Keohane announces bid for re-election to Board of Selectmen

The following was submitted by the candidate

keohane_familyI am thrilled to announce my candidacy for re-election to the Board of Selectman on April 28th 2015 in the town we all love and proud to call home. I was born and raised in Ireland and came to the US in 1988 at the age of 21. I’m a twenty two year resident of Milton, a husband to Mary (from Arlington) for 24 years and father to our three daughters, Emily (21), Northeastern University, Julia (20), Drexel University, and Olivia (17) MHS, all educated in Milton Schools.

Photo for the day 03.02.15

We received a flurry of photos over the week end which is great. They will be posted over the next several days in teh order they were received. This one fromBob Hannigan captures, we suspect, a widely shared sentiment.

photo by Bob Hannigan

photo by Bob Hannigan

MPD Notice: Water Main break @ Blue Hills Pkwy

Notice from Milton Police Dept.

Second serious water main break since last night on Blue Hills Parkway on the West Side of Town. DPW crews are on scene. Updates to follow throughout the day as progress is made.

Join Artspace Milton for a Family Night Out @ ester

Screen Shot 2015-03-02 at 7.59.02 AMJoin Artspace Milton for a Family Night Out @ ester on Sunday, March 8th @ 4p. Children learn the legend of the leprechaun through stories and create a captured leprechaun in a jar, with instructors Karen Hainline and Janet Gilmore.

Ulin Rink open

by Frank Schroth

As reported here, on the town web site, and in yesterday’s Globe, the Ulin Rink was closed recently by DCR that deemed it unsafe until snow was removed from the roof. Curry College removed that snow and completed the work in time to have the rink reopened in time for the scheduled MIAA tournament game between MHS Girls and Medway/Ashland.

Leonard Nimoy and Milton

by Frank Schroth

The recent edition of the Bike Milton newsletter alerted us to the fact that Leonard Nimoy, arguably the brightest star of Star Trek, used to live here in Milton. According to Bike Milton he lived in the area of Temple Shalom (now Concord Baptist Church).

Obit: Pamela M. Bent

BENT, Pamela M. (Dubzinski) 71, of Milton passed away on February 19, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. Pamela is survived by her loving children Jonathan M. Bent of Milton, and Courtney B. Winter and her husband Anthony of Boston. She is also survived by her siblings Walter J. Dubzinski, Jr., and his wife Irene of Gardner, John Dubzinski and his wife Donna of Leominster and Anne Jasinski and her husband John of Templeton.

Obit: Steven Taber

TABER, Steven W. 59, of Milton passed away suddenly on February 25, 2015. He was the loving husband of Rene (Bingham) Taber. Devoted father of Eleanor and Olivia Taber both of Milton. Steven is also survived by his brother Carl Taber and his wife Natalie of Mattapoisett, his brother-in-law Robert Bingham and his wife Julia of Somerville, his loving in laws Paula and Frank Bingham, his nieces and nephews,

MHS Girls win nail biter, move on in MIAA tournament play

The Milton Booster reported the thrilling end to a hard fought game on their Facebook page:

In the fourth round of the shootout, Siobhan Murtaugh scored! The girls hockey team is going on to the next round!!! Congratulations!!

It sounds like it was all defense all the time on both sides of the puck. The Ashland Medway Mustangs and the Wildcats played to a 0-0 tie in regulation, and it remained 0-0 after two overtimes.

Photo for the day 03.01.15

Moira Downes captured this shot of a flag waving over “Mount Kellymanjaro” which I can’t wait to have turn into Mount Puddlemanjaro. We welcome your photos. Please email them to

photo by Moira Downes

photo by Moira Downes