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School Committee approves new budget

| November 29, 2016

Milton, MA- School Committee members approved two new budgets for the coming fiscal year at their Nov. 16 meeting.  They approved a $46.4 million budge that is not is not contingent upon a Proposition 2 1/2 override, which is an increase of nearly $2.8 million over the current budget.  This is a 6.5 percent increase. […]

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No special Town Meeting to rezone Blue Hills Parkway site

| November 28, 2016

Milton, MA- A special Town Meeting in February will not be called to consider the zoning change proposed for the D.J. McKeen & Sons property, 487 Blue Hills Parkway after all.  Proponents of the plan had asked the change be presented to Town Meeting as soon as possible. This article can be read in its […]

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Residential taxes may increase, Change could be on January Bill

| November 25, 2016

Milton, MA- Property owners could see an increase of roughly 4 percent on their real estate tax bill in January due to the Selectmen’s approval of the 2017 tax classifications on Nov. 15. If ratified by state officials, the change recommended by assessors will result in a residential tax rate increased by 7 cents to […]

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Swift House eyed for marijuana dispensary

| November 23, 2016

Milton, MA- A firm specializing in medical marijuana hopes to open a medical clinic offering marijuana at the Swift Hat House at 98 Adams St., according to Selectmen Chairman Katie Conlon who described the proposal at the Board’s Nov. 15 meeting. At the same time, Conlon announced that the selectmen will hold a public meeting […]

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Headlines for the Wednesday, November 23 edition of the Milton Times

| November 22, 2016

Here are some of the headlines in the Wednesday, November 23 edition of the Milton Times. “Cinderella enchants at MHS” “Swift House eyed for marijuana dispensary” “No special Town Meeting for Ice House project” “Residential taxes may increase, change could be on January bill” These stories, news, features and sports can all be found in […]

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Schools monopolize consolidated facilities service

| November 21, 2016

Milton, MA- School building repairs are consuming 80 percent of his department’s labor, according to Bill Ritchie, director of consolidated services.  On Nov. 9,  Ritchie told the personnel board that the town’s budget covers the labor while the school department compensates for all supplies and equipment needed for school projects. This article by Laura Griffin […]

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Rotary sponsors memorial tree

| November 18, 2016

Milton,MA- The Rotary Club will again sponsor the Memorial Tree, which will be placed inside the Baron Hugo Gazebo on the Town Green.  The lights will be turned on and the names of all remembered will be read at the gazebo in front of Town Hall, 525 Canton Ave., at 7pm on Friday, Dec. 2. […]

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Korean War veterans remembered

| November 17, 2016

Milton, MA- The war that is forgotten on longer, the Korean conflict, was the highlight of the Veteran’s Day ceremonies held November 11 on the Town Hall green.  On a sunny but windy morning, several hundred people gathered at the Baron Hugo Gazebo to honor veterans. This article by David Johnson can be read in […]

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