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Redefining choice

It’s no secret what two words will make most Georgia residents’ ears perk up: school choice. But school board and community members charged with studying Franklin West Supervisory Union’s future under the landmark education reform law Act 46 are looking …  Read more

L to R: New principals Bridget Gagne, Mary Fitzgerald and Becky Day pose for a photo outside Milton Elementary and Middle School. (Photo by Courtney Lamdin)

New admin team in place

A whole new leadership team will greet kids entering Milton Elementary and Middle School next week. Three all-new principals were just hired for the lower grade levels. Mary Fitzgerald was named pre-K-2 principal, Bridget Gagne the interim 3-5 principal and …  Read more

reporter Michaela Halnon practices casting a line with fly fishing guide Mark Wilde. (Photo by Kaylee Sullivan)

Try-Town: Casting call

Editor’s note: This is the second installment of our “Try Town” series, in which Milton Independent, Essex Reporter and Colchester Sun reporters try activities available in our communities. Submit your suggestions to news@miltonindependent.com. It was a bad day for fly fishing. …  Read more

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