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The Massachusetts Department of Revenue requires that a periodic data collection program be implemented for the inspection of each property at least once every ten years. To comply with this mandate, the assessor’s office will be conducting ongoing property inspections over the next several …

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Local clergy and citizen volunteers read a selection from Frederick Douglass’ 1852 speech, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July” June 27 on the lawn outside the Forbes House Museum on Adams Street.

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MHS Wildcat Bryce Stovell scores another try late in the June 22 MIAA Div. 2 rugby state title game against Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, giving Milton a commanding 41-12 lead over the Falcons. Milton won the title with that score.  In rugby, a try is scored by grounding the ball in the…

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Milton's Aidan McDonough, a Thayer Academy graduate who will play for the Northeastern University Huskies, also is a draft pick by the National Hockey League's Vancouver Canucks.

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In celebration of the 243rd birthday of the United States, The Milton Kiwanis Club and Milton Parks and Recreation sponsored its annual Fourth of July races under clear sunny skies at Kelly Field on Brook Road, July 4. There were many activities for the children: face painting, ice cream, th…

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To some neighbors, the wooded strip of land is the perfect buffer from the school complex that houses about 1,300 Cunningham and Collicot elementary school students. 

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A public meeting on Tuesday, July 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Milton Council on Aging, 10 Walnut St., will allow attendees to learn more from MassDOT representatives about the proposed intersection improvements at Route 28 (Randolph Avenue) and Chickatawbut Road project in Milton.

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Verizon Communications has engaged Osmose Utilities Services as a sub-contractor to conduct pole inspections in the Town of Milton. The white painted circles are internal identifiers for Osmose crews on the poles that are being identified for remediation work.

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The mission of Brookwood Community Farm, located on 11 Blue Hill River Road in Canton, includes fighting food insecurity in the region. Hunger affects one in 10 families in Massachusetts.  

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The new principal of Pierce Middle School is excited to spend the summer getting connected to staff, parents and students as he gets up to speed for a smooth opening to the school year on Aug. 28.

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This is the third part in a series of stories on finding affordable residential housing in Milton, centering on adults younger than 35. – Ed.)

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India’s city of Calcutta is now Kolkata. Most readers will recognize the former spelling, but the correct Bengali pronunciation was embraced in 2001 and became official.

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With the three masts and riggings reaching more than 150 feet above their heads and a rain slicked deck beneath their feet, a group of 14 veterans from Milton recently gathered on the venerable warship, the USS Constitution.

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It was in the winter of 2015 and the snow was so high that Peggy Dwight had to have it shoveled away from her front windows so she could see out. That was when she knew she had had enough.

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Big impressions were made on some very large pieces of paper and the children at Tucker Elementary School on May 22. That was when the school’s artist-in-residence brought a steamroller to make giant relief prints from their individual art works.

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The Milton Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (MSAPC) has released a parent survey as a part of its ongoing Community Health Assessment.

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A Norfolk Superior Court jury on June 13 found Bernard Sigh, 67, of Milton guilty of rape, stalking, kidnapping, witness intimidation, and other offenses, according to Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey.

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More than 50 years after the state’s anti-snob zoning law was enacted, Milton faces the possibility of its first 40B development, which has prompted an outcry among many who say the project is too big and too unsafe to add into the mix of businesses and homes along busy Randolph Avenue.

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Town officials received some bad budget news about the cost of trash collections and a touch of good news about building permit fees during the Select Board meeting on May 29.

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Milton High School held its 149th graduation on June 2, with the Class of 2019 marking the first graduation without a valedictorian or salutatorian speaker. The school committee abolished the academic ranking of students in 2018.

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Beginning June 10 the office hours of the Milton Times will change slightly.

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The signs for two new East Milton businesses (a new fitness club at 502 Granite Ave. and Rockland Trust Bank at 480 Adams St.) will continue to be illuminated under decisions reached by two town boards in separate decisions on May 22.

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Memorial Day Keynote speaker Natalie Fultz asked those attending the town’s May 27 ceremony at Milton Cemetery to remember the servicemen and women who died in the service of their country.

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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.