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Vote will decide number of selectmen

| December 9, 2016

Milton, MA- At their November 29 meeting, selectmen signed off on a voter referendum which would increase their board’s membership from three to five members.  Residents will vote their decision on the town election ballot Tuesday, April 25, 2017. This article can be read in its entirety in the Thursday, December 8 edition of the […]

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Mass worst on public records

| December 8, 2016

Milton, MA- The Bay State is the worst in the nation when it comes to public access to government information, and the attorney general presents a mixed record on the issue, according to a Boston Globe reporter. This article by David Johnson can be found in the Thursday, December 8 edition of the Milton Times, […]

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Headlines for the Thursday, December 8 edition of the Milton Times

| December 7, 2016

Milton, MA- Here are a few of the headlines for the Thursday, December 8 edition of the Milton Times: “Mass worst on public records” “Upper Canton Avenue development stirs interest” “Substance abuse coalition targets at risk pre-teens” These news stories, sports, photos and happenings can all be found in the Thursday, December 8 edition of […]

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Girls cross country tops state again

| December 6, 2016

Milton, MA- The Milton High School girls cross country team successfully defended their state title at the MIAA Eastern Massachusetts Championships in Wrentham No. 12, squeaking out a close victory against a very strong Tewksbury girls team.  Milton took home the Div. IV trophy despite having both of their top two runners fall behind the […]

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New Town Administrator starts job, $175,000 plus benefits

| December 2, 2016

Boston, MA- Michael Dennehy began his first week as town administrator Nov. 28 with an enthusiastic  welcome from selectmen and great praise from his former boss, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. “Milton is getting an excellent leader and a great public servant” said Walsh when announcing Denny’s resignation as Boston’s public works commissioner effective Nov. 25. […]

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Historic Carberry Estate sold

| December 1, 2016

Milton, MA- Milton’s largest country estate has been sold.  The 47-acre Carberry/Wolcott estate at 1672, 1702 and 1726 Canton Ave. has been acquired by Northland Residential, a luxury condo and home building firm. This article can be read in its entirety in the Thursday, Dec. 1 edition of the Milton Times. Share

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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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