Studies show that good nutrition leads to better performance in academics, sports, and in life! But how do you prepare healthy meals for your family? Children’s Hospital Clinical Dietitian and Milton resident Tara McCarthy, MS, RD, LDN, will lead a workshop for parents and caregivers to help them learn to wow the kids at mealtime. Read more »
Annual Town Meeting will convene on monday, May 7th in a historic locale. Brian Walsh, Town Moderator, will open the session at the First Parish Church on Canton Ave. The church had once been the meeting place for Milton’s annual town legislative session and is being held there in honor of Milton’s 350th anniversary. Read more »
The Quincy Choral Society and Orchestra with John Nichols, Music Director, presents Lest We Forget on Sunday, May 6 at 7:30 pm featuring the Boston area premier of Thomas Beveridge’s Yizkor Requiem.
This powerful piece combines the memorial services of the Jewish and Catholic religions, evoking themes of remembrance and comfort. Read more »
This is Tabitha. She’s a six year old spayed female domestic shorthair, surrendered when her last family had a baby. She has been living at the Milton Animal League shelter for a year. And shelter life is a stressful life for her, but we know she’s a happy cat when she’s in a home. Please consider giving her a chance!
For more information please visit the League web site or call (617) 698-0413.
During April, National Poetry Month, we are posting a poem a day. Our final poem is by local poet and MPS teacher Josh Coben. Mr. Coben is the author of Maker of Shadows and winner of the X.J. Kennedy Poetry Prize 2009. Thank you Mr. Coben. And thanks to all who submitted works that mattered to them. Keep reading!
The Bath by Josh Coben
In the sink I wash you,
slippery as a dish,
and wrap you, kicking,
in a towel. It’s you Read more »
Thousands of elementary and middle school-aged children will celebrate Walk and Bicycle to School Day by participating in events promoted through the Commonwealth’s Safe Routes to School Program on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Read more »
Michael E. Capuano mingled casually among the seniors gathering for bingo at Randolph’s senior center one recent afternoon. The seven-term US representative from Somerville, who is still learning his way around this new part of his congressional district, seemed to be making some good first impressions. (Read the full story here.)
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The AMG plant sale featuring annuals, hangers plants, herbs and some veggies will take place on May12, from 8:00AM-12:00PM at Town Hall. All proceeds will benefit town beautification and scholarships for Milton High School students.
NOTE – The Milton Amateur Garden Club is cited in a Boston.com review of the MFA’s Art in Bloom show. You can find that article here.
During April, National Poetry Month, we are posting a poem a day. Some may take exception to today’s choice. It is really ad copy. It was written for Apple Computer’s Think Different campaign. But if you didn’t kow that, if you just picked up a piece of paper that had these words on it, what would you think?
Here’s to the crazy ones . . . by Rob Siltanen & Ken Segall
Here’s to the crazy ones…
The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers.
The round pegs in the square holes.
The ones who see things differently. Read more »
from Wicked Local Milton
Bank robbers have held up a Mt. Washington Bank branch at 489 Gallivan Blvd. in Dorchester and reportedly fled to Milton. (Read the full story here.)