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A Milton parent has filed a request with the state Ethics Commission asking for an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the awarding of a $50,000 contract for the Milton Public Schools’ equity audit.

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A spring season is certainly out of the norm for football players in Massachusetts. Teams across the state, whether they’re Pop Warner or in high school, have had to make the proper adjustments to elements and factors not having been seen before.

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Meet Karleigh Corliss, the Milton Times’ new part-time education journalist. She is a third-year communication studies major at Northeastern University, and her minors are journalism, political communication, and psychology. 

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“Remember This Year,” a documentary that takes viewers up close to the COVID-19 pandemic through the eyes of Milton residents, will air on Rhode Island’s PBS affiliate WSBE on April 26 and May 1.

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Are we really that bad? That’s what a lot of Red Sox fans were whining after the team lost three straight games at friendly Fenway Park in the opening week of the American League baseball season to the lowly Baltimore Orioles. 

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Milton Police detectives are investigating an apparent vandalism spree in which vandals used rocks to break windows in at least a dozen vehicles. The incidents took place sometime around or after midnight Tuesday, April 6, into Wednesday morning, April 7, Milton Police said.

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A serious setback a couple of months ago has led to a new moniker for cancer patient Ernie Young, who said he kind of likes being referred to now as patient number 1.

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The recent filings of 40B development proposals in Milton has forced some quick study among many residents and town officials as they grapple to understand the ABCs of 40Bs and how so many could be happening here.

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The Fire Station Building Committee will hold a design update session on the plans for the East Milton substation at 7 p.m. on April 15, via Zoom.

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A free COVID-19 testing day will be held on April 25 at the end of the Milton Public Schools’ vacation week. 

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After more than 25 years of treating thousands of young patients and one year of a history-making pandemic, Dr. Anthony Compagnone is taking a leap of faith and retiring from Hyde Park Pediatrics.

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The clash over whether students should have been asked survey questions about their sexual identity and sexual preferences continued at the March 31 School Committee meeting as the mothers of two transgender students defended the need for the survey that is part of Milton’s equity self-evaluation.

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At 8:52 a.m. on April 5, Glover Elementary School Principal Karen McDavitt raised her fist in victory and cheered, “All my kids are here. All right.”

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Milton Rotary is sponsoring an “Art Against Hunger” contest to raise money to support the Milton Food Pantry and Rotary International’s supported initiative “Rise Against Hunger”. Please send us your big, bold visions and designs on paper that best illustrate our theme: “A world without hung…

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About a year ago when COVID-19 shut everything down, naturalist Tom Palmer was kind enough to take us on a hunt for smelt eggs in the Neponset River.

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Five contested races for town-wide seats will face voters at the April 27 town election. 

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For years after 9/11, the sight of an airplane crossing overhead in a clear blue sky was distressing for Milton native Paul Veneto.

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The owners of the Goddard School said that they will go ahead with plans for an early childhood center at the site of the former Hoosic Club that burned to the ground on March 23.

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There is a relatively new feature on the Milton Times website that makes buying and selling locally affordable.

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A patchwork quilt of photos shows off the senior class of Milton High School, who went through two years of schooling under COVID-19 protocols. Schools' Superintendent James Jette said how the 2021 graduation ceremony will be held (the Class of 2020 had a drive-through graduation and a car p…

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The Milton Public Schools are still working out details as they prepare to reopen full time to students in early April.

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More than 200 years ago, Milton propelled itself into the limelight briefly as a regional and national public health leader in the fight against the deadly disease of smallpox.

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Questions about gender and sexual preference contained in a survey recently sent to middle and high school students have generated a vigorous debate with about a dozen parents complaining that the questions were not appropriate for their middle schoolers.

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Only the charred remains and three chimneys remained standing of the former and historic Hoosic Club on March 23 after a fire destroyed the Central Avenue landmark where 100 years of weddings, parties, and town functions were held.

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The Milton Garden Club (MGC) will be offering up to $2,500 in community grants to individuals or organizations in need of funds to complete a beautification, conservation, or community service effort in town.

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Calling it “a financial balancing act” during “unprecedented and revenue-restricted” times, Town Administrator Mike Dennehy and the Select Board have agreed to a roughly $120 million Milton preliminary budget for the upcoming year.

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The Select Board has approved the final wording on the ballot question for the April 27 election that would allow the town to borrow $32.2 million for a major overhaul of its three fire stations.

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About a dozen parents, mostly of middle school students, have complained to school officials about a survey that went out to their children’s email addresses including questions asking them to state their sexual orientation and gender preference.

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During her swearing-in ceremony at the Massachusetts Statehouse, Brandy Fluker Oakley said she was feeling elated to become a state representative, but as she left Beacon Hill on Jan. 6, she saw a shocking trail of text messages pop up, all talking about the insurrection that was taking plac…

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An additional free COVID-19 testing date has been set for March 21, another is possible for April, as town officials are continuing to make a push to get more vaccines to administer.

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Two hours of English, math and behavioral health strategies and instruction to help Milton Public School students in kindergarten through Grade 4 catch up from pandemic-related losses will be available free of charge in July, school officials said during a March 17 Milton School Committee meeting.

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Eight jobs —teaching positions and nursing— not yet filled and needed, Milton School Committee members say, are on the chopping block. The MSC asks residents to tune in Thursday, March 18 via a remote meeting platform to learn more about the proposed FY ‘22 school budget. The meeting starts …

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Heads up, football fans: Friday's varsity football game featuring Braintree HS @ Milton HS has been postponed to Saturday, March 20 at 12 p.m., due to inclement weather expected the next few days.

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Political activism appears to be running high in Milton this spring as interest in running for office has yielded contested races for several of the town’s main boards and committees in the upcoming election.

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Standing against racism with about 3,000 other people along Blue Hills Parkway in Milton just under a year ago, Karen Groce-Horan felt bathed in hope and proud of her community.

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Andrew Swanson, weather observer at the Blue Hill Observatory & Science Center, says the Thursday, March 11, 2021, temperatures broke records in a special report the day after the record high temperature atop Great Blue Hill was recorded: "After inspecting our mercury maximum thermometer…

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When Rep. Bill Driscoll Jr. started receiving messages that the Massachusetts vaccination website had crashed just after he started oversight hearings on the state’s response to COVID-19, he thought someone was playing a practical joke, but it was real and people began posting screenshots of…