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The Supreme Court has overturned the original ruling of Roe vs. Wade. It will have a monumental impact, and we should all be afraid of what the results of today's (6/24/2022) decision will garner for all of our future rights, no matter the issue/topic.

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As our readers realize, the editor’s email at the Milton Times has been passed around from person to person over the 26 years of the newspaper’s existence.

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The new year brings new hope - hope that the world will actually begin to heal after a pandemic that was worse than COVID-19.

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The Milton Chamber of Commerce sponsored a holiday tree lighting in East Milton Square for 20 years before the pandemic hit.

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The Milton Chamber of Commerce worked long hours to try to prepare a holiday stroll that will bring residents to the business districts.

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Comment on article “schools work to fix racial disproportionality”

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We want to say thank you to the Copeland Family Foundation for once again providing the main financial support for Milton’s Fireworks.

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Watching the graduating seniors from Milton High gather to celebrate their amazing accomplishment – the beginning of their future without masks or social distance – was an incredible thrill.

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The annual Town Election approaches, with contested races on the Select Board, School Committee, Planning Board, Board of Health and for the Trustees of the Public Library.

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If you haven’t yet, go to Milton Access TV and watch the rerun of the March 31 Milton School Committee meeting. Kudos to the two parents who stood up for their children and other children who would benefit from the Cambridge Education equity survey. Kudos to School Committee Vice Chair Dr. E…

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First, let’s take a moment to recognize the people whose lives were lost in mass shootings last week in Atlanta, Georgia, and this week in Boulder, Colorado.

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My days of sitting behind an editor’s desk have passed, but I’ll never lose my newspaper blood. I regularly enjoy my first cup of coffee while scanning newspaper websites. It’s a great way to keep current on what’s happening in communities.

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A documentary premiered on television Tuesday night that warrants your attention, including that of teenagers and young adults. Five more episodes of “Soul of a Nation” will be shown at 9 p.m. on ABC, locally known as Channel 5 in Boston.

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The arrival of spring. On the calendar, at least. (Remember the April Fool’s Day snowstorm in 1997?) Spring 2021 officially starts on March 20.On a related note as the days lengthen and it is lighter at 5 p.m., it will be time to turn the clocks ahead on Sunday, March 14 at 2 a.m. (Not that …

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Annual Town Election is set for Tuesday, April 27. To paraphrase Alfred Lord Tennyson, ՚Tis better to have run and lost than never to have run at all.

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The Jan. 27 hour-long presentation by Superintendent James Jette and his leadership team of assistant superintendents, principals and program specialists should go a long way to easing tensions, concerns and worries of parents and guardians concerned about their children’s elementary school …

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The pandemic has shone a brighter spotlight on social problems in our nation that still need a solution. Think homelessness, addictive drug use, and racial inequities.

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At the start of the Jan. 6 Milton School Committee meeting, Chair Sheila Egan Varela requested a moment of silence in response to a mob insurrection earlier that day by pro-Trump extremists at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

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Massachusetts has one of the lowest uninsured rates in the nation. Nevertheless, the percentage of residents without health insurance increased from 2.8 percent in 2018 to 3 percent over the past year. Massachusetts is doing well compared to states such as Texas, which has the nation’s highe…

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Looking back to Dec. 6, 1995, the day the first issue of the Milton Times was published brings out some wonderful memories.

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If ever a portion of a public meeting encapsulated the cultural challenges facing Milton this year, it came during the second “citizens speak” portion of the Nov. 18 school committee meeting.

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This week is the calendar-noted time to remember all who have served in the U.S. military and all those who currently serve. According to a July 2020 report by the Council on Foreign Relations (www.cfr.org/backgrounder/demographics), less than one-half of 1 percent of the U.S. population is …

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Other than who will be the next U.S. president and if there will be a new U.S. Senate Majority Leader after Jan. 3, 2021, attention must focus on doing all that we are able, at least in Massachusetts, to curb COVID-19 from infecting more people.

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If you haven’t already, and you are a resident registered to vote in Milton, one of the most important things to do between now and Tuesday, Nov. 3 is to vote.