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Milton, MA- Rich and Caitlin Hill, who both grew up in Milton, announced a $575,000 donation on International Rare Disease Day to launch the Field of Genes campaign, a fundraising initiative in support of rare genetic and undiagnosed disease research at Massachusetts General Hospital for Chi…

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More than 155 Milton town and school employees were paid more than $100,000 in 2018 with the top 25 coming in at over $150,000 when overtime pay is included.

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Milton, MA- Milton’s  new Traffic Mitigation Committee, which has been charged by the town’s Select Board with exploring “opportunities for lessening, mitigating and calming the effects of automobile traffic on public ways located within the town,” has begun meeting and is in the process of …

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Milton, MA- Voters at the Special Town meeting cleared the way for the next stage of work to be done on the town’s three fire stations, but sent another hotly debated item – the sale of the former Kidder branch library – back for more study.

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Milton, MA- Here are just  a few of the headlines that can be seen in the Thursday, Feb. 28 edition of the Milton Times:

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Voters at the Special Town meeting cleared the way for the next stage of work to be done on the the town’s three fire stations, but sent another hotly debated item — the sale of the former Kidder branch library — back for more study.

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Milton, MA- State representatives say increased safety measures are needed at the Central Avenue MBTA trolley stop after three people were injured when a car they were riding in collided with a trolley there on Feb. 15.

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The Select Board has agreed to join forces with First Congregational Church, a significant step that could provide an after school youth center at the church as early as September. 

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Another rendering of the church basement after it's rehab.

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Milton, MA- The School Committee continued to hear pushback about and support for its expansion alternatives for the Milton Public Schools at three community forums that drew more than 120 attendees held last week as the Special Town Meeting approached.

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Milton, MA- Congressman Stephen Lynch (D-MA) , co-chair of the Congressional Quiet Skies Caucus for the 116th Congress, has introduced H.R. 976, the Air Traffic Noise and Pollution Expert Consensus Act, to address increasing community concerns about airplane noise and pollution by requiring …

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Milton, MA- After a 45 minute debate, the Select Board voted 4 to 1 to issue letters to the town’s  three biggest non-profit organizations requesting specific payments in lieu of taxes for the second year in a row.

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Milton, MA- The Milton Art Center has received a $3,000 grant award from East Boston Savings Bank (EBSB) for teen programming.

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Milton, MA- Admiration for a couple’s friendship, partnership and marriage is one sentiment you may take away from this feature story by Times reporter Elaine Cushman Carroll.

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Milton, MA- The members of First Congregational Church voted on Feb. 3 to begin a capital campaign to construct a youth center in the walkout basement of the church.

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Milton, MA- Congressman Stephen Lynch joined Rep. John Larson of Connecticut, chairman of the Ways & Means Social Security Subcommittee, and his House colleagues in introducing Social Security 2100 Act, H.R. 860, which would expand Social Security’s vital benefits, financially strengthen…

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Milton, MA- After two years of study, the Master Plan Implementation Committee (MPIC) has handed off work on the future plans for Milton Landing to the Select Board and the Parks Commissioners.

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Milton, MA- Affordable housing, traffic and stormwater took center stage when the Planning Board continued in review of the special permit for the Wolcott Woods development on Canton Avenue.

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Frustration, fears and ideas about the future of the Milton Public Schools were expressed as about 50 people turned out for a School Committee-sponsored forum about how the district can supply enough space to meet its growing number of students.

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The School Committee began sifting through solutions to growing space needs on Jan. 16, pulling several options closer to the top of the list for short-term and long-term solutions.

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The Town of Milton is charging that the state Housing Appeals Committee (HAC) "acted erroneously, arbitrarily, capriciously, and in excess of its statutory authority" in a recent decision that cleared the way for a 40B development that would create 90 apartments on Randolph Avenue.

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Despite opposition from abutters on both sides, the Board of Appeals has granted a use variance for the former G.H. Bent cookie factory that will allow the Falconi Companies to build five small apartments on the second floor and restore the historic building.

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Frustration, fears and ideas about the future of the Milton Public Schools were expressed as about 50 people turned out for a School Committee-sponsored forum about how the district can supply enough space to meet its growing number of students.

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During the 24 years he worked at the town's recreation department, Dave Perdios had some of the best times of his life, along with some of the toughest. Now Perdios, a self-described "baseball guy" has called it quits.  His last day as Milton Parks and Recreation Director was Jan. 22.

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One year ago the Milton Chamber of Commerce has voted in favor of a parking enforcement method that would utilize electronic handheld scanners in the business district.  Parking in the three business districts within Milton is a major problem, according to a Chamber report.

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Milton, MA- Frustration, fears and ideas about the future of the Milton Public Schools were expressed as about 50 people turned out for a School Committee-sponsored forum about how the district can supply enough space to meet its growing number of students.

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Milton, MA- The Town of Milton is charging that the state Housing Appeals Committee (HAC) “acted erroneously, arbitrarily, capriciously, and in excess of its statutory authority” in a recent decision that cleared the way for a 40B development that would create 90 apartments on Randolph Avenue.

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Milton, MA-  Despite opposition from abutters on both sides, the Board of Appeals has granted a use variance for the former G.H. Bent cookie factory that will allow the Falconi Companies to build five small apartments on the second floor and restore the historic building.

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Milton, MA- The School Committee began sifting through solutions to growing space needs on Jan. 16, pulling several options closer to the top of the list for short-term and long-term solutions.

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Milton, MA- Rowing in the winter?  It may be cold outside but members of the Milton High School crew team and the Neponset Rowing Club have joined forces to participate in a virtual rowing event, Row4Cancer to raise money for cancer research at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

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Milton, MA- The town will continue to fight a 40B development that, if built, would bring 90 apartments to a parcel of land off Randolph Avenue and would be the town’s first completed project under 40B, the state’s so-called anti-snob zoning law.

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Milton, MA- During the 24 years he worked at the town’s recreation department, Dave Perdios had some of the best times of his life, along with some of the toughest. Now Perdios, a self-described “baseball guy” has called it quits.  His last day as Milton Parks and Recreation Director was Jan. 22.

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Milton, MA- In a large recent survey conducted by the University of Michigan and funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, it was found that the number of high school students who vaped over a past period of 30 days increased from 11 percent in 2017 to 21 percent in 2018.

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Milton, MA- The recent Merrimack Valley gas explosions and the lockout of National Grid have caused many local residents to pause and consider the network of underground natural gas lines that service their neighborhoods.

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Milton, MA- No one was injured in the Jan. 7 accident of a garbage truck that fell on its passenger side while making a turn on to Blue Hill Avenue from Victoria Street.