Final call for Steven Lapierre

Suspended from two ladder firetrucks in radiant late spring sunlight, a giant American flag flapped in the breeze on Saturday afternoon. Below it, a cadre of first responders from across the state and beyond stood in formation, saluting the convoy …  Read more

(Photo by Michaela Halnon)

Women at work

A sea of moss green T-shirts surrounded Dick Shasteen last Thursday. Shasteen, construction chairman of Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity, surveyed his crowd of volunteers at the ready. “Who’s willing to go up on the roof?” he asked, nodding as a …  Read more

(Photo by Courtney Lamdin)

Virtually anywhere

Last week, hundreds of Milton High School students traveled to Egypt, Peru and Nigeria – all without leaving their seats. The adventure was made possible with Google Cardboard, a simplistic virtual reality set brought by the tech company’s Expeditions team …  Read more

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A night to remember

In a room full of glitter, stars and sequins, more than 200 people danced the night away at the inaugural Prom for Grown-Ups, the first-ever dance party fundraiser hosted by the Milton Independent and Milton Community Youth Coalition on April …  Read more

(Photo by Harjit Dhaliwal)

‘Shear’ joy

Cornerstone Community Church pastor Paul Somerville told his parishioners, “If God gives you an idea, you need to step out and do it.” Pat Gaboriault took that to heart, and more than 85 people are the better for it. Spurred …  Read more

(Photo by Abby Ledoux)

Outside the lines

A table full of coloring pages and Crayola pencils wouldn’t normally look out of place in a room full of Milton Public Library patrons. But on the evening of March 9, there are no children here. For 90 minutes every month, …  Read more

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