TIF vote set for November 14

On November 14, Milton residents have an opportunity to chart the town’s economic development potential, increase safety and improve aesthetics in the town core. At least that’s how town manager Don Turner sees the upcoming Nov. 14 special ballot. The …  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

New neighborhood sited in Georgia

A new residential development may be built alongside Georgia’s main thoroughfare, pending state approval. Timothy Reed of Fairfield is seeking an Act 250 permit for a 16-lot, 19-unit subdivision on the west side of Route 7, a quarter mile north …  Read more

‘We are at a crucial point’

The colloquial definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. That’s how Planning Commission Chairwoman Lori Donna describes Milton’s approach to zoning in the town core: Residents want commercial, but bylaws allow for …  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

GMP removes utility poles

It’s been almost two years since Green Mountain Power installed new utility poles along Route 7, and now the older, shorter ones are finally coming down. GMP crews have been pulling up poles from Ritchie Avenue to West Milton Road …  Read more

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