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As the coronavirus pandemic threatens public health and the U.S. economy, more people are working from home on a regular basis. The move follows social distancing guidelines as an attempt to slow the outbreak, but keeping scattered workforces connected and productive can be challenging for m…

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Milton Elementary School’s first-grade team submitted this month’s student stepping up, featuring a child from each of their classes that they felt has gone above and beyond. Here’s what they had to say about Griffin! Look for more to come throughout the week.

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Zooming with friends and family has become a popular way to be mentally active while staying home and keeping healthy. Now you can “Zoom a Scientist” courtesy of the University of Vermont Extension Lake Champlain Sea Grant education team.

The ice is out! As of 8:43:25 p.m. Monday night, the ice on Curran's Pond has gone out, making Kiersten Bradley the winner of the Milton Ice-Out. Her winning guess was March 30 at 7:19 p.m.

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Milton Elementary School’s first-grade team submitted this month’s student stepping up, featuring a child from each of their classes that they felt has gone above and beyond. Here’s what they had to say about Aubrey! Look for more to come throughout the week.

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Milton Elementary School’s first-grade team submitted this month’s student stepping up, featuring a child from each of their classes that they felt has gone above and beyond. Here’s what they had to say about Skylar. Look for more to come throughout the week.

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For many of us staying home means doing a lot more cooking at home, which can be a daunting when you’re also trying to work and manage kids home from school.

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While COVID-19 has many of us at home indoors these days, spring has not been cancelled—the birds are chirping, green things are sprouting and a few Miltonians are determined to enjoy the season and the Easter holiday.

Hannaford Supermarkets is donating $25,000 to the Vermont Food Bank as part of a broader to donate $250,000 to food shelves in New England and New York,

Milton Elementary School (MES) celebrated one third of their motto—”be kind”—with a day of games and snow festivities before winter break.

Perrin is an active member of Milton Middle School. Perrin takes the time to go out of the way to make Milton a better place. As a member of Middle Middle School, Perrin has served on the student council for both 6th and 7th grade. She is a member of Band and Stage band. She also has served …

If you’re confused about the role fat should play in your daily food consumption, you’re not alone. Decades ago, fats were considered the leading culprit in increasing obesity levels and diets began trending toward low-fat or no-fat. However, fats are a necessary part of a healthy diet. The …

The FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) is an annual competition in which teams of students in grades 7-12 design, construct, program, and test their own robot. The specifics of the competition change from year to year: this year’s competition involved collecting and stacking large bricks to build a …

As you know, the coronavirus has become a major health concern, not just in China, but in other parts of the world, too – and it’s also shaken up the financial markets. As an individual investor, how concerned should you be?

It was a busy week leading up to winter break at Milton Middle School (MMS). On Wednesday, February 19, 120 middle school students presented the musical, Mary Poppins. It was a packed house and well received by the Milton community!

Milton Middle School (MMS) ended last week with their second annual staff vs. student basketball game, won by students. The half-time show consisted of a teacher lip sync battle. Team Sterling won the lip sync battle and topped the MMS Spirit Week point total—they are the keepers of the Spir…

Milton High School (MHS) teachers Maryann Carlson and Allie Vega were awarded the Rowland Fellowship for the 2020-21 school year after writing a proposal in support of the development of an anti-racist culture at MHS.

Local 4-H’ers from Chittenden and Franklin Counties competed in the annual Chittenden County 4-H Invitational Horse Quiz Bowl, Feb. 20. Miltonians who placed in the competition Junior Division, ages 12 to 13, included Haileigh Demers in first place, Allie Hoffman in third place and Kiera New…

United Way of Northwest Vermont’s mobile-friendly Volunteer Connection connects you to hundreds of local volunteer needs. Search by age, date, county, interests or causes that are important to you. Stay connected to community needs. Go to https://unitedwaynwvt.galaxydigital.com/.

Debbie St. Amand submitted this photo she took of the moon as seen from Milton on Feb. 8.

If you own a business, you know that setting up a retirement plan for yourself and your employees can be challenging. But it may now be getting easier.

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Milton Rescue celebrated 54 years of service at the 2020 Awards Recognition Banquet on Jan. 25. Nearly 60 members and guests, including volunteers, per-diem and full-time employees, gathered at the Hilton in Burlington to honor stellar members of our family.

Alert Milton residents may be noticing hearts appearing around town.

If you’ve ever heard the term “Pulmonary Rehab,” you may have wondered what it is, and whether it’s appropriate for you or someone you love. Pulmonary Rehab is a program designed with education and exercise to help you manage your breathing, increase your energy and decrease your shortness o…

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In selecting Paige as a Student Stepping Up, her teachers at Milton Middle School said: “Paige is a role model who does not hesitate to help others.”

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In nominating Aaliyah as a Student Stepping Up, teachers at Milton Middle School said, “Aaliyah can be defined as a quiet leader, she does not need to be loud to make a strong, positive impact.”

FRANKLIN COUNTY — New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) is now accepting Nursing Scholarship applications for 2020. Three scholarships of $3,000 each are awarded each year to applicants who qualify.

Do you have a lucky number? Is it between one and 100? The Colchester-Milton Rotary Club is hosting their seventh annual Calcutta fundraiser on Feb. 8 at the Hampton Inn in Colchester. The night will include a silent auction and a chance to win big. Tickets cost $150 and include one ball in …

The Humane Society of Chittenden County is asking for donations of new and like-new purses, clutches and handbags for its annual Purrrses for Paws event.

Some people are excited for the New Year, celebrating with parties, countdowns to midnight, and resolutions. Others dread the day, feeling melancholy and even loss.

Castleton UniversityCooper Bushey graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education.

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The Milton Middle School has nominated Aundrea Nunez of Team Equinox as a Student Stepping Up.

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The Milton Middle School nominated the following students from Team Equinox as Students Stepping Up.

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Milton High School senior Katrina “Kat” Adams was nominated as Student Stepping Up by math teacher Sara Meigs, who wrote:

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Milton High School sophomore Gabe Griffin was nominated as a Student Stepping Up by Service Learning and Internship Coordinator Angela King. King wrote: