Jeremy and Rae Couillard sank onto the couch last Friday in the new house they’re working to make a home again. On July 26, an electrical fire sparked in the garage, setting fire to their house at 82 Overlake Dr., …  Read more

Georgia sets tax rate

Georgia’s 2016-2017 tax rate is down about a third of a cent from last year despite the town adding an extra $100,000 for legal fees. The selectboard set the town tax rate at $0.2745 at its Aug. 8 meeting, a …  Read more

‘Close to home’

Milton fire and rescue crews responded to a structure fire on Overlake Drive on Tuesday afternoon, the home of one of their own. Milton firefighter Jeremy Couillard and his wife, Rae, who serves on the Milton School Board, were not …  Read more

Board rules on fire dept. saga

Three months after six Georgia firefighters were terminated, the selectboard has upheld the dismissal of two and reinstated the remaining four, a June 2 decision reads. Former GFD chief Chris Gonyeau, who has 25 years or service, and 16-year member …  Read more

GFD appeals conclude

Living across the street from Georgia Fire Chief Keith Baker, Jordan Valyou learned about the fire service just from proximity. When he was old enough to join the department, he did just that. Years later, Valyou was positioned across from …  Read more

Firefighter appeals lumber on

Allegations of sexual harassment, unsafe working conditions and retaliation were leveled against Georgia Fire Department leadership last Tuesday at the fourth continuation of hearings before the selectboard, as six former firefighters appealed their March 8 dismissals. The town maintains those …  Read more

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