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The Staffcats took on the Harlem Wizards March 10 at the Copeland Field House and a crowd enjoyed the magic. Days later the town experienced its first case of Coronavirus.

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The public hearing on a preliminary review of plans to subdivide the property at 227 Pleasant St. into five lots for single-family homes has been delayed until at least March 26.

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The eighth case of the coronavirus in Milton was announced on March 23, and among those is a Milton High School student. As town officials continued to work to address the issue, Town Health Director Caroline Kinsella told residents to expect the number of cases to rise and urged them to be …

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The Milton Fruit Center in Milton Marketplace is now open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week. The store is opening one hour early for those over 60. The number of shoppers inside is limited to 50 with people waiting patiently in a queue outside that allows for social distancing.

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(Editor's note: The library is closed for the time being. We will update our readers when we know when this exhibit may be seen.)

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Significant disruptions of daily life are hitting nearly everyone hard as cancellations and prohibitions continue to increase in Greater Boston and Milton, where two residents have tested “presumptive positive” of the Coronavirus.

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About 50 residents crowded into an overflowing Cronin Conference room in two shifts to speak before the Select Board on March 11 in opposition to two of the three most recent 40B projects that have come before the town.

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has found in a preliminary report that an improperly locked airplane compartment door likely led to an incident in which an evacuation slide fell from Delta Airlines flight 405 and landed in an Adams Street front yard on Dec. 1.

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Milton Firefighters battled two, two-alarm fires in as many days, saving a woman trapped on a second floor, and coming to the rescue again for a man who credits them with saving his life about 10 months ago.

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The word gratitude is defined as the “quality of being grateful.” Gratitude can be found in many ways. It could be as simple as the feeling you get when a stranger holds a door open for you, or in the pleasing support of a friend or family. Gratitude is exhibited from the journey of life, a …

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The town's Board of Health issued a statement March 11 saying there are two positive tests for Coronavirus involving residents who attended the Biogen conference in Boston.

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Milton firefighters battled two, two-alarm fires in as many days, saving a woman trapped on a second floor, and coming to the rescue again for a man who credits them with saving his life about 10 months ago.

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The Milton High School World Languages spring trip to Portugal has become the most recent of victims of the coronavirus, and its cancellation has left some parents upset they will lose half of the $3,565 they paid for their students to go on the adventure.

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After consultation with the Town's Health Director, we thought the best course was to move tonight's meeting back to the Cronin Room, where the Select Board meetings were held prior to May 2018.

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Broadcast journalist Bob Halloran and his wife Eileen Curran took the stage as masters of ceremonies for the Saint Rock Haiti Foundation annual gala at the Granite Links Golf Club on Feb. 27.

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The Discovery Schoolhouse announced that it has begun a fundraising effort to buy the former Kidder library building it has rented from the town for the past decade as the Select Board agreed on Feb. 26 to allow it to stay in the building while a process is set up to accept offers for it.

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The new owners of Fitness Unlimited don’t think the members of the gym will take much notice of the change at the top of the 40-year-old organization.

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A ceremony honoring the veterans of Iwo Jima was recently held at the Massachusetts Statehouse commemorating the 75th anniversary of the battle. The American invasion of Iwo Jima was the bloodiest campaign of World War II.

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An affiliation agreement was signed at a Milton Chamber of Commerce luncheon between the leaders of the Quincy and Milton Chambers at the new R3BILT Fitness Studio located at Granite Avenue on the Quincy/Milton line.

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When Buddy McDermott was in kindergarten, he spent his mornings in school and his afternoons tagging along with his father, Walter “Mack” McDermott, who worked with Milton’s Department of Public Works (DPW).

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Fuller Village resident Rosemary Zander, left, is helped by poll workers Melina Mon, center, and Emily Martin, right, on Feb. 24, the first day of early voting for the presidential primary. Early voting continues through Feb. 28, ahead of the official primary date of March 3.

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The Discovery Schoolhouse preschool and its associated programs are again at risk of shutting down after they were informed on Feb. 12 that the Select Board cannot renew their lease when it expires in June.

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An affiliation agreement was signed at a recent Milton Chamber of Commerce luncheon between the leaders of the Quincy and Milton Chambers at the new R3BILT Fitness Studio located at Granite Avenue on the Quincy/Milton line.

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Last month, an anonymous author sent a lengthy political satire that attempted to relate a story about a community with a five-person board worried about whether there was wire-tapping going on.

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Three new 40B developments that could create 363 new apartment units in Milton if all proposals come to fruition came before the town in one week’s time.

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Residents are invited to comment on the Traffic Mitigation Committee’s draft report that offers a wide range of recommendations and gives Milton a “roadmap” going forward on dealing with increasing traffic congestion and safety issues in town.

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Members of Milton Brownie Troop 82299 and Junior Girl Scout Troop 69226 enjoy a lesson in plumbing and engineering from local plumber Joseph Wood of Boston Standard Plumbing & Heating. The scouts learned about the municipal water system as well as pipe fitting and did a hands-on project …

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An ambitious goal of creating 255 affordable housing units over the next five years by working cooperatively with developers of some potential 40B projects and making changes to zoning has been put forth in Milton’s newest Housing Production Plan.

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As of Feb. 4, all but one of Milton’s current town-wide office holders have indicated an interest in seeking reelection and three new candidates, two for the Select Board and another for the Housing Authority, have come forward to take out nomination papers.

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With three gentle taps on the singing bowl, meditation leader Eileen Shaw invited the roughly dozen people gathered in the small but open room to close their eyes or lower their gaze downward.

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Milton High students performed a one-act play "These Shining Lives" recently in the Winchester auditorium at the high school.

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As the Milton Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (MSAPC) turns five this month, the group is celebrating its successes and revealing its latest data that shows this town of tree-lined streets is still faced with marijuana and alcohol use among teenagers that remains above national averages.

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Northeastern men’s hockey beat the Harvard men’s hockey team 3 to 1 in the first round of the Beanpot Hockey Tournament semi-finals Monday evening, Feb. 3, at the TD Garden.

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100 Women Who Care Milton, a group supporting non-profit organizations serving Milton and surrounding communities, raised at its Jan. 21 meeting $6,200 for the Cunningham and Collicot green space project. The project centers on playground space at the two elementary schools.To learn more abo…

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The Fire Station Building Committee (FSBC) considered several possible measures on Jan. 20 and voted to take the possible demolition of the Atherton Street Fire Station off the list of options.

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The Planning Board is inviting residents to attend the next East Milton Square Community Outreach and Planning Initiative meeting at the Milton Arts Center on Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. Consultant Judi Barrett of Barrett Consulting said the meeting will include a wrapup of the visual preferences that…

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Residents, plus parents and guardians of children attending Milton Public Schools, consider attending any of the three programs coming up regarding the proposed school budget for FY 21. This budget covers the 2020-21 school year. Each presentation will be the same; pick the day and time that…

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It’s safe to say that just about all of us know someone who has battled cancer at some point in his or her lifetime.