Georgia's lakefront, including off Bingham Shore Road, bloomed with toxic algae on Wednesday, Aug. 20. (Photo by Emerson Lynn)

Muddy waters

On a Monday visit to Georgia Beach, the sun shimmered upon Lake Champlain. A boat eased off the dock, and waves lapped softly on the shore. You might never know there were toxins in these waters as recently as last …  Read more

FairPoint workers picket near the Milton garage on Thursday, Aug. 21. (Photo by Debbie Hathaway)

FairPoint union holds picket

Editor’s note: Since this story went to press on Tuesday, Aug. 26, FairPoint has decided to implement its last proposed contract “because it sees no likelihood of agreement given the union’s bargaining position,” it announced on Thursday. Today, the unions …  Read more


Star search

Are you a good judge of character? Well connected? Have a little free time? You might be the perfect candidate for Milton’s newest committee, tasked with finding community champions for a new awards ceremony. The town seeks three individuals to …  Read more

Milton's stadium field has now been deemed safe for fall athletes' play, a completely reversed stance taken by the school district this week. (Photo by Courtney Lamdin)

District 180s on field

After three meetings of tough questioning by taxpayers, the district now plans to accommodate all fall sports on the high school campus, Superintendent John Barone told the school board on Monday. “We’ve got to put this to a rest, because …  Read more


Board hires new AD

Michael Jabour will serve as the district’s new athletic director, the school board voted 4-1 on Monday. According to district paperwork, Jabour was most recently assistant AD at Woodstock Union High School for the last two years. There, he also …  Read more

Incoming MHS seniors Taylor Wensley (left) and Joshua Hetrick traded summer vacation for the Husky Summer Institute, an eight-week pre-apprenticeship program meant to introduce students to the world of advanced manufacturing. (Photo by Abby Ledoux)

Summer School

As summer vacation winds down, most students are gearing up to return to school, but Milton High School incoming seniors Joshua Hetrick and Taylor Wensley never really left the classroom. Two of nine students accepted to the Husky Summer Institute …  Read more

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