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In 1974, Rosie’s Place in Boston launched something which was the first of its kind in the country, a place offering shelter to women.

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Signs painted with red hearts placed in front of homes popped out at Aislinn Mershon on a trip to visit her grandparents on the South Shore earlier this spring.

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An ad hoc committee of town officials will be exploring the path to a possible reopening of Town Hall for some services in the near future.

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A new twist on a treasured celebration will take place on Memorial Day (May 25) when ceremonies honoring veterans who died protecting our country will be broadcast live on local cable television.

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Milton’s Director of Veterans Services Kevin J Cook, American Legion Post #114 and the Town of Milton announce that Milton’s 2020 Memorial Day Ceremonies have been finalized.

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The Select Board on May 13 said that it was in compliance with the state’s Open Meeting Law when it changed the order of items on its agenda for its April 17 meeting.

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An ad hoc committee of town officials will be exploring the path to a possible reopening of Town Hall for some services in the near future.

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In the May 14 story entitled “Officials: Come Back to BID Milton,” it should have stated that Dr. Jon Anderson is Chief of Emergency Services at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton.

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A brief shining family business venture sprouted up at the end of a driveway on Lyman Road in Milton on a sunny Sunday in May and was over as quickly as an April shower.

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East Milton resident Cindy Christiansen filed an Open Meeting Law complaint with the state Attorney General’s office on April 17, charging that a “last minute” change of the Select Board’s agenda resulted in her being unable to speak at a public meeting.

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The Select Board’s letters for each of the three recent 40B proposals have been filed with the state, and officials said they are continuing to work toward the goal of reducing the impacts of the developments that could add more than 350 housing units to the town.

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At 10 p.m. on May 11, Jenna Lotti’s family will be stationed in front of the televisions in their Milton homes as they gather for what is the biggest moment to date in the singer-songwriter’s career: appearing on the reality television show “Songland.”

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In a time when hugs are few, first responders encircled Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton (BID-Milton) on April 28 with a ring of gratitude made up of more than 50 police cruisers, ambulances, and fire trucks with sirens blaring.

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Despite heartfelt pleas from more than a dozen students and parents for a more traditional graduation, the Milton School Committee unanimously agreed to support the Milton Public Schools administration’s decision to hold a drive-through graduation ceremony for 231 seniors on June 7.

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To support families during school closures, the Milton Public Schools district (MPS) is providing children up to the age of 21 with free, nutritious breakfast and lunch meals every Wednesday as part of the USDA’s emergency COVID-19 response.

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Many COVID-19 patients end up isolated and without their phones in an intensive care unit (ICU), unable to see or spend time with loved ones and, in extreme circumstances, not even able to say their final goodbyes due to prohibitions on hospital visitors.

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Standing at the point where the salty waters of the Atlantic Ocean mix with the freshwater of the Neponset River, Tom Palmer pointed out the small opaque spheres that are adhered to the slate rocks.

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Milton officials have given initial support to replacing the regular Town Meeting on June 15 with a virtual one that would be held via a video conferencing application as concerns continue about holding large gatherings during the coronavirus crisis.

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At shift change on April 28, area first responders, including the Milton Police and Fire departments, saluted the staff of BID-Milton, for working through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. About 100 vehicles with first responders from Milton, Canton, Quincy, Stoughton and Boston took part. See …

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If you’re a business owner, you’ve probably gone through a range of emotions recently. A few weeks ago, as part of the $2 trillion CARES Act, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was launched to provide $349 billion to help small businesses keep their workers and stay afloat. Your expectati…

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As of Sunday, May 31, the Milton Health Department has confirmed 294 cases of Coronavirus in the community. This is good news as the last time that number increased was Tuesday, May 26.

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MSAPC PRESENTS WEBINAR WEDNESDAYSMilton LearnsTogetherzoom.us/j/92433263470Webinar  WednesdaysEach webinar is 30 minutes – no registration requiredMAY 6, 7PMJon MattlemanTeens, Tweens and QuarantinesA dynamic presentation for parents focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on our children, the is…

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William James College INTERFACE Referral Service works to increase awareness of mental health issues impacting children, families, and adults and to facilitate access to appropriate services. Visit the website to learn more about anxiety, depression, divorce, substance abuse, suicide and muc…

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The concept of remote learning blew into Milton and across the state with the force of a 100-year storm as the coronavirus spread last month.

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Mike's 5K to Crush Substance Abuse has launched a special campaign to support the Gavin Foundation, the Grayken Center at Boston Medical Center, and Bay State Community Services as they continue their efforts to prevent and treat addiction during the global coronavirus crisis. Please visit F…

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The Select Board continued to hear testimony from residents on April 7 about the most recent 40B proposal facing the town: the Residences at East Milton.

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With the temporary closing of the Milton Food Mart last week, the Milton Community Food Pantry lost its means of delivering fresh milk and eggs to residents who rely on it.

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As residents continue to congregate in groups of more than 10 people, the Select Board is contemplating the implementation of a curfew that would ban people from Milton’s streets and outdoor places from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

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The Milton Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition will soon host a community Webinar Series entitled, “Milton Learns Together: Webinar Wednesdays”. 

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Several Interfaith Social Services’ Bunny Basket program volunteers stand in front of a wall of finished baskets last month before Coronavirus closed public gatherings. Two dozen volunteers from Milton and other communities assembled nearly 500 baskets to be distributed to the children of In…

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Town Treasurer Jim McAuliffe was urged to hasten the pace of improving internal controls for the town's reconciliation of cash after the independent auditor for Milton reported an overall good report and identified “opportunities for strengthening internal controls and operating efficiencies…

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Imagine a group of 200 people taking to the football field and filtering into the bleachers at Milton High School, each keeping about 10 to 15 feet away from each other.

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Orders for take-out Easter dinners continue at Novara until noon April 9. Pick up on Easter Day.

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The health department April 11 posting says there are 82 cases of people in town who have tested positive for COVID-19.

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Time is running out to gather public comments about the most recent 40B development proposals facing the town, and the Select Board will host its final public meeting on the Residences at East Milton during its meeting set for Tuesday, April 7.

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Rotary honored the Milton Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition for the work being done to stem the issue of alcohol and drug abuse among the young people in the community. The presentation March 11 came as the town began to cope with the COVID-19 crisis. Michael Maholchic, Rotary president, …

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The prayer requests poured forth from the congregation of East Congregational Church over the Zoom application during the church’s recent Sunday services.

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Gov. Charlie Baker issued an order on March 23 prohibiting gatherings of over 10 people. This order revoked the one he issued on March 15 prohibiting gatherings of more than 25 people.