ANR targets McRae

The longtime owner of a Milton towing company is going to court to prove he’s not running a salvage yard. The Agency of Natural Resources served George McRae, 35-year operator of McRae Auto Service & Towing at 28 Middle Rd., …  Read more

MTSD to assess buildings

The school district’s $9.7 million renovation bond failed by the largest margin on Town Meeting Day, and its facilities aren’t getting any newer. That’s why the Milton School Board is forming a wider Building Committee this year – to address …  Read more

Higher fees pass

Milton’s Selectboard approved new fee structures this month that will increase town revenues. Fire/Rescue Chief Don Turner proposed two rate changes for his departments, and the board approved both, with a small edit. Now effective, the town will bill homeowners’ …  Read more

Lake org. targets SVC runoff

Following a yearlong stormwater mapping project in Georgia and five other Franklin County towns, the Friends of Northern Lake Champlain recently announced it received another state grant to take on runoff issues. Nearly $80,000 from the Agency of Natural Resources’ …  Read more

Going up?

A set of proposals in front of the Selectboard next month would increase town revenues by between $20,000 and $60,000 if all goes as planned. Three of the four fee changes are for the fire and rescue departments; the other …  Read more

Towns address sewer, transit

For the first time in a long time, Milton and Colchester’s selectboards met jointly last week to begin a potentially long process in making improvements to benefit both towns. The main topic of discussion at the May 20 meeting, and …  Read more

Dollar General OK’d in Georgia

Despite a vocal group against the project, the Georgia Planning Commission voted 5-1 to give the go-ahead to a Dollar General store in the downtown district. The decision was signed during the group’s April 23 meeting. Planning Commissioner Geoff Sweeney …  Read more

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