• Massachusetts Apr 17

    Mass. Officer Faces Criminal Charges in Racist Rant, Home Dispute

    A white Massachusetts police officer who authorities say assaulted her husband and threatened her son’s Black friend in a heated dispute over the Black Lives Matter movement is now facing criminal charges. The Boston Globe reported a district court clerk magistrate ruled Thursday there’s probable cause for criminal charges against Patricia Lio, 52, of Westwood. The Milton police officer,...

  • car crash Apr 7

    Man Dies When Car Crashes Into Utility Pole in Milton

    A man died after crashing his car into a pole in Milton, Massachusetts, early Wednesday morning, police said. The man, a 39-year-old who hasn’t been identified, was ejected from the car, which had been traveling down Blue Hill Road about 3:30 a.m. Speed appeared to be a factor in the crash, according to Milton police. Some power lines and...

  • fire Mar 23

    Overnight Fire Destroys Future Milton Preschool Building

    Firefighters battled flames that broke out in a former function hall at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday in Milton, Massachusetts. The century-old Milton Hoosic Club function hall was being renovated for use by the Goddard School, a franchised private preschool and educational daycare company. The building is a total loss after a couple of months worth of construction, according to Milton Fire…

  • fire Mar 23

    Fire Destroys School Under Construction in Milton

    Firefighters battelled flames that broke out in a former function hall around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday in Milton, Massachusetts. The old function hall was being renovated into a future Goddard School, a private early education provider.

  • coronavirus Feb 5

    Hundreds in Milton Push for Students to Return to Classroom

    Despite growing evidence that it’s safe for students to return to class on a full-time basis, as well as guidance from federal health officials suggesting that in-person learning should move forward, a Massachusetts school district is resisting calls from parents to end its hybrid learning plan. A group of more than 600 Milton residents, including parents, want children to return…

  • pedestrian crash Nov 18, 2020

    Bicyclist Struck, Killed by Utility Truck in Milton ID'd

    A bicyclist was struck and killed by a utility truck Tuesday afternoon in Milton, Massachusetts, state police reported. Police said the victim was riding a bike on Blue Hills Parkway at Eliot Street when the crash occurred. The victim was later identified as 70-year-old Virginia Chalmers, of Dorchester. The truck involved belongs to Eversource and company officials said it was…

  • cruiser crash Nov 3, 2020

    Mass. State Trooper Hurt by Suspected Drunk Driver

    A state trooper was taken to the hospital after being hit by a suspected drunk driver in Milton, according to Massachusetts State Police. Kimberly Johnson, 40 of Brockton, was driving a 2019 Ford F-250 pickup truck when she allegedly crashed into the cruiser on Route 93 southbound around 10:22 p.m. Monday. The male trooper was taken to Milton Hospital for…

  • milton Oct 27, 2020

    Staff Shortage Forces Milton High School to Go Remote

    Milton High School has joined the growing list of schools pivoting to fully remote learning due to the rise in coronavirus cases.

  • fatal crash Oct 15, 2020

    Police Investigate Fatal Crash in Milton

    Police were working at the scene of a fatal car crash overnight Wednesday deep into a wooded area off the road in Milton, Massachusetts. The crash happened just before midnight on Forest Street and Chickatawbut Road, which were later closed by police. Massachusetts State Police were working on accident reconstruction and trying to remove the car, which was “deep from…

  • milton Oct 13, 2020

    1 Killed in Wrong-Way Highway Crash in Milton

    One person was killed early Saturday morning in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 93 south in Milton, Massachusetts, state police confirmed. Troopers were notified of a wrong-way driver just before 5 a.m. When they arrived at the southbound side of I-93, near Exit 3, state police said a Ford Escape sport utility vehicle had caused a four-vehicle crash, striking one…

  • POLICE Oct 9, 2020

    Milton Police Officer on Leave for Off-Duty Incident

    A Milton police officer is on leave and under investigation for an incident that happened off-duty. Milton police said they received a report about something the officer did in another community but did not provide any further detail. Officials notified the Department of Children and Families and the local police department where the incident occurred. Both are undergoing independent investigations,…

  • Weather Oct 8, 2020

    ‘It Was a Force': Storms Bring Down Trees and Electrical Wires

    Fast-moving storms made their way across Massachusetts and the rest of New England Wednesday, leaving trees and power lines down. There was a dangerous electrical show on Blue Hill Avenue in Milton after a tree brought down a large electrical wire and tilted the utility poles. The wire was arcing with loud bangs. Traffic had to be rerouted. “Oh my…

  • coronavirus in massachusetts Sep 28, 2020

    Milton School District Investigates Party Attended by '50 to 100′ Teenagers

    The Milton, Massachusetts school district is investigating a reported party in town where up to 100 teenagers were “possible ignoring” social distancing guidelines. In a statement, superintendent James Jette and Milton High president Karen Cahill first said they could not confirm whether any of the teenagers at the alleged party were students in the district, but said the party was…

  • fire Aug 19, 2020

    Fire Tears Through RV, Home in Milton

    An RV caught fire and quickly spread to a house next door in the early hours of Wednesday morning, according to Milton Fire officials. The fire spread to the attic and first floor bedrooms of home, causing severe damage, and the RV is considered a total loss. No one was injured. At first, it was unclear if the home was…

  • mbta Jul 14, 2020

    MBTA Bus Driver Assaulted, Police Look to ID 2 Men Involved

    An MBTA bus driver was assaulted in a road rage incident last month, Massachusetts authorities said Tuesday, as they sought the public’s help identifying two men they say were involved. The incident happened on an MBTA bus on Brook Road in Milton on June 25, according to a post on Mass. Most Wanted. The 60-year-old bus driver was struck 10…

  • Boston Jul 7, 2020

    Body Found on Bike Path Near Boston-Milton Line

    Massachusetts State Police are conducting a death investigation after a body was found on a bike path near the Boston-Milton line on Tuesday morning. Shortly after 6 a.m., state police said they responded to a report of a dead body on a bike path near Granite Avenue. The investigation is ongoing but police said foul play has been ruled out….

  • milton Jun 28, 2020

    Mom Leaves 1-Year-Old Alone Inside Hot Truck at Mass. Pond, Police Say

    A Boston mom is facing charges after Massachusetts State Police say she left her one-year-old child unattended in a hot truck for nearly 30 minutes Saturday afternoon at a pond in Milton. The 24-year-old mother, whose name won’t be released until she appears in court, was allegedly setting up for her child’s birthday party, according to police. A state...

  • Juneteenth Jun 20, 2020

    Hundreds Rally to Support Milton Teacher Placed on Leave Over Lesson Clip

    A rally in Milton yesterday sought to call attention to educational racism after a middle school teacher was briefly placed on administrative leave from a statement in a recent lesson. Pierce Middle School teacher Zakia Jarrett said she had been teaching a lesson around racism and poetry, specifically on the 1925 poem “I to.” “I said many that many cops…

  • Boston Dec 4, 2019

    Plane's Emergency Slide Lands in Family's Yard

    The FAA is investigating after an emergency evacuation slide fell from a plane as it was flying over a neighborhood in Milton.

  • Boston Dec 3, 2019

    Evacuation Slide Falls From Jet Approaching Logan Airport

    Authorities say no one was hurt when an evacuation slide fell from an airliner into the yard of a suburban Boston home. A company spokeswoman confirms to the Boston Herald that the uninflated slide fell from a Delta Air Lines flight from Paris inbound to Boston’s Logan International Airport at about noon Sunday.

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