Five female members of Milton's Town Manager Search Committee were appointed on April 6. Pictured here, L to R: Rose Marie Ryea, Jessica Groeling and Terri Sabens. (Photo by Courtney Lamdin)

Committee diversifies

Five women have now joined the seven men named to serve on the town of Milton’s Town Manager Search Committee, rounding out the previously all-male taskforce that hopes to find a new leader by June 1. The selectboard approved membership …  Read more

(Photo by Courtney Lamdin)

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

(Photo illustration by Courtney Lamdin & Abby Ledoux)

A pop of color

It’s been a long winter, and Vermonters are ready for signs of spring. Soon, Miltonians will need not look much farther than the town offices, where six beds of perennials are planned, management fellow Ann Janda said. The town will …  Read more

Planning commissioners (L to R) Tony Micklus, Henry Bonges and Lori Donna are pictured at the Monday, March 16 selectboard public hearing on interim zoning. (Photo by Courtney Lamdin)

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

Visitors to the Deer Brook natural area are pictured at the trails' opening last summer. The selectboard and conservation commission are discussing where to locate a new parking lot to provide access to the popular destination. (File photo by Abby Ledoux)

‘Let’s get it done’

Georgia Conservation Commission and selectboard members cleared the air on Monday night following a heated Town Meeting Day discussion over a parking lot. “I didn’t want a public shaming,” Conservation Commission Chairman Rob Meader said of Town Meeting. “I didn’t …  Read more

Georgia's Selectboard reorganizes after Town Meeting Day. (Photo by Abby Ledoux)

Georgia boards reorganize

Following Town Meeting Day, the Georgia selectboard and school board both held reorganizational meetings on March 9 and 10 to appoint members to leadership positions. The status quo largely remained for both boards. School Board Chairman Carl Laroe was reappointed, …  Read more

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