Georgia on my mind

Community celebrates historian emeritus By the size of the crowd amassed at Georgia Public Library last Wednesday evening, you’d think a celebrity came to town. In a way, one did. Peter Mallett, Georgia’s 93-year-old historian emeritus, was at the center …  Read more

New duo leads MMS

Milton Middle School has two new leaders at its helm who say they’re ready to see their vision through. On July 1, 15-year Highgate Elementary School teacher Brandy Brown and eight-year Milton educator Megan Smith began their new roles as …  Read more

Georgia sets tax rate

Georgia’s Selectboard set the town tax rate at $0.2750 on Monday night, a 1.8 percent increase over last year. The municipal portion accounts for about $10 of homeowners’ tax increase in 2017-2018, treasurer Amber Baker said. Added to the school’s …  Read more

Messages from Montpelier

Week of July 27 By SEN. CAROLYN BRANAGAN (R-Franklin County) Late last week, economist Steve Kavet confirmed before the state legislative Joint Fiscal Committee that revenue for fiscal year 2017 did not meet expectations. Regular readers will remember the fiscal year …  Read more

Discord defines board meeting

Community demands cultural competency Tensions flared at Milton’s School Board meeting Monday night, as constituents again lobbed criticism that cultural competency is amiss in the district. Residents, teachers and parents poured into the Milton Elementary and Middle School library for …  Read more

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