When my mother-in-law declared herself an ardent fan of “Game of Thrones” last week, I knew the science-fiction/fantasy genre had truly reached a tipping point. Once relegated to Trekkie conferences and comic book stores, imaginary lands and futuristic technologies have … Read more
Once upon a time, there was a leader who could not lead. He won a share of the Nobel Peace Prize for promising peace in the Middle East, but could not deliver on that promise because doing so would have … Read more
Milton Rescue extends a big thank you to our local community for coming out and enjoying the second annual Milton Rescue Health & Safety Fair and Milton Police Bicycle Rodeo! The sun smiled on us this year as more than … Read more
A few points to ponder. Does a bigger school budget mean the kids are getting a better education? Can taxpayers afford to keep seeing these big increases? Have any of our salaries increased that much? What about senior citizens on … Read more
Submitted by JOHN BARTLETT, Milton Selectboard I am writing this early Friday morning. It has been less than five days since our Selectboard meeting on Monday night, but it seems much longer based on the uproarious negative reaction to our … Read more
The morning of May 2 was the 45th anniversary of Green Up Day in Vermont. What a day! Three hundred ninety-six Milton residents kept the tradition alive by rolling up their sleeves to clean up Milton’s roadsides. We owe thanks … 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 MHS ranked third in Vermont U.S. News & World Report recently ranked … Read more
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