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BREAKING: Milton Public Schools announces it will resume full in-person learning for all K-12 students on Monday, April 5, per Superintendent of Schools James Jette. Students' desks will be placed at a minimum 3 feet apart and that for eating and mask breaks, students must be at least 6 feet…

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The Select Board has approved a request of its Municipal Broadband Committee to ask Town Meeting on May 3 to have Milton take an initial step in providing its own municipal broadband network.

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Milton School Committee members on a unanimous roll call vote agreed to send a resolution to the Massachusetts Association for School Committees asking that public school educators be moved further up in the priority listing to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. The Milton school board in its re…

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The Planning Board will continue to hammer out a scaled-down version of the condominium conversion bylaw in the wake of strong opposition from some residents who say the previous version would have negatively altered the character of their neighborhoods.

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As the impact of COVID-19 continues to hit Milton, more residents are experiencing financial needs.

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When Quincy Miller graduated from Lafayette College in 1997, the standout wide receiver was encouraged to try free agency for the National Football League.

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The second of two Fire Station Building Committee (FSBC) webinars to explain to the town about the progress of the $32 million project will be held Feb. 18

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Town Meeting members will hold a virtual meeting on Feb. 22 to take up a short list of articles that would allow Milton to set up a Community Preservation Committee (CPC) and undertake a $32.2 million revamp of the town’s three dilapidated fire stations.

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Longtime employees of the Gift Garden greeted customers on the days before its permanent closure after the Christmas season.

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A skater embraces both fire and ice on the edge of Pope's Pond recently. Officials urge people to stay off the ice as temperatures have fluxuated recently, and many bodies of water have areas with underground springs and moving water. 

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The Milton Public Library is happy to announce that we will resume offering limited in person services beginning on Monday, Feb. 8.

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When Milton opened a waiting list for residents ages 75 and older to get the Moderna vaccine locally, more than 600 people left their names within 24 hours.

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Early in her career in marketing, Danya Raphael learned that as a woman of African descent, she could expect to encounter racism in the corporate world.

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More hours of in-person learning will be coming to Milton’s elementary school students under a plan presented to the community in a listening session on Jan. 27.

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The Select Board approved Feb. 7 and 21 as two more Sundays of free COVID-19 testing in Milton and got a look at what might be involved as the vaccine is rolled out to more residents in upcoming months.

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James Jette is the permanent superintendent of the Milton School District, a post he accepted after a unanimous 6-0 vote during the School Committee’s “Chair’s Report, Update on Superintendent Search Process.”

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The Planning Board’s proposed article to amend Milton’s current but seldom used condominium conversion bylaw drew fire at its first public hearing on Jan. 14.

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Preliminary designs for a new multi-use development proposed for Granite Avenue were presented to the Planning Board on Jan. 14. 

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At 2-years-old, Sam Higgins discovered the pleasure of performing on stage.

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The East Milton Working Group will be reporting out to the community and the Planning Board the results of roughly five months of study to find a common vision “to ensure a vibrant and welcoming neighborhood that showcases the town’s history and embraces opportunities for intentional growth …

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Two seats on the School Committee are opening up this year as two veteran committee members have announced they will not be seeking reelection.

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The East Milton Working Group will be reporting out to the community and the Planning Board the results of roughly five months of study to find a common vision “to ensure a vibrant and welcoming neighborhood that showcases the town’s history and embraces opportunities for intentional growth …

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The Milton Farmers Market, which like many nonprofits found 2020 to be a bumpy road, is at a crossroads and looking for a new partnership in its search for the greater long-term stability that it says it needs to continue to operate.

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About 15 white pine trees from among the distinctive grove that creates a border along the Milton Academy playing fields along Brook Road had to be removed recently but much of it will remain, at least for now.

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Saying it is really just one “mega, mega” project, the Select Board recently agreed to ask the state agency reviewing it to consider combining the Tamposi family’s most recent 40B proposal for 652 Canton Ave. with one the company had earlier put forward for 648 Canton Ave.

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Free drive-through COVID-19 testing will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday Jan. 17 at the Milton Department of Public Works yard on Randolph Avenue.

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The Discovery Schoolhouse is looking to continue to face its next big steps with the can-do attitude that brought it through the challenges of 2020.

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About 50 members of Milton Police and Fire departments were able to get the first dose of the COVID-19 Moderna vaccine starting on Jan. 12.

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As the year 2020 disappears in the rearview mirror, a favorite quote from a Milton resident stands out:  “Hope is the beginning of change.”

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At Stella’s restaurant, the customers and the food they enjoy have blended into a sweet pairing that has stretched over more than 20 years under the ownership of the Lefas family.

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Milton Town Hall is slated as  one of 114 sites across the state where COVID-19 vaccinations will be given to first responders, starting the week of Jan. 11.

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In light of the continued increase in positive COVID 19 cases in our community, the Library building will be closing to the public as of 9:00 am, Saturday, January 2, 2021.

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Increased community outreach and a preliminary report to the Select Board are among the next steps for an advisory committee tasked with taking an in-depth look at social justice issues in Milton.

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Saying the need for more COVID-19 testing as crucial to stem the spread of the disease, the Select Board has unanimously approved two additional free Sunday testing dates of Jan. 10 and 17.

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“I think every person who has lived in the year 2020 will remember the year 2020, whether they are 10 or 90. They will remember this year.”

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Imagine having the end of Franklin Street at Adams Street set aside as a bright and lively winter plaza with strings of lights hanging over picnic tables that are surrounded by a buffer of shrubs to block the wind.

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Free drive-through testing for the coronavirus, or COVID-19, continues on Sunday, Dec. 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the town's Department of Public Works yard on Randolph Avenue. The line of cars in queue for the Dec. 20 testing stretched in this photo from Reedsdale Road to the DPW yard. R…

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After two years of seeking the right location for the next East Milton Fire Station, the Fire Station Building Committee (FSBC) last week voted to recommend a piece of property at 432 Adams St. as its choice.

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The Board of Appeals hearing on the 40B development proposed for 648 Canton Ave. that was set for tonight, Dec. 17, has been postponed due to the snowstorm. A new date is expected to be set soon.