for Curriculum and Human Resources for the Milton Public School, according to a statement released by the district on June 8. Sheehan, who has served as principal of Collicot for the past three years, will replace John Phelan […]

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Fire on Central Ave.

| July 8, 2014

Milton, MA — Investigators from the Milton Fire Department and the state fire marshal’s office are probing the cause of a three-alarm fire at a three-story apartment building early Tuesday morning that forced the evacuation of eight people and caused approximately $200,000 in damage. Deputy Chief Kevin Finerty said investigators were wrapping up their examination […]

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