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BREAKING: Milton Public Schools announces it will resume full in-person learning for all K-12 students on Monday, April 5, per Superintendent of Schools James Jette. Students' desks will be placed at a minimum 3 feet apart and that for eating and mask breaks, students must be at least 6 feet…

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The Select Board has approved a request of its Municipal Broadband Committee to ask Town Meeting on May 3 to have Milton take an initial step in providing its own municipal broadband network.

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Yes, as the adage goes regarding the changing of time, we turn the clocks back in the fall, and ahead in the spring. The Feb. 25 print edition editorial titled "Musings" meant to include that lifestyle strategy. So on Sunday, March 14 at 2 a.m. or later that day, turn the clocks ahead one hour! 

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Milton School Committee members on a unanimous roll call vote agreed to send a resolution to the Massachusetts Association for School Committees asking that public school educators be moved further up in the priority listing to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. The Milton school board in its re…

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The Planning Board will continue to hammer out a scaled-down version of the condominium conversion bylaw in the wake of strong opposition from some residents who say the previous version would have negatively altered the character of their neighborhoods.

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A 12-inch water main on Squantum Street at Libby Road failed causing water pressure drops in homes in East Milton on Sunday morning, Feb. 21.

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As the impact of COVID-19 continues to hit Milton, more residents are experiencing financial needs.

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When Quincy Miller graduated from Lafayette College in 1997, the standout wide receiver was encouraged to try free agency for the National Football League.

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The Massachusetts Military Support Foundation (MMSF) will be distributing USDA Farmers to Families Food Box to local families in Milton, Randolph and surrounding communities on a weekly basis beginning this Sunday, Feb. 21. Registration is required, first, and can be done at www.mmsfi.org.

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The second of two Fire Station Building Committee (FSBC) webinars to explain to the town about the progress of the $32 million project will be held Feb. 18

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Town Meeting members will hold a virtual meeting on Feb. 22 to take up a short list of articles that would allow Milton to set up a Community Preservation Committee (CPC) and undertake a $32.2 million revamp of the town’s three dilapidated fire stations.

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The hours for the Feb. 14 testing at the Department of Public Works yard have shifted. The free COVID-19 testing will be held from noon to 4 p.m.A light snowstorm is in the forecast for Saturday into Sunday, and the time switch will allow the DPW salting operations to avoid a conflict with t…

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The School Committee did not violate the state’s Open Meeting Law and was within its statutory right Jan. 20 to appoint James Jette as the district’s permanent superintendent of schools, an attorney told the board Feb. 3.

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Longtime employees of the Gift Garden greeted customers on the days before its permanent closure after the Christmas season.

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A skater embraces both fire and ice on the edge of Pope's Pond recently. Officials urge people to stay off the ice as temperatures have fluxuated recently, and many bodies of water have areas with underground springs and moving water. 

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The Milton Public Library is happy to announce that we will resume offering limited in person services beginning on Monday, Feb. 8.

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When Milton opened a waiting list for residents ages 75 and older to get the Moderna vaccine locally, more than 600 people left their names within 24 hours.

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Early in her career in marketing, Danya Raphael learned that as a woman of African descent, she could expect to encounter racism in the corporate world.

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More hours of in-person learning will be coming to Milton’s elementary school students under a plan presented to the community in a listening session on Jan. 27.

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Students and faculty at St. Mary of the Hills School started celebrating Catholic Schools Week on Jan. 31 and will do so through Feb. 6, with several service projects focused on supporting local charities, frontline workers, and veterans.

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The Select Board approved Feb. 7 and 21 as two more Sundays of free COVID-19 testing in Milton and got a look at what might be involved as the vaccine is rolled out to more residents in upcoming months.

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James Jette is the permanent superintendent of the Milton School District, a post he accepted after a unanimous 6-0 vote during the School Committee’s “Chair’s Report, Update on Superintendent Search Process.”

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The Planning Board’s proposed article to amend Milton’s current but seldom used condominium conversion bylaw drew fire at its first public hearing on Jan. 14.

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Preliminary designs for a new multi-use development proposed for Granite Avenue were presented to the Planning Board on Jan. 14. 

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At 2-years-old, Sam Higgins discovered the pleasure of performing on stage.

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The East Milton Working Group will be reporting out to the community and the Planning Board the results of roughly five months of study to find a common vision “to ensure a vibrant and welcoming neighborhood that showcases the town’s history and embraces opportunities for intentional growth …

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Two seats on the School Committee are opening up this year as two veteran committee members have announced they will not be seeking reelection.

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The East Milton Working Group will be reporting out to the community and the Planning Board the results of roughly five months of study to find a common vision “to ensure a vibrant and welcoming neighborhood that showcases the town’s history and embraces opportunities for intentional growth …

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The Milton Farmers Market, which like many nonprofits found 2020 to be a bumpy road, is at a crossroads and looking for a new partnership in its search for the greater long-term stability that it says it needs to continue to operate.

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About 15 white pine trees from among the distinctive grove that creates a border along the Milton Academy playing fields along Brook Road had to be removed recently but much of it will remain, at least for now.

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The Milton Interfaith Clergy Association's Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration on Jan. 18 will features guest speaker the Rev. Irene Monroe.

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Saying it is really just one “mega, mega” project, the Select Board recently agreed to ask the state agency reviewing it to consider combining the Tamposi family’s most recent 40B proposal for 652 Canton Ave. with one the company had earlier put forward for 648 Canton Ave.

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Free drive-through COVID-19 testing will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday Jan. 17 at the Milton Department of Public Works yard on Randolph Avenue.

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Information on the Milton school district's listening sessions was inaccurately reported in the Jan. 14 Milton Times. There is no Jan. 21 listening session. The listening sessions were Jan. 12 for MPS staff and a scheduled Jan. 14 for the community.

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At the request of the federal government and the National Guard Bureau, Gov. Charlie  Baker approved Jan. 14 an order that will activate up to 500 Massachusetts National Guard personnel for deployment to Washington, DC, where they will support the District of Columbia National Guard during n…

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The Discovery Schoolhouse is looking to continue to face its next big steps with the can-do attitude that brought it through the challenges of 2020.