A final post

by Frank Schroth

As of this morning, MyTownMatter is suspending publication. The decision was a difficult one. It has been a great experience, circulation has never been better, and so it is fitting to end on a high note. I’ve learned a tremendous amount, and it’s time to move on.

Tucker’s Mandala moment

by Frank Schroth

Tucker 2nd Graders with Ms. Gillooly and Mr. Yignyen

Tucker 2nd Graders with Ms. Gillooly and Mr. Yignyen

This week, students at the Tucker school witnessed the creation of and learned about Buddhist mandalas. Tenzin Yignyen, a Buddhist monk, set up a space in the gym and over the course of the week he painstakingly created one the intricate sand paintings that are used as teaching and meditation tools by Buddhists.

Letter: TMM Christiansen thanks Timilty et al for efforts on airplane impacts

I very much appreciate Representative Timilty’s help and letter about the critical problem of noise and pollution from the saturation of aircraft arrivals and departures over Milton.  Thanks also to the Town of Milton officials, Senator Brian Joyce, Congressmen Lynch and Capuano, and Boston City Councilor Tim McCarthy for attending the hearing and supporting the request for an extension to the incredibly short comment period regarding the two new concentrated arrival paths (RNAVs) over Milton, Hyde Park, Canton, Dorchester, Mattapan, and South Boston.

DPW Notice: Milton DPW Open House 2015

Milton DPW wishes to thank all of our residents who participated in our Open House held on May 16, 2015.

Our primary goal for this event was to increase your understanding of what Milton DPW does, introduce you to our staff, and to showcase our equipment and technologies that go into our daily operations.

Neighbors ask Pulte for respect

by Frank Schroth

There was a brief meeting last night between town officials, representatives of Pulte Homes, the housing construction firm with a P&S to develop the Stoughton Property, also commonly referred to as the Town Farm, and the neighbors of that property. The purpose of the meeting was not clear to this observer but the frustration of the neighborhood was.

Representative Timilty urges extension on public comment period regarding airplane impacts

Representative Walter Timilty recently wrote to the FAA urging an extension to the public comment period regarding airplane impacts over affected communities. In an email to MyTownMatters, Representative Timilty wrote: “It is my belief that the most recent comment period, established by the F.A.A., regarding the incredibly, inequitable flight-plans that have been thrust upon Milton, to be unreasonable.” Please click “Read more for the text of Representative Timilty’s letter to the FAA.

DPW Meeting Notice: Central Ave Construction Project

Notice from the Dept of Public Works

Dear Resident,

The Milton Department of Public Works will be holding an informational meeting as a follow-up to the Central Avenue roadway construction project, to inform residents about the upcoming completion of work along the roadway, including both landscaping and signage improvements.

Blue Angles flyover

Unfortunately, we missed it but the Blue Angels flew over the area yesterday. WBUR has some great shots which you can view here.

Neponset Rowing to offer summer Masters rowing program

Neponset Rowing is offering a summer Learn to Row program for adults. The program starts the week of June 10th and runs for 4 weeks, 3 sessions a week. Boats launch from the docks at Milton Landing. You can learn more of the details and download the full registration packet here.