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Coalition targets teen substance abuse

| September 30, 2016

Milton,MA- In keeping with previous studies, experts have found Milton teenagers use alcohol and marijuana at rates higher than the state average. This news story by David Johnson can be found in its entirety in the Thursday, September 29 edition of the Milton Times. Share

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Police nab thieves

| September 29, 2016

Milton, MA- Police officers apprehended three juveniles Sept 22 accused of breaking-and-entering a home on Bassett Street in East Milton. In a Facebook post Sept. 23 which the Police Department titled “Great Citizens+Great Officers=Multiple Great Arrests”, the department described receiving help from the public to nab the suspects after they had fled the scene. This […]

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Senate candidates raised serious money

| September 23, 2016

Milton, MA- The donations in the state Senate race between Walter Timilty and Nora Harrington illustrate the divisions within the Democratic Party.  Timilty received more donations from traditional, or even conservative, unions such as police and the construction trades, while Harrington was supported by more liberal, or progressive, groups. This article by David Johnson and […]

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Study group grapples with government growth

| September 22, 2016

Milton, MA- At the Sept. 12 meeting of the Town Government Study Committee, potential revisions to the Personnel Board were discussed but members were split, almost evenly, on its future duties and authority. This article by Laura Griffin, as well as other news items and happenings around the town of Milton can be found in […]

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Selectmen mulling airplane litigation

| September 15, 2016

Milton, MA- Selectmen voted to go into executive session Sept. 6 to discuss possible litigation over jet traffic damage to Milton, a possibility they’ve been mulling for at least six months.  In their formal agenda description each time, Selectmen describe the executive session topic as “strategy with respect to litigation (airplane noise).”   This article […]

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Headlines for the Thursday, September 15 edition of the Milton Times

| September 14, 2016

Milton, MA –  Here are a few of the headlines for the Thursday, September 15 edition of the Milton Times: “Timilty, Driscoll head to State House” “Selectmen mulling airplane litigation” “Unquity Brook pollution sources identified” “More on Brian Joyce permits” These news stories, sports, happenings and much more can be found in the Thursday, September […]

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School enrollment shows slight upward swing

| September 13, 2016

Milton, MA – Milton Public Schools enrollment has been increasing slightly over the past few years, according to figures provided by the department.  This year’s enrollment is expected to be about 4,200.  At the Aug 10 School Committee meeting, data specialist Vy Vu presented statistics on student body composition and performance.   This article by […]

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Be a Milton Insider- download the app

| September 12, 2016

Milton, MA – The staff of the Milton Times has worked over the past few months to create an app for the community.  The Milton Insider is available free in both the iTunes and Google Play stores. The Sept. 8 editorial gives all the details on this new venture and can be found on page […]

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