Dogs to be euthanized after mauling

Milton’s Selectboard has ordered the two rottweilers who mauled a 69-year-old woman earlier this month be euthanized. The decision came after a public hearing Monday night, during which relatives described the wounds inflicted by Scooter and Clarence, two 110-plus-pound dogs …  Read more

Something old, something new

A local wedding shop is, perhaps, the best place a bride has at finding something old, new, borrowed and blue – all under one roof. At Debbie Wells’ shop, 200-year-old vintage dresses hang next to glamorous designer dresses fresh off the …  Read more

Georgia pursues town forest

On a soggy summer morning, a black Lab named Tiberius bounded beneath the lush canopy of a trailhead that leads to a 177-acre wood. This wasn’t Narnia – it’s property on Silver Lake Road, a remote area on the Georgia/Fairfax …  Read more

Board rules on fire dept. saga

Three months after six Georgia firefighters were terminated, the selectboard has upheld the dismissal of two and reinstated the remaining four, a June 2 decision reads. Former GFD chief Chris Gonyeau, who has 25 years or service, and 16-year member …  Read more

Saluting the heroes’ heroes

A shower of flower petals carried by a warm wind rained upon spectators at Milton’s Memorial Day celebration, a confetti-like covering that contrasted with the day’s somber occasion. Miltonians gathered at the town offices Monday to remember those fallen in …  Read more

GFD appeals conclude

Living across the street from Georgia Fire Chief Keith Baker, Jordan Valyou learned about the fire service just from proximity. When he was old enough to join the department, he did just that. Years later, Valyou was positioned across from …  Read more

Milton seeks CFO

After months of sorting out accounting confusion, the town of Milton is advertising for a highly qualified finance director to oversee the department. The position has been vacant since November, when Joanne Davis left the post; town treasurer John Gifford …  Read more

ZBA approves Harrison quarry

The third time’s a charm for Georgia businessman Jim Harrison, who finally got the town zoning board of adjustment’s go-ahead last month to build and operate a quarry next to his concrete batching plant off Route 104A after two previous …  Read more

Firefighter appeals lumber on

Allegations of sexual harassment, unsafe working conditions and retaliation were leveled against Georgia Fire Department leadership last Tuesday at the fourth continuation of hearings before the selectboard, as six former firefighters appealed their March 8 dismissals. The town maintains those …  Read more

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