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Plans for Memorial Day Observance come together

| May 16, 2016

Milton, MA- Under the joint leadership of both newly appointed Veterans Agent Kevin Cook and Milton resident Frank Stout of American Legion Post 114, details of the town’s Memorial Day program are being finalized.   The Memorial Day observance is scheduled for Monday, May 30. This and other happenings around Milton can be found in […]

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Search for Town Administrator to span summer

| May 13, 2016

Milton, MA- At their May 5 meeting, Selectmen repeatedly praised members of the Town Administrator Search Committee which will recommend nominees for the town’s first strong town administrator.  “You have done a fabulous job,” said Selectman David Burnes who referred to the lengthy job description for applicants seeking the new position. This article by Laura […]

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Leash law squeaks by

| May 12, 2016

Milton, MA- Following a lengthy discussion, Town Meeting May 3 passed a revised leash law on a voice vote.  Nancy Bersani, animal control officer said the revisions are necessary because of an increase in complaints about dog bites. This article by David Johnson and other news stories can be found in the May 12 edition […]

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Headlines for the Thursday, May 12 edition of the Milton Times

| May 11, 2016

Milton, MA- Here are some of the headlines for the May 12 edition of the Milton Times: “Faces and Places of Milton photo contest winner decided” “Candidates line up for town’s state Senate and House seats” “Leash law squeaks by” See the winning photos, news, happenings, sports and so much more in the Thursday, May […]

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USS Constitution sailors to help flag veterans graves

| May 10, 2016

Milton, MA- At least a half dozen sailors from the USS Constitution will join local veterans, Boy Scouts and Milton High School students later this month in placing flags on the graves of the roughly 2,500 veterans buried in Milton Cemetery. Veterans agent Kevin Cook told the Times that the annual flagging is set for […]

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Highland Street cluster proposed

| May 9, 2016

Milton, MA- A cluster housing plan proposed for 245 Highland Street was met with general, unofficial approval by the Planning Board April 28. To preserve open space, the plan would create eight single-family houses on smaller lots than allowed under regular zoning. This article and many more can be found in the Thursday, May 5 […]

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Hiss outspends Chinman in moderator race

| May 6, 2016

Milton, MA – To say newly elected moderator Robert Hiss heavily outspent his opponent, Michael Chinman, in the recent campaign, is an understatement.  Campaign finance reports filed with the Town Clerk’s office indicate Hiss spent $2,048.50 while Chinman listed only $25.38 for Internet advertising.   Read this article by David Johnson in the Thursday, May […]

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Cemetery looks to expansion options

| May 5, 2016

Milton, MA – Rubble, rock and a rickety old barn prevent Milton Cemetery trustees from lifting a moratorium on gravesite sales, and that’s painful for some local families, according to Therese Desmond, cemetery superintendent. Desmond told the trustees April 27 that the century-old barn near the Garden of Hope is structurally sound but an eyesore […]

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