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Former Milton caregiver pleads guilty to felony

| July 23, 2014

Milton, MA – From the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office: The former caregiver indicted in the death of a mentally disabled woman under her supervision in a Milton group home pled guilty to felony Permitting Bodily Injury to a Disabled Person Wednesday in Norfolk Superior Court. Judge Kenneth J. Fishman sentenced Annie Kwankam, age 59, formerly of […]

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Milton Fire Department donates bike to local youth

| July 16, 2014

Milton, MA – The Milton Fire Department recently received some well-deserve recognition after donating a new bike to a local youth who lost his in a recent fire that heavily damaged a three-story apartment building in town. The story was featured on 7NEWS Boston and can be seen here.

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Milton Times introduces the “Town Talk” series

| July 15, 2014

Milton, MA–What are the residents of Milton up to this summer? What is the preferred social media outlet? What do they like to eat on the weekends? The day to day residents of Milton are complicated people who I have decided to figure out. Over the next couple of months, I (Journalism Intern at the […]

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1918 document could help save Milton’s Swift House

| July 11, 2014

By Ken Green, Times Staff Milton, MA – Members of the Historical Commission are hoping that a town document from 1918 will be the hidden key that could help save the historic Swift House from ultimately being demolished. The more than 200-year-old wooden two-story structure, known by many as the iconic “red house” near the […]

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Sheehan asst. supt. at Milton Public Schools

| July 8, 2014

Milton, MA – Collicot Elementary School Principal Janet Sheehan has been named as the new assistant superintendent for Curriculum and Human Resources for the Milton Public School, according to a statement released by the district on June 8. Sheehan, who has served as principal of Collicot for the past three years, will replace John Phelan […]

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FY15 budget includes Milton amendments

| July 1, 2014

Milton, MA – The final FY15 budget passed recently by the Massachusetts Legislature includes several amendments affecting the town that include reimbursement for health care costs, maintenance of the Trailside Museum and for a geriatric program at a local hospital. The amendments, sponsored by Sen. Brian Joyce, were included in the final version of the […]

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Milton library names next ‘Milton Reads’ selection

| June 26, 2014

Milton, MA – “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is the Milton Reads’ 2014 selection, Milton Public Library officials announced. The book is the latest selection in the “Milton Reads” series, and like previous selections, it will be accompanied by special events related to the book. The 12 stories featured in […]

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Milton seeks plan to more affordable housing

| June 19, 2014

by Laura Griffin, Times Staff Milton, Ma. -Town officials this past week received the first draft of a proposed Housing Production Plan for Milton which details potential routes to increasing the town’s affordable housing stock through an orderly system. Karen Sunnarborg, housing and planning consultant, prepared the $20,000 plan with the technical aid of Planning […]

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Randolph Ave. 40B wins financing approval

| June 5, 2014

By Laura Griffin/ Times Staff MILTON, MA. – Developers won a round this week as their plans to construct a 72-unit three-building apartment complex on Randolph Avenue under the state’s Chapter 40B statute as financing have been approved by the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency. Town Administrator Annemarie Fagan informed Selectmen June 3 that MHFA notified […]

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Milton aviation noise group holds meeting

| June 5, 2014

MILTON, MA. – The Milton Citizens Against Aviation Impact (MCAAI) will hold a meeting this Saturday, June 7, 9:30 a.m. at the Milton Public Library, 476 Canton Ave., in the downstairs conference room. The group will discuss the State Department of Public Health’s recent “Logan Airport Health Study” report, which was released at a public […]

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Timilty seeks to protect Fowl Meadow

| June 5, 2014

Milton, MA. – Rep. Walter Timilty (D-Milton) has filed amendment No. 126 to House Bill 4138, which would provide for the preservation and improvement of land, parks, and clean energy in the Commonwealth. The amendment is aimed at protecting and preserving Fowl Meadow. The amendment has also been co-sponsored by Rep. William Galvin of Canton, […]

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In two minutes, Milton news headlines

| May 28, 2014

Milton, MA – Headlines: Opiates and heroin in Milton go under the microscope, new FEMA flood zones could affect property owners, East Milton deck planners meet, and we remember our fallen veterans with Memorial Day ceremonies. Milton, Mass., news headlines, from the Milton Times newspaper, May 29-June 4, 2014 http://www.miltontimes.com The Milton Minute, Wednesdays at […]

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