Archive for March, 2017

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Town Meeting to consider pot, zoning, finances

| March 31, 2017

Milton, MA- There may be fireworks when Town Meeting convenes May 1, as members grapple with a moratorium on marijuana shops, substantial zoning changes and the prospect of a Proposition 2 1/2 override on the ballot in June. They will face 52 articles, most of which are routine. This article can be read in its […]

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School Committee prepares for $3.3 million override

| March 30, 2017

Milton, MA- At their March 22 meeting, School Committee members supported the nearly $3.3 million override, which has been recommended by the Warrant Committee. The committee addressed a crowd of about 20 residents at their meeting. This article can be read in its entirety in the Thursday, March 30 edition of the Milton Times. Share

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Residents help out in Guatemala slum

| March 28, 2017

Milton, MA- For people used to a life of comfort in Milton, a trip to the slums of Guatemala City can be a voyage to another world.  But usually, when they return, visitors to that massive garbage dump find the biggest change they experience is within themselves. This article can be read in its entirety […]

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Swenson to run for Planning Board

| March 27, 2017

Milton, MA- Denise “Denny” Swenson is running for Planning Board member.  Denny spent her career as an award-winning  journalist at WGBH, learning to get to the bottom of issues by working hard and listening to people. The remainder of this announcement can be seen in the Thursday, March 23 edition of the Milton Times. Share

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School Committee approves budget override priorities

| March 25, 2017

Milton, MA- At its March 1 meeting, the School Committee unanimously approved a list of priorities to be funded if a Proposition 2 1/2 override is approved by voters this spring.  The total amount of the priorities is $1,099,650. An amount for an override has not yet been chosen. This article can be read in […]

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Milton Insider explained

| March 24, 2017

A demonstration of the Milton Times mobile app Milton Insider will be given by Sue Bertram, Social Media Specialist for the Milton Times Thursday, March 30 from 7-8pm at the Milton Public Library, Keys Community Room, 476 Canton Avenue.  The presentation will be a how-to-use demonstration of the app and how it can benefit residents. […]

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Milton Speaks candidates forum set

| March 23, 2017

Milton, MA- The public is invited to attend the Milton Speaks annual candidates forum that will be held Monday, March 27 at 7pm in the Milton Access Television Studio located at Milton High School, 25 Gile Road.  The forum is for all townwide candidates running for office.  The panel of pundits will be the local […]

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Headlines for Thursday, March 23 edition of the Milton Times

| March 22, 2017

Milton, MA- Here are just a few of the headlines for the Thursday, March 23 edition of the Milton Times, on newsstands tomorrow: “Officials deplore swastikas’ “MHS track team takes nationals in stride” “Residents help out in Guatemala slum’” All of these news stories, happenings and townwide candidate election information can be found in the […]

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