Mtg notes: Planning Board 03.25 & 03.26.15 – Hearing scheduled for sign petition; condo article discussed

by Frank Schroth

The Planning Board met last Wednesday and Thursday. They also discussed two citizens petition articles that are on the Annual Town Warrant. One deals with a revision to a condo bylaw article and the other to a moratorium on lit signs. (The primary topic of business was an ongoing hearing for a special permit to allow Thayer Nursery to operate a landscaping business from their Hillside location. That topic will be covered in a future post.)

Milton Public Schools Host Art Event

The Milton Public Schools’ K-12 Art Department is presenting the 2nd Annual Passport to the Arts at all of the schools.  Students and their families are encouraged to attend multiple exhibits and have their “passports” stamped by the art faculty at each school.  Families can pick up passports at any of the events below.

East Congregational extends Good Friday invitation to the community

Good Friday, April 3, at East Church (610 Adams Street, East Milton) — East Church extends an invitation to the community: Our Labyrinth, painted on the parking lot behind the church, will be open and unobstructed during daylight hours. If you come by car, please park in the adjacent parking lot on Granite Place.

Booster Can & Bottle Drive

The MHS Boosters are sponsoring a can & bottle drive on Saturday, April 4th to benefit athletic team fundraising. The boys tennis team will run the ‘Cans for Cats’ drive from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Milton high school.

Meeting: Board of Selectmen

The Board of Selectmen will be meeting briefly on 3/31 at 6:45 in the Cronin Conference Room at Town Hall. The agenda includes but is not limited to: a public safety discussion with Chief Wells and an extension of demo agreement of 0 Central Ave. The board will adjourn at 7:30 to attend a meeing of the Board of Appeals which is holding a hearing on a comprehensive permit (40B application) for 711 Randolph Ave at the Council on Aging.

Forbes House Museum hosts Victorian easter egg hunt

from Wicked Local Milton


About 100 children spent a snowy Saturday searching for pastel-colored plastic eggs on the front lawn of the the Forbes House Museum at the fifth annual Victorian Egg Hunt. (Read the full story here.)

Talk of the Town sits down with Suzanne Lombardi of The Plate

Our media colleague at MATV, Brian Kelley, host of Talk of the Town, recently sat down with Suzanne Lombardi chef/owner of the Plate. Ms. Lombardi is in the process of opening a second eatery, The Plate at the Milton Marketplace. She discusses here plans and her passion for food with Brian. Please click “Read more” for the video.