(Photo by Courtney Lamdin)

Signs spruce up town complex

The town of Milton continued its municipal complex beautification project on Friday with the installation of four new wayfinding signs. The signs – demarcating the fire, rescue and police stations, Bombardier Park East and the municipal complex entrance across from …  Read more


Fun pays off

The Milton Independent is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Monster Mile netted $1,500 for our charity, the Milton Community Youth Coalition’s Milton Mentors program. The mile, a Halloween-costumed fun run, was staged at Oliver Seed on Sunset Avenue on …  Read more

David White, Billy Sawyer's development adviser, explains why the selectboard should approve his client's project despite a ban on multifamily housing downtown. (Photo by Courtney Lamdin)

Board mulls PUD approval

Another developer has sought approval for a project barred under temporary zoning in Milton. Billy Sawyer, a local residential and commercial builder, is now the second to ask the selectboard for conditional use approval for his mixed use planned unit …  Read more

Georgia's Deer Brook, pictured above, has a buffer to protect against flooding. The town is exploring other mitigation techniques to incorporate into its town plan. (File photo by Abby Ledoux)

Flood ready

When Vermonters think of flooding, many remember Irene. The 2011 tropical storm’s devastating heavy rain and wind swept away homes and businesses and killed six people in Vermont’s worst natural disaster since 1927. Though northwestern towns like Georgia saw more …  Read more

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