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Town leaders hope for 38 new employees

| January 24, 2017

Milton, MA- At the selectmen’s Jan. 10 meeting, Town Administrator Mike Dennehy and School Committee Chairman Leroy Walker described the need to hire new employees for their departments.  The long term goal is 38 employees.  If the override passes, it would begin that hiring process.   This article can be read in its entirety in […]

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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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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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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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Town Hall may debate speed limit alcohol tax, Town Hall hours

| December 30, 2016

Milton, MA- Selectmen are considering nearly a dozen articles for the May Town Meeting.  These range from reducing the town’s speed limit to increasing the alcohol tax and clarifying the Friday hours for Town Hall employees.  The board will finalize their submissions at their meeting Jan. 3. This article can be read in its entirety […]

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Selectmen plan Proposition 2 1/2 override

| December 29, 2016

Milton, MA- Selectmen outlined their plans to seek an override of Proposition 2 1/2 in 2017 during discussions Dec. 20.  “There will be an override (referendum) this year” said Selectman Tom Hurley at the meeting and Chairman Katie Conlon concurred. Conlon  said that a successful override “will prevent us from having staff layoffs”.    Successful voter […]

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Headlines for the Thursday, December 29 edition of the Milton Times

| December 28, 2016

Milton, MA- Here a a few of the headlines for the Thursday, December 29 edition of the Milton Times “Selectmen plan Proposition 2 1/2 override” “Town Meeting may debate speed limit, alcohol tax, Town Hall hours” “Wildcat girls ice hockey heats up” These news stories, sports and happenings can all be found in the Thursday, […]

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