Public schools are a reflection of their communities. Milton can be very proud of how its students reflect the strengths of the community as they are honored for achievements at state science and math fairs, excel in the performing arts … Read more
Picture Milton as a patchwork quilt. Each patch represents a different need for our community members: food, shelter, clothing, access to resources and social/emotional stability. These needs are met with community gardens and meals, support groups, clothing drives and mentorship, … Read more
Happy Spring! The Milton Recreation Department would like to thank all who attended the annual Egg Hunt in Bombardier Park West on Saturday, April 15 – what a beautiful day! It was a joy to see such a HUGE crowd … Read more
Thank you to all who sent cards and well wishes in celebration of our 60th wedding anniversary. Roy & Wanda Tinker Milton
Attention, everyone: Saturday, May 6 is Green Up Day! This year marks the 47th anniversary of this unique Vermont tradition. Green Up Day is about people of all ages and from all walks of life joining together in community spirit … Read more
To our dear friends & families of Milton Thank you for your love, prayers, support and kind hospitality in our time of grief. The beautiful celebration of our beloved Nina’s life was very comforting. You have blessed us in abundance. … Read more
I would like to share that a truly inspiring event occurred this last Friday and Saturday when the students of Milton High School and the senior parents presented their Spirit Night performances, and it was broadcast live over the internet … Read more
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