Workers from Milton's FairPoint garage at Catamount Industrial Park form a picket line in strike. (Photo by Harjit Dhaliwal)

FairPoint workers strike

A picket line officially formed outside the Milton FairPoint garage at Catamount Industrial Park on Friday morning, in conjunction with a nationwide strike that began at midnight. Nearly 2,000 FairPoint Communications employees in Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire went on …  Read more


Houghton to resign post

Milton School Board Vice-Chairman Eric Houghton will resign his seat halfway through its term on Town Meeting Day, he announced at Monday’s meeting. Houghton, who was elected to a two-year spot this March, said his professional and family life come …  Read more

Milton Farm-to-School Educator Brooke Gannon serves up turmeric roasted and au gratin cauliflower during a taste test on Tuesday, Oct. 14.  (Photo by Courtney Lamdin)

New flavors tempt taste buds

You wouldn’t think a colorless vegetable would be popular in a school cafeteria, but Milton School District’s Food Service Program dressed up cauliflower in new ways on Tuesday. The district started monthly Taste Test Tuesdays, and the cruciferous vegetable was …  Read more

The Vermont Air National Guard recently dedicated each of its 23 F-16Cs to towns with the highest number of airmen. Above, Georgia town officials pose with the "Spirit of Georgia" aircraft and 12 Guardsmen in the unit. Back row, left to right: John Rowley, Technical Sgt. Dan DiPietro, Senior Airman Alexander Byrne, Master Sgt. Tammi Lemay, Master Sgt. Joseph Rounds, Master Sgt. Gertrude Lowry, Master Sgt. Scott Randal, Mike McCarthy. Front row, left to right: Chief Master Sgt. Randy Epply, Senior Master Sgt. Chris Poulin, Master Sgt. Chris Lawrence, Senior Master Sgt. Dennis Mercier, Senio Master Sgt. Reginald Lowry, Master Sgt. Donald Dubie. (Photo courtesy of VTANG)

Aiming high

The town of Georgia can now count among its namesakes a Vermont Air National Guard fighter jet. Aircraft 365 was named the “Spirit of Georgia” by the 158th Fighter Wing, which recently dedicated each of its 23 F-16Cs to Vermont …  Read more

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