Senator Brian A. Joyce hosted a get together for Milton residents to meet with and hear from Congressman Ed Markey who is running for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Senator Kerry. Markey is running against Republican Gabriel Gomez. The election is June 25th. You can learn more about election logistics here in Milton at Town Clerk’s web site. Photos by Catherine Walsh. Click “Read more” for photos. Read more »
To get the entire community reading together, the second annual Milton Reads is underway and the 2013 book selection is The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World’s Largest Unsolved Art Theft, written by Ulrich Boser. Read more »
The Town of Milton Memorial Day Observance is scheduled for Monday, May 27, 2013. The American Legion Post #114 will begin its program with the raising of the flag and the placing of the wreath at 9:30 a.m. at Town Hall. Please click “Read more” for the full agenda. Read more »
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All are invited to join the Friends of the Blue Hills for a spring festival of stewardship and fun. The annual Green Up Day will be held on Sunday, June 2, from 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Ponkapoag AMC Cabins. Volunteers will enjoy music, face painting, crafts and a scavenger hunt while helping with an essential task: pulling up invasive weeds that threaten the Blue Hills. Read more »
The Milton Public Library’s teen book club has selected A Love Story Starring My Dead Best Friend by Emily Horner as its June pick. When Cass’s best friend Julia dies in a car accident, she leaves behind plans for a musical called “Totally Sweet Ninja Death Squad.” Read more »
from Boston.com – Your Town Milton
The following information was taken from the Milton police log. Suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.
Monday, May 13
Theft: At 4:34 p.m., police received a report of a stolen Fisher Minute Mount 2 snowplow valued at $2,500. The theft took place on Centre Lane. (TRead the full story here.)
Notice from the Department of Public Works
UPDATED GIS ONLINE MAPPER LAUNCHES TODAY MONDAY MAY 20, 2013! The Town of Milton Engineering Department has just completed updates to our Online GIS Mapper including our latest Municipal GIS data, 3″ high resolution aerial imagery (April 2012) and an enhanced Detailed Base Map that allows users to view and save a better quality, highly detailed map that utilizes improved cartographic techniques to enhance it’s visual quality.
Link to online mapper: http://www.mapgeo.com/miltonma/
Amy Morgan Link, a member of the board of the Milton Historical Society, has launched a web site on Milton History as a component of her efforts to providing 5th Grade Milton students with a unique historical tour of Milton. Ms. Link writes on that:
This blog was set up to enrich the tour experience by allowing the students to do a little exploring on their own. We want to show you how much fun history can be! Read more »
It was a glorious morning up at Brookwood Farm last Saturday for their annual Wake up the Farm pancake breakfast and plant sale.
from The PatriotLedger.com
The state Department of Conservation and Recreation held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday to unveil the Marigold Marsh boardwalk in the Blue Hills Reservation in Milton.(Read the full story here.)
The Planning Board is meeting in the Carol Blute Conference Room at Town Hall on Thursday, May 23 at 6:30PM. The agenda includes but is not limited to a hearing on Coulter Landscaping, 919 Blue Hill Ave., a discussion of the Milton Mews 40 B proposal, and a discussions of draft comments and an RFP for consultant services regarding Master Plan. The full agenda of this and all meetings can be found on the Town Clerk’s web site here.
from The PatriotLedger.com
The importance of community, especially in times of hardship, was a common theme at Curry College’s commencement ceremony Sunday morning. (Read the full story here.)