The Cahill Report – a weekly update on the Milton real estate market

MyTownMatters is pleased to present the first edition of the Cahill Report, a weekly update on Milton real estate activity produced in partnership with Laura Cahill. Ms. Cahill, an agent with the William Raveis Agency, is a resident of Milton and authority on the local real estate market.

Year to date there have been 93 sales in Milton compared to 94 in 2013. The median home sale price is $520,000 compared to $489,750 in 2013. Please click “Read more” of a complete list of upcoming open houses and recent transactions.

Liquor license for East Milton moves to Senate

State Representative Walter F. Timilty, a member of the budget –writing House Ways and Means Committee, has announced that House Bill 4191, “An act granting an additional license for the sale of alcoholic beverages in the town of Milton,” has been passed to be engrossed in the House of Representatives. As the lead sponsor of this home-rule petition, Timilty filed this legislation in the House of Representatives, with Senator Brian A. Joyce serving as a co-sponsor.

New Partnership Offers Summer Reading for Preschoolers

Looking for a fun place to read with your preschooler this summer? As part of an Early Literacy Advancement Initiative, the Milton Public Schools, the Milton Public Library and Milton Early Childhood Alliance are teaming up to offer “Summertime Stories for Preschoolers” at two locations this summer.

Film: Sleuth at the MPL

Sleuth, an Academy nominated film, will play in the Milton Reads series on Tuesday, August 5. The free film will air at 6:30 p.m. in the Keys Community Room (lower level) of the Milton Library, 476 Canton Avenue in Milton.  This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Library and is part of the Milton Reads special events.

Children’s programs 8/3-8/9 @ MPL: Vic ‘n Sticks, Crafternoon, Mad Science & more

Our Summer Reading Club is open for business and going strong!  For all of the details, please visit www.miltonlibrary.org/childrens.asp or come in to see us in the Children’s Room.  In addition to our reading program, we’ve also got a jam-packed schedule of exciting programs, contests, and special offers planned for your kids all summer long.  Please keep the Milton Public Library at the top of your list for summer fun!

Teen Brainteaser Night at the Library

Like puzzles and brainteasers? Up for a challenge? Then join the teen department at the Milton Public Library on Monday August 18, 2014, 6pm – 8pm for Brainteaser Night! Snacks will be provided. Bring your friends and work together to solve the craziest and mind-boggling puzzles and brainteasers!

Board of Appeals Hearing Tonight on Milton 40B project

Commentary by Frank Schroth

The Milton Board of Appeals will open a hearing this evening (Thursday, 7/24) regarding the application for a comprehensive special permit for the Hendries property. This is the next step in the proposed development of a 40B apartment complex on the site. The hearing is at 7:30 in the Blute Conference Room at Town Hall. Oddly, it appears that neither members of the Board of Selectmen or Planning Board are going to be in attendance.

Last week of Artspace Milton’s Summer Art Lab

1346380977-0-2ARTSPACE MILTON Summer Art Lab’s last week is BACK TO THE 60′s
Join us for a groovy time M-TH, 9a-12p 
artspace02186@gmail.com or check us out on FB.

July 28-July 31 Back to the Sixties
Join us for this week as we travel back to the 60s! We will learn about  and make Pop art, spin art, tie dye, games and more!