The Milton Family Community Center’s school supplies program is one of the many amazing programs at MFCC. This program was a lifesaver for my family because we have very little money to be able to get supplies for school. My … Read more
Poacher’s Son / Paul Doiron Like Archer Mayor? Then you’ll enjoy Paul Doiron, who has created an unforgettable lead in Maine game warden Mike Bowditch. After his difficult father is accused of murder, Mike attempts to clear his name, a … Read more
The Town of Milton Recreation Department would like to thank all who attended our Let’s Go Fishing event on Saturday, June 6 at the Milton municipal building. A very special thank you to those who made this event possible with … Read more
To the members of the Milton Community, I would like to take this opportunity to share some exciting news and events happening across the Milton Town School District: Celebrations and Accomplishments Congratulations to the MHS Class of 2015! This year, Milton … Read more
It’s not everywhere that you can be scolded in print for advocating competence on the public payroll. And it’s nice to know that I’m not the only fiction writer in town. Steve Delaney Milton
The Town of Milton Recreation Department would like to thank all who attended our Tennis & Pickleball Play Day on Saturday, May 30 at Bombardier Park. A very special thank-you to those who made this event possible with donations, assistance … Read more
I cannot discern whether my fellow townsman Steve Delaney does not like social media, or whether he doesn’t like social media which espouses a different view than his own, as expressed in his letter “Missed opportunity to lead,” in last … Read more
It amazes me how much misinformation is out there regarding previous town managers, previous selectboard members, the present selectboard and the actions they took while working on behalf of our town. Has anyone had a reality check? It’s all on … Read more
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