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The state has found a way to lower to six or seven the number of parking spaces that will be lost with the construction around the East Milton deck, thus easing the projected impact of the loss of 15 spots that was projected earlier this year.

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Natalie Giurato, an experienced rower who serves as director of corporate communications at Cox Enterprises in Atlanta, recently rowed with the Neponset Rowing Club (NRC) on the Neponset River.

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A dual enrollment program that will allow Milton High School (MHS) students to gain Quincy College course credits while still in high school will receive a little more study before it can be implemented.

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Walking off the field following a 34-20 opening night defeat at Scituate on Sept. 10, the Milton High football team, which has seen so much success over the last few seasons and has been right on the cusp of an appearance in the state championship game, soon realized that much more work need…

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The timeline for building a new animal shelter for Milton has taken a step backward after a clerical error in the invitation to bidders forced the town to throw out the previous bids and rebid the project.

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As state experts continue to disagree about whether the COVID-19 Delta variant is about to surge out of control or has hit a plateau, state Rep. Bill Driscoll said the Joint Committee on COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness and Management, which he co-chairs, is pushing ahead.

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Milton firefighter Joe Byron recently donned his helmet and turnout gear and took off at a run even though there was no fire.

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Milton has launched its new mobile app, Recycle Right Milton, to make it even easier for residents to stay connected about waste and recycling collection programs here in town.

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The town's Equity and Justice for All Committee has begun collecting information from residents on a survey held in a Google docs form.

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While students in the Milton Public Schools continued to score above the state average in each level and subject area of the recently released MCAS testing data, the dire effects of the pandemic on learning was evident, according to state and local officials.

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A possible 12-car parking lot on the back lawn of the Milton Arts Center, a workable location for a truck loading dock for East Milton, and a crosswalk for Adams Street near Dunkin Donuts were among the items on a busy Traffic Commission agenda on Sept. 29.

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The Milton Board of Appeals is closing in on a decision about the comprehensive permit to build 84 apartments at 582 Blue Hill Ave., a location that currently includes an historic mansion and gardens.

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To support East Milton Square Bridge Deck repairs, the state Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will be implementing overnight lane closures on I-93 northbound and southbound in Milton. 

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When tee time finally arrived for the Milton High golf team, head coach Ben Kelly and those he coaches knew that it was the beginning of a bright future for the program. 

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The Trustees of the Milton’s Affordable Housing Trust are asking for $300,000 from the Gov. Stoughton Trust funds to help develop affordable housing, something that set off a lively debate.

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It will be a case of deja vu as Janet Sheehan steps back into her previous role in the Milton Public Schools as assistant superintendent for curriculum and human resources, but this time on an interim basis.

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Hundreds of residents, music lovers, and friends were drawn by the music and the community into Milton neighborhoods on the sunny Saturday afternoon of Sept. 18 for the town’s Porchfest celebration.

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The town’s rollout of the Milton Community Electricity Aggregation Program this month has been successful, according to its directors, who said that about 85 percent of households are participating.

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Milton resident Jennifer DeLeonardis knew she’d turned a corner when she printed out the official list of the New England 67 as COVID-19 was settling in.

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(Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a two part series on MHS fall sports.)

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It was hard to hear that Jake Thibeault, a well known Milton Academy boys hockey player who is a senior at the Academy, was injured. 

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Milton is a town that often wears its heart on its running shoes with a host of residents taking part in a variety of charity races each year.

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If the stress of COVID-19 proved anything to the Rev. John Allen, it was that his congregation at First Congregational Church knows how to really care for one another without much encouragement from him.

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Even as the good news of schools and businesses reopening continues to unfold, the double trouble of traffic woes and tough parking have returned to “normal” across Milton.

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The Select Board has agreed to back a recommendation from the Equity and Justice for All (E&J) Committee that would result in the creation of the first diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) policy for the town.

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The Board of Appeals has received its seventh comprehensive permit application, this time for 40 residential units at 728 Randolph Ave.

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The bridge group donated a dinner out, the poker players gave a gift card for a pub, and a whole host of artists and crafters like Irene Brannelly have handmade items, including the ever-popular chicken sweaters. 

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Milton Public Schools said goodbye to a top administrator on Sept. 10 when Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Human Resources Dr. Karen Spaulding took a new job in Brockton Public Schools as the director of evaluations.

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As final prayers for those who died were said and one last song was sung, the bells from the two historic churches abutting the town green rang out a solemn 20 times ending Milton’s official commemoration of the 20-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

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After months of hearings, the Board of Appeals gave its stamp of approval on Sept. 9 on the Icehouse development that calls for the creation of 52 condominiums on Blue Hills Parkway.

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Correction: In the Sept. 16 edition the project is incorrectly described as four stories. It is four residential stories plus a ground floor level of commercial space. The Times regrets the error.

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As the town gets ready to plant dozens of new trees along busy streets and byways this fall, another group is working to generate donations from businesses and individuals to make Milton  even greener.

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In the first days after 9/11 when all the country’s aviation had ground to a complete halt, Chris Madden was part of a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew that got a call at 3 a.m.