A public forum about improvements to be made to the intersection of Randolph Avenue and Chickatawbut Road is set for Tuesday, July 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Milton Council on Aging, 10 Walnut St. Officials from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Highway Division will lead the meetin…
Town officials are still seeking a way to smooth the complicated bump in the road that has nearly derailed the construction of two new affordable housing units on Church Street in East Milton.
The Knights is a 14 and under baseball team that competes in the Super Division of New England AAU. The team is made up of 13 Milton residents who under the tutelage of Head Coach Tim Finnegan and Assistant Matt McDougal were able to finish the regular season 10-4. Once in the playoffs the…
Local clergy and citizen volunteers read a selection from Frederick Douglass’ 1852 speech, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July” June 27 on the lawn outside the Forbes House Museum on Adams Street.
MHS Wildcat Bryce Stovell scores another try late in the June 22 MIAA Div. 2 rugby state title game against Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, giving Milton a commanding 41-12 lead over the Falcons. Milton won the title with that score. In rugby, a try is scored by grounding the ball in the…
Milton's Aidan McDonough, a Thayer Academy graduate who will play for the Northeastern University Huskies, also is a draft pick by the National Hockey League's Vancouver Canucks.
In celebration of the 243rd birthday of the United States, The Milton Kiwanis Club and Milton Parks and Recreation sponsored its annual Fourth of July races under clear sunny skies at Kelly Field on Brook Road, July 4. There were many activities for the children: face painting, ice cream, th…
A rolling rally of sorts made its way to each of Milton’s six public schools on May 17, surprising nine education professionals with cake, flowers, balloons, and a special award.
The mission of Brookwood Community Farm, located on 11 Blue Hill River Road in Canton, includes fighting food insecurity in the region. Hunger affects one in 10 families in Massachusetts.
The new principal of Pierce Middle School is excited to spend the summer getting connected to staff, parents and students as he gets up to speed for a smooth opening to the school year on Aug. 28.
India’s city of Calcutta is now Kolkata. Most readers will recognize the former spelling, but the correct Bengali pronunciation was embraced in 2001 and became official.
With the three masts and riggings reaching more than 150 feet above their heads and a rain slicked deck beneath their feet, a group of 14 veterans from Milton recently gathered on the venerable warship, the USS Constitution.
It was in the winter of 2015 and the snow was so high that Peggy Dwight had to have it shoveled away from her front windows so she could see out. That was when she knew she had had enough.
Big impressions were made on some very large pieces of paper and the children at Tucker Elementary School on May 22. That was when the school’s artist-in-residence brought a steamroller to make giant relief prints from their individual art works.
A Norfolk Superior Court jury on June 13 found Bernard Sigh, 67, of Milton guilty of rape, stalking, kidnapping, witness intimidation, and other offenses, according to Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey.
Shortly after 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, a male suspect robbed the Central Liquor Mart at gunpoint. After obtaining cash, the suspect fled on foot up Eliot Street.
More than 50 years after the state’s anti-snob zoning law was enacted, Milton faces the possibility of its first 40B development, which has prompted an outcry among many who say the project is too big and too unsafe to add into the mix of businesses and homes along busy Randolph Avenue.
Milton High School held its 149th graduation on June 2, with the Class of 2019 marking the first graduation without a valedictorian or salutatorian speaker. The school committee abolished the academic ranking of students in 2018.
The signs for two new East Milton businesses (a new fitness club at 502 Granite Ave. and Rockland Trust Bank at 480 Adams St.) will continue to be illuminated under decisions reached by two town boards in separate decisions on May 22.
Memorial Day Keynote speaker Natalie Fultz asked those attending the town’s May 27 ceremony at Milton Cemetery to remember the servicemen and women who died in the service of their country.
Several residents who live in the Town Center neighborhood were relieved May 14 to hear that the park area next to the current Central Fire Station is not being targeted as the location for the new fire headquarters building and the fire engines will continue to exit via doors facing Canton …
A little dirt got on the floor but a lot of enthusiasm was in the air, as all 70 second graders at the Tucker School got a chance to take part in first steps of growing their own food on May 10.
Forget the best and possibly even the better. The Animal Shelter Advisory Committee has agreed to go back to the basics after the possible cost to construct a new shelter tipped upwards of $5 million.
Fontbonne’s two-day event starring concert pianist Mona Golabek telling the story of her mother, Lisa Jura, in words and music in “The Pianist of Willesden Lane” was a resounding success. Frances and Robert Birmingham made it possible through production sponsorship.
Town Meeting voters approved a $113,654,734 operating budget to fund schools and town services for the fiscal year that begins July 1 in a one-night session on May 6. A handful of items that had been removed from the budget were restored, including $20,000 that would allow Milton Public Libr…
A sunny place, three juggling clubs, and a longboard skateboard are a recipe for happiness for Sara Munzinger, a 35-year-old product manager for a cyber security firm.
One of the things that Dr. Brook Longmaid has enjoyed most for the past 17 years at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton (BID-Milton) is the stories he gets to hear.
A “less than superlative” financial situation faces Town Meeting voters who will be asked on May 6 to decide the fate of 39 mostly budgetary articles including a $111 million budget.
Town Election on April 30 will see voters decide whether the Town Treasurer/Collector position should be switched from an elected to an appointed position. While there are contested races in eight of the 10 town meeting precincts, all town-wide candidates are running unopposed.
In accordance with state law, an aerial application is targeting mosquito larvae over certain areas of the Norfolk County Mosquito Control District.
About 55 people with a vested interest in the Mattapan High Speed Trolley Line turned out to learn more about the MBTA’s proposal to make major improvements to the line and give their opinions.
Major changes are in the works for the intersection of Randolph Avenue and Chickatawbut Road--the most dangerous intersection in Milton and the 47th worst in the state, according to local and state officials.