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Several residents who live in the Town Center neighborhood were relieved May 14 to hear that the park area next to the current Central Fire Station is not being targeted as the location for the new fire headquarters building and the fire engines will continue to exit via doors facing Canton …

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A little dirt got on the floor but a lot of enthusiasm was in the air, as all 70 second graders at the Tucker School got a chance to take part in first steps of growing their own food on May 10.

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Forget the best and possibly even the better. The Animal Shelter Advisory Committee has agreed to go back to the basics after the possible cost to construct a new shelter tipped upwards of $5 million.

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Fontbonne’s two-day event starring concert pianist Mona Golabek telling the story of her mother, Lisa Jura, in words and music in “The Pianist of Willesden Lane” was a resounding success. Frances and Robert Birmingham made it possible through production sponsorship.

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The Select Board will have a chance to decide whether neon is too much for Milton as the new tenant at 502 Granite Ave. has proposed the reuse of the rooftop sign used previously when the building housed Sleepy’s and Mattress Firm.

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Town Meeting voters approved a $113,654,734 operating budget to fund schools and town services for the fiscal year that begins July 1 in a one-night session on May 6. A handful of items that had been removed from the budget were restored, including $20,000 that would allow Milton Public Libr…

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Voters support Treasurer McAuliffe’s bid keep post elected

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A sunny place, three juggling clubs, and a longboard skateboard are a recipe for happiness for Sara Munzinger, a 35-year-old product manager for a cyber security firm.

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One of the things that Dr. Brook Longmaid has enjoyed most for the past 17 years at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton (BID-Milton) is the stories he gets to hear.

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A “less than superlative” financial situation faces Town Meeting voters who will be asked on May 6 to decide the fate of 39 mostly budgetary articles including a $111 million budget.

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A new cutting-edge natural play area that will retain a touch of the old is in the works as part of major upgrades planned for Cunningham Park this spring.

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Town Election on April 30 will see voters decide whether the Town Treasurer/Collector position should be switched from an elected to an appointed position. While there are contested races in eight of the 10 town meeting precincts, all town-wide candidates are running unopposed.

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For 300 years, successive generations of interrelated people made their home on the roughly 25-acre property now known as the Mary M.B. Wakefield Estate and Arboretum.

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The Master Plan Implementation Committee (MPIC) continued its quest on April 9 to find a zoning solution that could generate more, better development for Milton Village and gain support from the neighborhood.

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A new cutting-edge natural play area that will retain a touch of the old is in the works as part of major upgrades planned for Cunningham Park this spring.

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An East Milton woman who said she was the subject of a several months long investigation by an attorney hired by the Select Board, took the board to task with a five-minute address during the Citizens Speak portion of its April 10 meeting.

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Town Election on April 30 will see voters decide whether the Town Treasurer/Collector position should be switched from an elected to an appointed position. While there are contested races in eight of the 10 town meeting precincts, all town-wide candidates are running unopposed.

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The Wotiz Gallery is sharing the work of Milton resident and photographer Donna Parker. Her exhibition, entitled “Coastal New England,” will be on display until April 30.

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About 55 people with a vested interest in the Mattapan High Speed Trolley Line turned out to learn more about the MBTA’s proposal to make major improvements to the line and give their opinions.

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Glover Elementary School students from grades three through five packed the school’s gymnasium with their creative science projects on March 14, 2019.

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Major changes are in the works for the intersection of Randolph Avenue and Chickatawbut Road--the most dangerous intersection in Milton and the 47th worst in the state, according to local and state officials.

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A clerk magistrate did not find probable cause to elevate criminal charges brought by one Milton resident against another regarding alleged listening in to a grassroots group meeting on airplane noise and pollution.

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The conflict that opened up between two of Milton’s best-loved institutions on the Town Meeting floor in February was as uncomfortable as if an argument had broken out between Mr. Rogers and Big Bird.

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Inspired by the theme of this year’s annual St. Rock Haiti Foundation gala – “Building Hope Together” – several hundred guests, contributors and sponsors filled the ballroom at the Granite Hills Golf Club on Feb. 28.

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About $10,000 in emergency repairs began March 7 on the Milton Yacht Club roof that officials hope will stem further immediate damage to the historic brick building at 25 Wharf St., and town officials have started the process of getting the building listed in the National Register of Histori…

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The Milton Club continued to be a lightning rod for a handful of neighbors who voiced opposition to the club’s application for a liquor license before the Select Board on March 13.

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A $2.8 million budget shortfall has town and school department heads reworking their requests as the Warrant Committee nears its deadline for completing work on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2020.

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Milton, MA- Rich and Caitlin Hill, who both grew up in Milton, announced a $575,000 donation on International Rare Disease Day to launch the Field of Genes campaign, a fundraising initiative in support of rare genetic and undiagnosed disease research at Massachusetts General Hospital for Chi…

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More than 155 Milton town and school employees were paid more than $100,000 in 2018 with the top 25 coming in at over $150,000 when overtime pay is included.

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Milton, MA- Milton’s  new Traffic Mitigation Committee, which has been charged by the town’s Select Board with exploring “opportunities for lessening, mitigating and calming the effects of automobile traffic on public ways located within the town,” has begun meeting and is in the process of …

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Milton, MA- Voters at the Special Town meeting cleared the way for the next stage of work to be done on the town’s three fire stations, but sent another hotly debated item – the sale of the former Kidder branch library – back for more study.

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Milton, MA- Here are just  a few of the headlines that can be seen in the Thursday, Feb. 28 edition of the Milton Times:

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Voters at the Special Town meeting cleared the way for the next stage of work to be done on the the town’s three fire stations, but sent another hotly debated item — the sale of the former Kidder branch library — back for more study.

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Milton, MA- State representatives say increased safety measures are needed at the Central Avenue MBTA trolley stop after three people were injured when a car they were riding in collided with a trolley there on Feb. 15.

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The Select Board has agreed to join forces with First Congregational Church, a significant step that could provide an after school youth center at the church as early as September. 

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Another rendering of the church basement after it's rehab.

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Milton, MA- The School Committee continued to hear pushback about and support for its expansion alternatives for the Milton Public Schools at three community forums that drew more than 120 attendees held last week as the Special Town Meeting approached.

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Milton, MA- Congressman Stephen Lynch (D-MA) , co-chair of the Congressional Quiet Skies Caucus for the 116th Congress, has introduced H.R. 976, the Air Traffic Noise and Pollution Expert Consensus Act, to address increasing community concerns about airplane noise and pollution by requiring …

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Milton, MA- After a 45 minute debate, the Select Board voted 4 to 1 to issue letters to the town’s  three biggest non-profit organizations requesting specific payments in lieu of taxes for the second year in a row.