Letter: MAG gets new leadership

The Milton Artists’ Guild is proud to announce our newly elected 2015/2016 Leadership Committee. Please help us in congratulating the following members for their service and dedication: President: Gisela Alpert, 355-6583 or vtsnowgise@gmail.com Vice-President: Tina Lesperance, 578-1600 or castlegarden_vt@yahoo.com Secretary: …  Read more

Messages from Montpelier

By REP. CAROLYN BRANAGAN Franklin-1, Georgia As part of Monday’s Joint Fiscal Committee meeting, legislative members heard from Tom Kavet, the economist who works for the legislature. As always, he’d prepared a thorough revenue forecast for the coming months and …  Read more

No vacancy for invasives

Saws hacked and tree limbs cracked as a group of energetic volunteers tackled a sturdy buckthorn, ripping it from the ground. “We’re trying to make sure we get the right trees back in cycle,” explained Chris Boget, director of the …  Read more

Police ID fraud suspects

Sometimes, asking for help works. Milton police made two arrests this week following an investigation into credit card fraud after Detective Frank Scalise sought the public’s help identifying two women caught using stolen cards on camera. Police cited Kylee Dubuque, …  Read more

All access

A troubled trail plagued with mud leading to Milton’s Town Forest will soon be accessible to everyone – if a new permitting fee doesn’t threaten the project. A nearly $50,000 grant received this month from Vermont Forests, Parks and Recreation’s Recreational …  Read more

Free ‘Night Out’ planned

Face painting, lawn games and dancing – all for free? You’ll find this at Milton’s sixth annual National Night Out, held Tuesday, Aug. 4 in solidarity with programs in all 50 states that build police-community partnerships. At National Night Out, …  Read more

Motorcyclist dies in Georgia crash

By MESSENGER STAFF A Quebec man was killed in a motorcycle accident last Saturday in Georgia. According to Vermont State Police, Hector Messier, 71, of Frelighsburg, Quebec, was leading a group of eight motorcyclists south on Georgia Shore Road around …  Read more

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