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Tag: milton politics

TM faces plastic bags and gender neutrality

| October 19, 2018

Town Meeting members will be faced soon with 17 articles running the gamut from banning plastic bags, creating a new town financial officer position, changing the name of the Board of Selectmen to the Select Board, and adopting a proposed overlay zoning district for Brook Road. A Special Town Meeting is scheduled to start on […]

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New fire HQ awaits an unknown donor

| October 18, 2018

MILTON – Optimism and bit of frustration were present at the Fire Station Building Committee meeting on Oct. 12 during a discussion that centered on the possible private and anonymous donation that would completely cover the cost of a fire headquarters building, but only if it was newly constructed. Read the story in the Oct. […]

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Fiber optic plans

| October 8, 2018

Selectmen agreed Sept. 26 to hire a communications and IT engineering consulting firm to further flesh out the details, including the cost to the town, of creating a new fiber optic broadband to serve town and school departments. Read the full story by Elaine Cushman Carroll in the Oct. 4 issue of the Milton Times.

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BREAKING: Federal court dismisses charges

| October 4, 2018

The indictments facing the late former state senator and longtime Milton resident Brian A. Joyce, will be dismissed, per a filing today from the U.S. District Court. “Pursuant to FRCP 48(a), the United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, Andrew E. Lelling, hereby dismisses the case presently pending against Defendant Brian Augustine Joyce. In […]

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Pressley wins nomination

| September 7, 2018

Boston City Councillor Ayanna Pressley won the Democratic nomination for the 7th Congressional District Sept. 4 defeating 10-time incumbent Michael Capuano. She has no Republican opposition in the November ballot and so will be heading to Washington DC in January. Congressman Stephen Lynch, who represents the central and eastern parts of town, defeated two challengers […]

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Our editorial stand

| August 16, 2018

Keeping it local, keeping it real – Forget the sleepy summer of 2018 in Milton. Keeping track of all that is going on in Milton at this point in time takes work and dedication. This is where the staff of the Milton Times works hard each day and week to make being in the know […]

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