No decision yet for Sawyer project

The selectboard has yet to issue a decision for a local developer’s project that conflicts with temporary zoning rules. Billy Sawyer’s five-building proposal, which includes three residential structures, triggered an extra review at the selectboard this month since the town’s …  Read more

Board mulls PUD approval

Another developer has sought approval for a project barred under temporary zoning in Milton. Billy Sawyer, a local residential and commercial builder, is now the second to ask the selectboard for conditional use approval for his mixed use planned unit …  Read more

Flood ready

When Vermonters think of flooding, many remember Irene. The 2011 tropical storm’s devastating heavy rain and wind swept away homes and businesses and killed six people in Vermont’s worst natural disaster since 1927. Though northwestern towns like Georgia saw more …  Read more

‘It’s Milton’s time’

How does a town create a sense of place? That’s one major question Milton seeks to answer through a new initiative to define its downtown through sidewalk and streetscaping improvements. The town just launched the Milton 4D Project: Defining Downtown …  Read more

Interim zoning a go

Milton’s Selectboard approved a measure Monday night that halts development of multifamily housing in downtown districts and storage units townwide for up to two years while officials retool zoning. The goal is accomplished via interim zoning, a statutorily bestowed power …  Read more

Board mulls interim zoning

Milton’s Selectboard took comments for nearly two hours Monday night on a proposal that would temporarily halt certain types of development in downtown districts. The board hosted a public hearing on the Planning Commission’s push for interim zoning, which would …  Read more

Senior apts.leasing soon

Developers of a brand-new senior housing facility will begin taking rental applications early this year. Haydenberry Commons will be a 34-unit, three-story complex when it officially opens this summer, owner/developer David Shenk said, adding “but we’re taking interest today.” The …  Read more

Subdividing for Stannard

The gung-ho group that’s aiming to save a Civil War general’s home on Route 7 in Milton may have found another front to defend. The General Stannard House Committee is working up plans to subdivide the old farmhouse from its …  Read more

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