Georgia's lakefront, including off Bingham Shore Road, bloomed with toxic algae on Wednesday, Aug. 20. (Photo by Emerson Lynn)

Muddy waters

On a Monday visit to Georgia Beach, the sun shimmered upon Lake Champlain. A boat eased off the dock, and waves lapped softly on the shore. You might never know there were toxins in these waters as recently as last …  Read more


Star search

Are you a good judge of character? Well connected? Have a little free time? You might be the perfect candidate for Milton’s newest committee, tasked with finding community champions for a new awards ceremony. The town seeks three individuals to …  Read more

(Photo courtesy of Kym Duchesneau)

Campers clean up

A summer camp guest speaker found an opportunity to practice what he preaches about recycling in Milton this month. John Powell, school and outreach coordinator for Chittenden Solid Waste District, has visited the full-day Milton Recreation Summer Camp once a …  Read more


Zoning passes muster

As expected, the Milton Selectboard unanimously passed the latest round of zoning regulation changes on Monday night. They become effective on August 25. The zoning amendments are the result of the planning commission’s yearlong review process, which changed several sections …  Read more

Two "no smoking" signs were installed at Georgia Beach two weeks ago. (Photo by Abby Ledoux)

Beach bans

Visitors to Georgia Beach may have noticed new regulatory signs there this week. Last Monday, the selectboard unanimously adopted two ordinances officially banning smoking and dogs at the beach. Town Administrator Mike McCarthy drafted the rules, which will become effective …  Read more

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