Plaza perks up

Route 7 travelers may have noticed some changes at the Milton Square Plaza this month. Besides getting a facelift to match the anchor Hannaford supermarket, the northern arm of Milton’s shopping center has a new tenant in Family Dollar with …  Read more

Georgia resolves Rhodes case

Georgia’s Selectboard unanimously voted to pay John Rhodes his court-awarded damages and attorney fees at its meeting Monday night, resolving the decade-plus land use lawsuit. Last month, a judge awarded Rhodes $232,800 in damages after finding the town prevented him …  Read more

You can grow your own way

Forget James and the Giant Peach — in Milton, it’s Brent and the Giant Pumpkin. Last year, local Brent Towne took his green thumb to his backyard and grew a prize-winning 1,290-pound pumpkin big enough to carry Cinderella to the …  Read more

Milton man found with meth

A Milton man crashed his car into a South Burlington business on Sunday night and was found in possession of methamphetamines, police said. A neighbor to South Burlington’s EDGE fitness center at 75 Eastwood Dr. called police after hearing the …  Read more

A striking difference

Milton Community Band’s summer season will start with a literal bang, once its percussion section gains a set of crash cymbals. The Colchester-Milton Rotary awarded the band a $500 grant last month, which it will use to purchase the 17-inch …  Read more

IBM: What’s at stake?

IBM, the largest single private employer in Vermont, is putting its semi-conductor business up for sale, according to reports in the financial press. Frank Cioffi, president of the Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation, however, is hopeful if the Essex facility sells, …  Read more

Milton adds to drug take-back total

Milton residents helped the local police department remove 126 pounds of unwanted or expired prescription medications on Saturday, April 26 as part of the national Drug Take-Back Day. The eighth annual event, organized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, asks …  Read more

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