Photo for the day 09.14.14

Jim Coyne captured this shot of Ursuline Academy and Milton High track athletes going head to head in a run through Westwood’s Hale Reservation. We welcome your photos of Milton and its people. You can email them to

photo by Jim Coyne

photo by Jim Coyne


Brief bits: Reedsdale break-in and animal drop offs

The following two items are from posts on Facebook.

A resident reports that on Thursday someone kicked in her front door and gained entry to the home on Reedsdale Road. House alarms and an alert dog may have convinced the perpetrator to flee. If you noticed anything suspicious in the vicinity of Milton Hospital please contact the Milton Police Department. The MPD strongly encourage residents to report any suspicious activity at any time.

Soul Singer Gordon Michaels performs at Riverside Theater Works

One of Boston’s most seasoned soul singers, Gordon Michaels, is coming to Riverside Theatre Works for a one-time-only performance on September 27.

Michaels will sing your heart happy in “Blast of Broadway,” a cabaret show that he
will soon take to New York. Featuring show-stopping songs from The Wiz,
Dreamgirls, Ain’t Misbehavin, Smokey Joe’s Café, and more,

Children’s programs 9/14-9/20 @ MPL: Cooks ‘n Books

School may have started, but the fun for kids continues all year long at the Milton Public Library! In addition to our regular storytimes on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, we have these exciting programs for the young people in your life happening during the week of September 14 – 20:

Don’t Miss Brookwood Community Farm’s annual Farm-to-Table Harvest benefit!

Brookwood’s second annual Farm to Table dinner will take place Sunday, September 21, 4:00-7:00pm at the Bradley Estate, just down the road in Canton. This not-to-be-missed event will feature a chef-prepared farm-to-table dinner featuring all locally sourced food, craft beer, local wine and live music. I hope you’ll join us for this important event that support Brookwood’s mission.

MHS Girls & Boys Basketball Car Wash

Stop by the Cunningham school from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm on Saturday, September 20th and get your car washed by your super wildcat athletes. The girls and boys basketball teams will wash your car to raise money for their teams. All funds earned go directly to the basketball teams.

Norwood thumps Milton in field hockey

from Wicked Local Milton

Gary Higgins/The Patriot Ledger

The Milton High Wildcats fell to Bay State Conference rival Norwood at home on Thursday, 5-0. You can find a portfolio of photos of the game here.

Forensics Expert Dr. Henry Lee at Milton Library

If only Sherlock Holmes could be there! World famous forensics expert Dr. Henry Lee will talk about his life and investigations into notorious crime cases, such as the O.J. Simpson case, the murders of Laci Peterson and JonBenet Ramsey, the re-investigation of JFK’s assassination, and more.

Obituary: David Coen

David J. Coen, 43, of Boston, originally of Milton, passed away unexpectedly in Montego Bay, Jamaica, August 30.

Born in Boston, he was raised in Milton and has lived in Boston since 1999. David attended St. Agatha’s School in Milton, Boston College High School, and went on to graduate from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.