Category Archive: Budget / Taxes

Luella Snyder, A Celebration of Life

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Long time Milton resident, Luella Snyder, recently passed away, and her absence is felt as a stunning loss to those who love her. She leaves huge shoes to fill, for such a tiny… Continue reading

“…and for THAT reason, Im out.”

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ARTICLE 7 To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of Fourteen Thousand One Hundred Fifty-Nine Dollars ($14,159.00) to fund a proposed step plan/pay plan for the employees… Continue reading

Does an elected official have the moral authority to write his own paycheck?

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Unfortunately, as a Budget Committee member, I think we as a committee have dropped the ball in not addressing this issue head on, NOT as a policy or legal issue, but as a… Continue reading

How To: our School Deliberative Session

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It never fails that every year immediately after the annual deliberative sessions, the complaining and whining begin from those who somehow have managed to miss every post, every article and meeting notice. Here… Continue reading

By The Numbers: Milton School Budget Special Education

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It’s that time of year when the Milton School Board continues to meet, working on the budget for the upcoming year. It’s also the time we begin to see comment and complaint that… Continue reading

Milton SB Hires Cost Effective 2017-2018 SAU Staff

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While the Milton School Board meeting last Wednesday night concluded in record time, there was a good deal of positive news made public to Milton residents. The School District released the announcement it… Continue reading

Your School Board wants Math Help

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There is at least a month of summer remaining for Milton’s students, and while you are probably unconcerned about the subject of math, our Milton School Board is waist high in numbers. They… Continue reading

By The Numbers [May]

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There were 3 items within the May 2016 Town Of Milton Expenditure Report that invited queries from the attending Budget Committee members. “Town Administration” Line Item 01-4130-395 Professional Services “Town Clerk/Tax Collector” Line… Continue reading

The School/SAU Corner

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I’m overdue to report on what’s been happening in our School Board (SB) and SAU bi-weekly meetings. The short answer is, we are in a pickle. Or if you prefer, a jam. Pick… Continue reading

The School/SAU Corner

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I’ve embarked on the effort to find out what is in store for Milton for our schools and the SAU, now that Wakefield has officially approved withdrawing from SAU 64, which it has… Continue reading

Pull Up A Chair (at a School Board Meeting)

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I went to my first Milton School Board meeting last Wednesday. It was called to order promptly at 6 p.m. and I left at 8:30 with two and a half hours of insights… Continue reading

Separate, yet Unequal

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There is a separate and unequal atmosphere in Milton that prevails in the differing attitudes among voters surrounding the warrant articles  on the Town appearing on the Town ballot and those of the… Continue reading