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The Town of Milton in mid-December won “safe harbor,” meaning that it won’t have to consider any new filings for 40B developments for the next two years.

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The possibility of delaying the Special Town Meeting now set for Feb. 28 to March 14 was floated at a recent Select Board meeting. 

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School Superintendent James Jette has begun to tabulate a report on COVID numbers in the Milton Public Schools (MPS). The material is included in his weekly blog.

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Over the years, the Milton High wrestling team has steadily become an all-around decent program that has produced a title (2019 South Sectional) and several stellar grapplers who have achieved top 10 finishes in statewide competitions.

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A hint of town politics is in the air as elected officials have begun to announce their decisions about seeking reelection and other candidates are sprouting up for the spring Town Elections set for April 26.

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Members of Milton’s Animal Shelter Advisory Committee faced discouraging news on Jan. 4 when the newly opened general contractor bids for the long awaited shelter came in more than $1.6 million over what was anticipated.

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After several years of study of how to deal with ongoing pollution, including high levels of e-coli, in Unquity Brook and Gulliver Creek, Milton is now hoping to build a passive stormwater structure at Algerine Corner.

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The Wotiz Gallery of the Milton Public Library at 476 Canton Ave. will host the paintings of local artist Stephanie Van Riet from Jan. 6 to Jan. 31.

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“Spider-Man: No Way Home” was the #1 movie this past weekend. Let me rephrase that – “Spider-Man: No Way Home” became the #1 movie of 2021 this past weekend, its opening weekend, when it made an estimated $253 million at the domestic box office. As if that weren’t enough, the film made for t…

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The Planning Board held public hearings Dec. 16 on two zoning articles that are included in the warrant of the Feb. 28 Special Town Meeting.

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In an effort to take maximum precautions given the recent COVID surge, First Congregational Church of Milton has made a few changes to their Christmas Eve services.

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The Grinch, who has much to say on the Everything Milton Facebook Page, was on hand to greet Santa and Mrs. Claus.

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Disney has done it again. The studio synonymous with animated movie musicals has given us another classic to add to the collection in “Encanto.” It’s a good one, with diligent animation, imagination on display in nearly every frame, and songs by current Broadway king Lin-Manuel Miranda. It’s…

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A special ministry came into existence several years ago at St. Agatha’s Parish in Milton to provide timely and gentle guidance for the grieving.

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The Board of Appeals has cleared the way for the construction of the 84 apartments in two buildings in a 40B development at 582 Blue Hill Ave.

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Voters in Milton’s Precinct 4 will be split between two legislative districts if a solution cannot be found by Dec. 15 that reconciles that precinct’s boundaries and newly redrawn legislative district lines.

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"11th Hour Calling" - Stand Out & Stand Up for Climate Action has been postponed from Dec. 11 to Sunday, Dec. 12 due to rain.

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Tucker Elementary School was the recipient of two recent Eagle Scout projects that have beautified the school.

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The public hearing about the Residences at East Milton was set to continue Dec. 2  with the Board of Appeals continuing to work through details of the proposed 40B development.

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Ridley Scott’s “House of Gucci” had an unimpressive 3rd place box office debut on what was frankly an unimpressive Thanksgiving weekend. A week has passed, I’ve already reviewed “Encanto” at #1 and “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” at #2, and no studio wants to open anything new in the notoriously-a…

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The prospect of having piano music in the house has been a warm note in what has been an otherwise incredibly tough time for Ernie and Lauren Young.

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With the Bay State Herget Division Championship on the line, you never know how the traditional game with Braintree will turn out. Milton has had plenty of disappointments over the 91 years that both football teams have competed on Thanksgiving Day. 

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A clergy sexual abuse case with ties to the Columban Fathers Mission House in Milton in the 1970s and 1980s was settled earlier this month with the plaintiff receiving a sum in the “high five figures,”  according his attorney, Mitchell Garabedian.

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On a crisp and sunny Nov. 13 afternoon, the Milton High School (MHS) cross country team returned to its first state championship meet since both the boys and girls teams captured titles in 2019.

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Residents are invited to register for spots in COVID-19 Moderna booster clinics that the Milton Health Department will be holding on Dec. 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 and 16.

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A major redevelopment, including the construction of housing, a brewery and a brew pub, is in the planning stages for the Webb Mill complex that now houses Milton Hill Sport & Spa.

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The Select Board has requested that the town administrator look into negotiating a new revenue source for Milton: a billboard proposed by the John Flatley Company for its property at 2 Granite Ave.

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Construction officials and state Rep. Bill Driscoll took a group of residents for a Nov. 1 tour around the $7.8 million reconstruction site around the Manning deck over the Southeast Expressway in East Milton.

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A new gold medal lay side by side with a small worn button reading “Stop I-95” on John Cronin’s table in what he refers to as the “Milton room” at his home on a recent sunny afternoon.

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When he was growing up, Mark Morris’s neighbors in South Boston were always ready to hold a fundraising “time” to help out a family who was down on their luck or experiencing a serious illness.

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Given how they have performed all season long, it came as no surprise that the Milton High swimming and diving team had a fantastic performance at the Division 2 state meet on Nov. 12 at the Boston Sports Institute in Wellesley.

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Since Robert McAuliffe has been running Duhallow Real Estate for nearly 25 years, it’s safe to say he’s an established Milton businessman. But he estimates that for the first 15 or so of those years, he was known by most as simply “Jim’s son.”

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The value of the average single family home in Milton jumped by unprecedented levels in the past year, rising about 8.6 percent to $824,451. The average price for a single family home was $759,212 just one year ago.