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With the first meeting on setting a shared vision for East Milton Square set for Nov. 21, two leaders in the East Milton Neighborhood Association (EMNA) said the group is ready to roll up its sleeves to work with others to guide thoughtful opportunities for the congested commercial and resid…

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Milton Youth Football and Cheer is proud to announce that the sixth-grade tackle football team will be participating in the Bay State Youth Football League Super Bowl on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 12 p.m. at Veterans’ Memorial Stadium in Quincy. The stadium is located at 850 Hancock St. The Wildcats…

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The Trustees of Milton Cemetery dedicated the cemetery office building to former Cemetery Superintendent Therese Desmond in a ceremony that was held on Thursday, Oct. 24. The program began at 3 p.m. at the office building located at 211 Centre St. Desmond, who retired as Superintendent of Mi…

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A warrant article aimed at balancing the current year’s town budget will result in a sizeable hike of more than 25 percent in residents’ stormwater bills, when Town Meeting members meet on Dec. 2.

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The record books that date back to 100 years before the signing of the Declaration of Independence were literally falling apart in front of Town Clerk Susan Galvin, not from lack of care, but from sheer age.

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One minute Jared Magee was running down Brook Road feeling good about his time and looking forward to seeing his kids at the finish line of Mike’s 5K to Crush Substance Abuse.

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The Town of Milton and its office of Veteran Services are announcing that this year’s Veterans Day observance will be held on Monday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Town Hall.

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More than 20 years ago the Milton Animal League began working to expand the town’s shelter for lost and unwanted dogs and cats.

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About 150 residents of Milton and Canton turned out at a public meeting Oct. 22 about the state’s preliminary plans for a major revamp of nine miles of Route 138 as it cuts through the two towns.

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2019 has been a good year for the Milton Farmers Market. A record 27 vendors participated led by our farmers - Ed Silvia Farms, Jim Geoghegan's Sunshine Farm and Judy Lieberman's Twelve Moon Farm. It was a delicious year for corn, tomatoes and peaches particularly. The growing season got off…

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Dedicated during the Oct. 20 service at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church on Randolph Avenue, this stained glass window features the ability to see the world outdoors while incorporating traditional opaque colors of a stained glass window. Designed by Jim Anderson with work by Lisa Elliott, the…

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The Milton High School Class of 1959 gathered for their 60th reunion at the Common Market Restaurant at 97 Willard St. in Quincy on Oct. 12.

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Good fences make good neighbors, or so the old adage goes, but a Sunday walk recently nudged Cheryl Tougias, who chairs the town’s Planning Board, to think that perhaps lower fences might make even better ones.

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The impact of excessive airplane noise and pollution and what Milton is doing to address it will take center stage at a Town Hall forum set for Nov. 14.

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Published reports are confirming that a judge today upheld the four-month ban on vaping products set earlier by Gov. Charlie Baker. The ban will remain in effect until Jan. 25, 2020.

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At its next meeting on Oct. 23, the Select Board is slated to vote on which issues will come before the special Town Meeting on Jan. 13.

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The Milton Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition and the Milton Police Department are sponsoring a local Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at police headquarters on 40 Highland St.

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The Select Board has awarded Town Administrator Mike Dennehy a three-year contact that will run through June 30, 2023, with a two percent pay increase for the first year.

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On her first day on the job, Assistant Town Planner Allyson Quinn was taken on a tour of the Wolcott Woods development. Then it was on to Milton Village and East Milton Square.

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A request for a two-hour town-wide parking limit and a new location for a loading zone in East Milton Square were among the recommendations that the Milton Chamber of Commerce brought before the town’s Traffic Commission on Oct. 2.

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While the results of a town-wide Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) show a significant reduction in alcohol and marijuana use in teenagers over the past five years,  binge drinking and the use of alcohol remain higher than state levels among Milton High School students.

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In the role reversal that happens several times each year, roughly 450 Milton educators took seats at student desks while their peers and other professionals taught them lessons about more than 80 topics including how to help students who have experienced trauma or are considering suicide.

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After three years of study, the Master Plan Implementation Committee (MPIC) on Sept. 23 formally turned over its proposal for a major zoning change for Milton Village to the Planning Board.

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Construction is underway on the site of the former Hendries factory at Eliot Street and Central Avenue. Three pieces of construction equipment are on site and beginning to prepare the ground for the foundation.

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It was a combination of bullying and fentanyl that ended Nancy Jesson’s illusion that her 25-year-old son Michael was safe after five years of having his addiction under control.

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The identical anonymous letters were sent in the mail at the beginning of summer to Ian Grigorio and his wife Beth.

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Within minutes of the clock striking 3:15 p.m. and the first day of school over for Tucker Elementary School first to fifth-graders, U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District greets the boys and girls as they stream by.

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A proposed Bring Your Own Bottle (BYOB) policy hit a hiccup on Sept. 11 when some members of the Select Board indicated they were having second thoughts about the need to adopt it.

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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.