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Town of Milton News

Posted Tuesday, June 27, 2017

News Release- A Travel Training Pilot, which supported Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School students in the Life Skills curriculum in learning how to use Milton Transit, has concluded with positive results. Facilitated by teaching and support staff, nine students participated in the pilot project during the 2016 - 2017 school year, which enabled students to develop practical skills and knowledge of the elements involved in travelling by Milton Transit, including pre-boarding, transit riding...

Posted Tuesday, June 27, 2017

News Release- Dave Pratt has been appointed Fire Chief for the Town of Milton effective July 1, 2017. Chief Pratt has held the role of Deputy Fire Chief for the Town of Milton since 2008. Prior to joining the Milton Fire Department, he spent 8 years with the Halton Hills Fire Department. In his role as Fire Chief, Pratt will also be responsible for overseeing the Town's Emergency Management Program as the Community Emergency Management Coordinator. “Dave is a respected leader who has...

Posted Monday, June 19, 2017

News Release- Milton Transit is partnering with the Milton Public Library for the ninth year to offer the Read and Ride program from July 3 to September 2, 2017. Youth 14 years of age and younger can ride Milton Transit for free by showing their validated library card to the bus driver upon boarding any conventional service bus. The validated card allows them to ride free on Milton Transit to anywhere in town. In 2016, the library validated 750 cards with over 2,000 trips taken during the sum...

Posted Thursday, June 15, 2017

News Release- Early this year, the Fire Prevention Division of the Milton Fire Department charged the owners of an industrial building for a Fire Code violation for a second time for the same offence within two years. Fire Prevention Officers determined the building, which operates as a furniture store that is open to the public, had not had their sprinkler system checked as required by the Ontario Fire Code. As a result, the Milton Fire Department charged the owners accordingly. On Thursda...

Posted Thursday, June 15, 2017

News Release- The Home Safe Home Program is a proactive education program designed to provide fire and life safety information to the public. Operating annually from June to September, Milton Fire Department staff go door-to-door, educating residents on fire safety and promoting free home fire safety inspections. The inspections provide homeowners with vital information on how to protect their loved ones and keep them safe from fire and associated hazards. Topics covered during the inspectio...