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Milton's stadium field has now been deemed safe for fall athletes' play, a completely reversed stance taken by the school district this week. (Photo by Courtney Lamdin)

District 180s on field

After three meetings of tough questioning by taxpayers, the district now plans to accommodate all fall sports on the high school campus, Superintendent John Barone told the school board on Monday. “We’ve got to put this to a rest, because …  Read more


Board hires new AD

Michael Jabour will serve as the district’s new athletic director, the school board voted 4-1 on Monday. According to district paperwork, Jabour was most recently assistant AD at Woodstock Union High School for the last two years. There, he also …  Read more

Incoming MHS seniors Taylor Wensley (left) and Joshua Hetrick traded summer vacation for the Husky Summer Institute, an eight-week pre-apprenticeship program meant to introduce students to the world of advanced manufacturing. (Photo by Abby Ledoux)

Summer School

As summer vacation winds down, most students are gearing up to return to school, but Milton High School incoming seniors Joshua Hetrick and Taylor Wensley never really left the classroom. Two of nine students accepted to the Husky Summer Institute …  Read more

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Hiram Paradee, 84, of St. Albans, shows off his second place trophy from the 2014 World Series of Horseshoes. (Photo by Joel Lehman)

Horseshoe wizard

With hands caked in wet clay and his Red Sox hat slightly askew, Hiram Paradee bends at the knee and launches a horseshoe at a metal stake 30 feet away. On most Monday and Tuesday nights during the summer, Paradee …  Read more


Running free

While the last two years saw rainfall during Milton’s Freedom 5K, this year’s race was held under hot, cloudless skies on Saturday, June 28. Notwithstanding the conditions, a field of 110 runners and walkers completed the 12th edition of this …  Read more

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Rachel Lavallee
Grade 11
Age 17

Rachel Lavallee

Service Learning Coordinator Lynne Manley chose Rachel for this honor because her service project, working with the middle school drama group, was a direct extension of Rachel’s passion for theater. Q: How do you serve the community? A: I love …  Read more

Jonessa Rock
Grade 10
Age 15

Jonessa Rock

Lynne Manley, MHS service learning coordinator, picked Jonessa for her work with Milton’s Recreation Department. “Jonessa has been a wonderful help over the past year with Milton’s 250th Birthday Celebration, National Night Out, Pumpkins in the Park, Winter Festival, Babysitter …  Read more

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