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Selectmen endorse override

| January 23, 2017

Milton,MA- Selectmen began first moves Jan. 10 toward recommending an override for the May Town Meeting after reviewing preliminary fiscal year 2018 budget totals for school and town departments.  If approved, a voter referendum would likely be scheduled in June, according to Chairman Katie Conlon.  All three selectmen favor a Proposition 2 1/2 override. This […]

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MLK celebration draws hundreds

| January 17, 2017

The Milton Interfaith Clergy Association brought hope and challenge to the latest celebration of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. at Concord Baptist Church Jan. 16. The annual event brought hundreds of people of all ages and races to the church, which was once a Jewish temple. The full story can be found in […]

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Best in Milton contest underway

| January 14, 2017

Once again the staff of the Milton Times is running the Best-In-Milton contest. Voting ends Tuesday, Feb. 6, at noon but the winners won’t be announced until the issue of Feb. 23. The lag time gives our staff the opportunity to be sure all votes are correctly counted. To vote for your favorite businesses and […]

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Give plows enough space

| January 9, 2017

Milton,MA- The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced the “Don’t Crowd the Plow” campaign highlighting the need for drivers to exercise caution and give extra space for snow fighting equipment. The remainder of this article can be read in the Thursday, January 5 edition of the Milton Times. Share

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Year in Review

| January 5, 2017

Milton, MA- It’s 2017 and the start of the new year.  Everybody would love to start the year with a clean slate, a clear chalkboard, but that’s never possible.  Moving forward means savoring the achievements of the past, and switching direction if necessary.  That means reviewing the headlines and top stories of the past year. […]

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Headlines for the Thursday, January 5 edition of the Milton Times

| January 4, 2017

Milton, MA- Here are some of the headlines for the Thursday, January 5 edition of the Milton Times: “2016 retires with little change” “Year in review” “Schools deal quickly with graffiti” News, editorials, happenings and so much more can be found in the Thursday, January 5 edition of the Milton Times. Share

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Vote on marijuana dispensary

| January 3, 2017

Milton, MA- On Jan. 31, Selectmen will vote their decision on whether to support, remain silent or oppose a proposed medical marijuana facility at 98 Adams St., the site of the historic Swift Hat House. The discussion was postponed. When last discussed by Selectmen, the issue brought out a standing room only crowd at the […]

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New Year’s toasts end at midnight

| December 31, 2016

Milton, MA- At their Dec 20 meeting, Selectmen briefly discussed two requests by restaurants seeking approval for alcohol sales until 1 a.m New Year’s Day.  “I’m not in favor of that” said Selectman Tom Hurley, stating that champagne toasts must be concluded by midnight. The remainder of this article can be found in the Thursday, […]

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