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When Kevin Chrisom was a young baseball player, he took it as normal that other kids running track would pass through centerfield on their way around the track at Kelly Field, even in the middle of a game, and nothing could beat a pickup hockey game outside of Ulin Rink, where someone always…

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Milton Porchfest, a family-friendly event where local musical acts perform for free on porches and in yards of residents living in the Columbine-Cliffs area along Eliot Street, is set for Saturday, Sept. 21 from 1 to 6 p.m. This is the third year of Milton Porchfest.

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The innovative plan to use Manning Community Park, which sits atop land over the Southeast Expressway in East Milton, for a youth-gathering site gained official support from the Select Board on Sept. 4.

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The look and feel of a dense slab of honey locust wood or a high quality red oak captures the imagination of college student Austin Vyas, and to be able to make that wood into something that benefits a place he’s loved since he was a young boy (the Milton Victory Gardens) was a pleasing pair…

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The innovative plan to use Manning Community Park, which sits atop land over the Southeast Expressway in East Milton, for a youth-gathering site gained official support from the Select Board on Sept. 4.

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Faced with Milton’s share of healthcare costs rising by $1.7 million for the upcoming year, the Select Board voted to keep open the option of engaging in a state measure that would allow greater leverage in changing health insurance options for 800 town and school employees.

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On behalf of the Baker-Polito Administration, Anna Sweeney today presented Ross Dugan with the award given annually in her mother’s name, the Madeline Amy Sweeney Award for Civilian Bravery. Dugan, a 38-year-old MBTA lineman from New Bedford, helped to rescue four people from a burning car a…

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A bit of percussion adds tempo to the Sept. 6 season opener varsity football game at Brooks Field in Milton. In the end, the Milton Wildcats defeated the Bishop Feehan Shamrocks (of Attleboro), 17-7.

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 The Milton High School band and color guard add to the varsity football team's season opener highlights Sept. 6 at Brooks Field in Milton. Milton won its game over Bishop Feehan of Attleboro, 17-7.

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At Pierce Middle School, incoming Principal William Fish receives a citation from Sen. Walter Timilty. (More on school opening in the Sept. 5 issue of the Milton Times in print and online at our e-edition.)

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The Milton Select Board has backed a letter urging the area congressional delegation to “consider the wisdom” of permitting supersonic aircraft that create loud sonic booms to again fly over the United States.

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Milton's Chase Vaughn throws a perfect pass to Luke Botsford who makes a spectacular catch and scores Milton's first touchdown of the 2019 season. Milton defeated Bishop Feehan of Attleboro in a Sept. 6 game played at Brooks Field in Milton.

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A Milton teenager is recovering at home after the bicycle he was riding on collided with a marked Milton Police cruiser responding to a burglar alarm in East Milton Square on Labor Day.

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With enrollments at the start of school hitting a record and creeping up toward 4,500 students, Milton district administrators said the pinch of additional enrollments is being felt at playgrounds, parking lots, transportation, after-school care, and inside the buildings of the Milton Public…

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Milton's Plastic Bag Ban takes effect on Sept. 14. The town's ordinance was designed to limit the use of single-use plastic checkout bags to protect streets and public spaces from litter and reduce the environmental impact.

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Residents will be seeing a hike of about 6 percent on their combined water and sewer bills starting with their next bill.

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With enrollments at the start of school hitting a record and creeping up toward 4,500 students, Milton district administrators said the pinch of additional enrollments is being felt at playgrounds, parking lots, transportation, after-school care, and inside the buildings of the Milton Public…

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The Select Board voted on Aug. 21 to continue work on a policy to allow patrons to bring their own beer and wine into Milton restaurants that do not hold a liquor license.

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On Friday, Aug. 30, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), along with Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA), Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA), Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA), Senator Elizabeth Wa…

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Police are seeking leads that will help identify and apprehend the person responsible for two recent armed robberies at the Milton Food Mart on Brook Road.

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Threats of rain on outdoor summer concert nights continue, and the concert scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 28 will now take place inside the Council on Aging building at 10 Walnut St. Sponsored by Susan M. Galvin, the singing sister duo of Kelli and Kaitlin Neville begins at 6 p.m.

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The Animal Shelter Advisory Committee approved on Aug. 15 the near-final design plans for the construction of Milton’s new animal shelter proposed for a site near the closed town landfill off of Randolph Avenue.

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A lighted sign and a festive awning were yet to be installed, but inside 450 Granite Ave., the new boutique was already awash with colors, textures, and soft music on a recent summer day.

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Fresh out of college, Bob Gallery was only going to work with his brother Rick in the insurance business for a little while, just until a job in law enforcement came through.

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The public will have a chance to give their thoughts to the Select Board Aug. 21 about allowing restaurant patrons to be able to “bring your own bottle” to eateries who do not have a liquor license.

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The East Milton project for major reconfiguration of the deck and its surrounding roadways has remained on track and is expected to be ready to go out for bid this month.

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After six weeks in a wheelchair with both legs propped up in casts, Benjamin Doak was ready for more surgery and his teammates from Milton American Baseball had his back.

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Roughly one year after the former Hendries ice cream factory was leveled, construction of a mixed use development that includes storefronts and condominium units is within weeks of beginning at the key location at the busy intersection of Central Avenue and Eliot Street.

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The Milton DPW would like to remind residents that the week of Aug. 12 through 16, is a yard waste pickup week. Yard waste is collected only on the same day as your trash day.

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In what was designed to be a get-acquainted session, the town’s new Massport Community Advisory Committee (MCAC) representative walked out of the Airplane Noise Advisory Committee (ANAC) meeting, calling the group “the airplane no action committee.”

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Randolph Avenue and its intersection with Chickatawbut Road was called everything from deadly to a drag strip when about 50 residents turned out at a meeting about the state’s top pick to fix the intersection: a roundabout.

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Two Milton High School graduates who have been best friends since middle school officially became the newest members of the Milton Police Department after graduating on June 28 from the Randolph Regional Police Academy.

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A recommendation for a uniform two-hour parking restriction in Milton’s three business areas has been put on hold for now.

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Northland Residential Corp. was granted Conservation Commission approval recently to move a former carriage house from its Wolcott Woods development site to a neighboring property for preservation.

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The after school drop-in center for middle school students is on target to open this fall although several significant steps still need to be taken.

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Not only will shoppers have the chance to make purchases tax free, with exceptions, over the Aug. 17 and 18 weekend, a lunch or dinner meal will be tax free as well. However, if you buy an alcoholic beverage, that will not be tax free.

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After hearing warnings of rising sea levels and reminders of storm surge levels that flooded parts of Milton in 2018, William Golden, a former state senator, urged the Select Board to join with a regional group to address those two separate issues connected to climate change.